License: Standard License

Attribution / Credit Required

Sound effects licensed via this standard license require attribution in the form of a link or credit. We are fairly flexible on how you do this, but we recommend something like:

“Sound effects obtained from”

(Word it anyway you like, but please just make sure our website is added to the credit)

Can’t (or don’t want to) credit us if you use our sounds?

If you can’t or don’t want to attribute or credit us when using sounds from this license, you can upgrade your account to a Gold account with a small donation (you choose how much). This means you no longer have to credit us, you can also download the original WAV files for all sounds and the 10 second download delay is also removed.

Click here to donate and upgrade to remove the attribution requirement

What you can use our free sound effects and music for:

You can use our sound effects and music in any non-commercial, commercial and broadcast production, including….

  • Films, television and radio programmes
  • Commercials
  • Podcasts
  • Games and apps
  • Within software
  • YouTube videos
  • Blogs and websites
  • School projects
  • Presentations, conferences, exhibitions etc
  • Theatrical performances and live shows
  • Within physical products such as toys

Sound effects and music must be embedded into your production and not used as standalone sounds in isolation (in a sound effect app for example).

What you can’t use our free sound effects and music for:

You may not use our sound effects and music for the following purposes under any circumstances…

  • Our sound effects must not be shared with any person.
  • Our sound effects must not be distributed in any form including on other websites, on social networks, file sharing platforms, CD, DVD or any other ROM.
  • Our sound effects can not be loaned, rented, sub-licensed or sold to any third party.

We (or our contributors) retain the copyright to the sound effects and music at all times. Sound effects and music are licensed to you on a non-exclusive basis and subject to the terms detailed above.


The Licensee agrees to indemnify from any claims, law-suits, damages and any liabilities including reasonable expenses and legal fees incurred relating to any matter that may arise if this licence agreement is breached.

Disclaimer of Warranties provides the sound effects and music files on this website on an as-is basis and provides no warranties or conditions of any kind. While we have taken absolute care and precautions to ensure the sound effects we provide are error free, we will not be liable for any loss or damage to your systems as a result of downloading and using our sound effects.

Limitation of Liability

The Licensee agrees that holds no liability with regards to any claims made in relation to this agreement.

For any questions regarding your intended use of our sound effects, please contact us

Thank you and enjoy our free sound effects and music.