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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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Recent sound effects

- Cicadas
- Car passing 50km/h 2
- Steam locomotive, tunnel 1
- Old camera trigger
- Hiss of steam train 3
- The Six Million Dollar Man
- Remove ankle boot 2
- Airplane, pass 1
- Steam locomotive, passage
- Remove ankle boot 1

All the latest sounds

Most downloaded

- Forest
- Message 1
- Computer keyboard
- Rain and Storm 2
- Tic Tac mechanical alarm clock 5
- Applause 1
- Rooster song
- Shot Beretta M12 9mm
- Message sent
- Thunderbolt

All the most downloaded sounds

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


- Download and Use sounds and music
- How to Record Discord Audio Using Audacity
- What is a De-esser And How to Use It
- De-esser Plugins
- Audio Limiter
- Best Plugin Limiter

- What is Audio Compression
- How to Use a Compressor?
- Types of Audio Compressors
- VCA Compressors: All You Need to Know
- Compression on Acoustic Guitar
- Best Vocal Compressors
- Vocal Compressor Settings
- Bass Compression: A Definitive Guide
- Compressor Settings for Kick Drum
- Best Compressor Plugins
- Compressor Ratio
- Compression Threshold
- Attack and Release Compressor
- Sidechain Compression
- Parallel Compression
- Optical Compressors
- Multiband Compression
- 1176 Audio Compressor
- EQ Before or After Compression
- SSL Compressor Plugins

- FL Studio vs Ableton
- How to Connect MIDI Keyboard to FL Studio
- How to Record Vocals in FL Studio
- How to Copy and Paste in FL Studio
- How To Add Plugin To FL Studio
- How to Add Drum Kits to FL Studio 12
- How to Quantize a Song in FL Studio
- How to Export Stems in FL Studio
- How to Sidechain in FL Studio
- How to Randomize Velocity in FL studio
- How To Change FL Studio Background

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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


What could be better than a soundscape to fall asleep, meditate or work, create a peaceful atmosphere or a sound exhibition, no longer hear his tinnitus, etc. ? It's this way >

The blog

- International Dawn Chorus Day
- Plants make sounds
- Wikimedia, the sound of all human knowledge
- My sounds in NFT
- Lucien MOATTI, Doctor and Foley artist?
- Margaret McCollum and her husband's voice
- Blind, he is Street Fighter V champion
- 16,000 records of the BBC
- New site

All blog posts


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