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Latest sound effects

- Handbrake, released 1
- Common nightingale 2
- Outside talks 5
- Forest 5
- Car interior, 80 km/h
- Thunder 3
- Outside talks 4
- Handbrake, activated 1
- Shaving foam 5
- Thunder 2

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- Waves and Sandwich tern
- Shot Beretta M12 9mm
- Countryside
- Forest
- Message 1
- Wind
- Applause 1
- Fast steps on concrete
- Sea: waves
- Rain and Thunder 2

All the most downloaded sounds

Welcome to BigSoundBank is a library of free, royalty free sounds. The best quality soundbank for any commercial and non-commercial use. Sounds effects, ambiences, soundscapes and atmospheres in MP3, WAV, BWF, AIFF, OGG, FLAC, AAC and M4A formats. Listen and download ! For podcast, movie, broadcast, video games, teaching, audiovisual, theater, radio, development and more media productions.

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Sound Quiz (Free game)

Small audio quiz. 4 levels, sounds to listen to, questions, only one answer possible. It's your turn ! It's this way >

Illustration du quiz sonore

Museum of Lost Sounds

This museum is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of lost or endangered sounds. Don't miss the opportunity to go back in time and discover or rediscover the sounds that have been lost in history. It's this way >

Museum of Lost Sounds


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- How to Autotune in FL Studio

- DIY Bass Traps
- Integrate audio into your website

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The Foley Artist's Laboratory

In each episode, I reveal a foley artist's secret. The episodes are in French, my native language, but sometimes subtitled and otherwise easy to understand. To see all the episodes, follow this link >

Le Labo du Bruiteur sur Youtube


Here are some boards of a comic strip that I started to make, on the theme of sound recording and sound effects. The English version is not yet fully realized. It's this way >

Illustration de la BD

The blog

- Hot chocolate effect
- Onomatopoeia around the world
- A series of sound-related epidemics
- College Music Playlists for Every Occasion: Study, Relax, Party
- 10 Inspiring Careers in the Music Industry for College Graduates in 2024
- Music Education Program: Which Path is Right for You?
- Embracing Music Therapy For Students for Enhanced Well-Being
- Path and Opportunities of Sound Engineering Evolution
- Reasons to Incorporate Background Music in Your School Podcast
- The Oldest Audio Recording

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