Frank BryThe Recordist presents a collection of free sound effects in MP3 format. These sound effects are from The Recordist Private Collection library and the “Special Edition”. The MP3 stereo versions are sourced from high quality 16-bit / 44.1kHz audio files.

These “free for personal use” sound effects are also for sale for commercial use. Contact The Recordist to purchase a license for single or multiple audio files. You will receive the original source WAV files when your purchase is complete. Contact The Recordist for details.

To download a sound file, click on a download link in the player. PC users can also right click and “Save Target As” to download the file to their hard disk.

New Sound Effects for 2014!

Sounds From The HD Professional Series – 256k MP3



Fantasy and Science Fiction


Weather – Fire, Water, Ice, Snow, Wind and Thunder


Crashes & Foley


Autos & Vehicles


Industry – Marine: Boats & Ferrys


Doors & Structures


The sound effects here are for demonstration purposes only. Commercial use is not allowed without a End User License.

Single Sound Effect Purchase:

This work is made available for DEMONSTRATION AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY unless you purchase a commercial usage license. To be able to use the sound effects from The Recordist FREE SOUNDS page in theater, television, radio broadcasts, film, video productions, video games, web promos, music tracks, any commercial audio and/or visual production, etc. a license must be purchased.

To purchase a sound or multiple sounds use the “Add To Cart” button below. A single mp3 or WAV sound effect is $5.00 USD.

Adjust the quantity on the checkout page when ordering multiple sound effects to match the cost shown below. Example: For 5 sounds set the quantity to 3 ($15.00) • For 3 sounds set the quantity to 2 ($10.00).

Single Sound: $5.00 US
2 to 3 SFX: $10.00 US (Set quantity to 2)
4 to 5 SFX: $15.00 US (Set quantity to 3)
6 to 10 SFX: $20.00 US (Set quantity to 4)

Single Sound License for mp3 or WAV files. WAV files will be sent by email after purchase.

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This work is made and sold under license. By accepting this work, you agree to the following terms and conditions. Your use of this work is limited and restricted solely for the purpose of synchronizing recordings there from in timed relation with films, training or marketing presentations, radio and television presentations or commercials, and any other multimedia, audiovisual or computer generated displays, programs or presentations. Neither you nor anyone else may make any copies of any of the recordings on this work, except as may be designated to a single stand alone workstation for the purpose of specific audio and/or visual synchronization at your own facility. Transfer, copying or duplication of the work in whole or in part for any other purpose is expressly prohibited unless specifically authorized in writing by The Recordist. Transfer of one or more sounds to any format allowing network or remote access by two or more end users requires a multi-user License. In the event of a breach of these terms, action may be taken against you directly by the owner of the copyright.

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