New Free SFX Releases

Brisbane Southbank

New scene, new sounds… Brisbane

Everyone needs a break from time to time so when Alan fancied a get-away for a couple of days to Brisbane for a change of scene, you might be forgiven for thinking that he went for…well you know…a break. Turns out though he couldn’t resist the lure urban recording opportunities visiting Australia’s capital had to offer, so he took a binaural rig to capture some immersive am... »

C-130 Hercules Aircraft

Planes, pots and pans

Free To Use Sounds are at it again with another generous contribution of 23 sounds. The great thing about their content is that you never know what you’re going to get. From restaurants one minute to hydrophone and contact recordings the next, their recordings definitely cover the full length and breadth of what’s available. Free to Use Sounds are known for their recordings of sound ef... »

Blue whale

Blue whale heartbeats, snooker and more free sound effects

As always, we’ve added a large batch of new free sound effects this week, too many to mention in fact, but I wanted to mention a few that I felt worthy, for various reasons. Check them out below. Vinyl scratch This sound (the sound of the turntable needle being wrenched across the grooves of the record) is often associated with an abrupt end to not only music, but all manner of other things, so it... »


Shout out for PMSFX

Last year we were fortunate enough to welcome ten new contributors to the Zapsplat community, who gave us a tremendous breadth of material produced by amazing heights of talent. One of these ten contributors is PMSFX, who have given us stacks of different sounds from Foley and metal impacts to cinematic trailer sounds, horror and sci-fi effects and they’re not stopping there. They’ve j... »

Illustrated water drips

146 new free designed game sound effects

Game developers make up a large percentage of our user base, so making sure we have the right sounds for all your game dev needs is something we are working on daily. I was checking out some of the amazing libraries that exist out there on the web and realised, one of the sound sets we are lacking are wet splashes, plops, pops and other soggy sounds. I decided to set about creating some. One of th... »


We’re back with 52 new free sound effects

Today marks the first proper day back for us and straight into recording and creating more free sound effects. It’s been really nice to take a little time off and spend it with my family. I normally just take a few days off over Christmas, but this last year has been so busy and intense, it felt only right to take some time to relax and restore the creative energies. I have a whole backlog of soun... »

Sound Wave

Fox Audio and FreeToUseSounds

It doesn’t seem like long ago at all that I was writing blog articles to showcase the latest contributions from Fox Audio Post production and FreeToUseSounds, not long indeed since we were welcoming Fox Audio as a new contributor. Well now both companies have given us even more sounds which I’ll give you a guided tour of below. Fox Audio Post-production The next contribution from Fox A... »

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Alan’s Audio Avalanche

Over the last month or two, our site founder Alan has been busy producing all kinds of sound effects to add to our growing collection. The total has been growing so fast I’ve barely been able to keep up, but now that things are winding down for Christmas, I can draw level again and walk through all the new stuff that’s available. Well when I say walk through it all, there are over 680 ... »


New free whoosh sound effects for your movies and more!

One of the sounds we often get requested by users are whooshes, sweeps and other transition sound effects. They are popular because they have a wide range of uses, from scene transitions, recreating the sound of an object passing by at speed, to enhancers for trailers, animated objects and more. As someone who loves experimenting with editing sounds, mixing and layering them up and generally playi... »


Crashes and Creaks, Motors and Modulation

It’s time for another round-up of some of the latest sounds we have for you and this time the offerings come from PMSFX and Zapsplat, We’ve got over 60 sounds to cover so let’s get started! (Enter PMSFX with a Bang) They’ve done it again! We really are grateful to PMSFX for the number and quality of sounds that they’ve has given us and they just keep coming. Last time... »