Free Sound Effects

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All files are available in both Wav and MP3 formats.

Attribution 3.0

Tornado Siren II

This is another tornado siren that was recorded and then moded by its your typical early warning alert system for tornados sounds like air raid siren. The preview above is just 40 seconds but the zip file is 15 minutes long, and the wav file is 5 minutes (50 MB) .Download the mp3 push play turn up the speakers and walk out of the room and see what happens :)

Delilah Delilah
 2073011     4/5

Attribution 3.0


Minigun starting up blasting hundreds of rounds and then winding back down. Very nice weapon sound effect.

Jim Rogers Jim Rogers
 637110     4/5

Attribution 3.0

Wont Start Fart

This fart sounds like an engine dying or a car unable to start. It could also be a fart that is giving up, throwing in the towel... er toilet paper.

Mike Koenig Mike Koenig
 401380     4/5

Attribution 3.0

Eerie Horror Scene

A very dark and eerie horror scene sound that starts off with a orchestral stab. Cool for haunted house or a scary movie or game.
 380431     4/5

Attribution 3.0

Tornado Siren

A tornado alert in stereo or air raid siren going off in a town out west, great for war or storms, or similar situations. Even good for a spooky movie.

Mike Koenig Mike Koenig
 322799     4/5

Personal Use Only

Movie Start Music

The song that comes up at the start of all those movies and other stuff.

 269857     4/5

Public Domain


A countdown from 5. 5 4 3 2 1 Go.

Me Me
 216017     4/5

Attribution 3.0


Sound effect of someone jumping. Almost sounds like a Mario or Luigi from Mario Brothers jumping sound effect. Great for a game or funny scene.

snottyboy snottyboy
 207132     4/5

Attribution 3.0

Old Car Starting

Old car engine starting up slowly and running. Very old model t car.

Daniel Simion Daniel Simion
 196572     4/5

Personal Use Only

Boxing Bell Start Round

boxing mma or wrestling bell begin or starting round sound ding once

 174784     4/5

Personal Use Only

Windows 95 Startup

The noise Windows 95 makes when it starts.

Microsoft Microsoft
 145283     4/5

Public Domain

Computer Start-Up

A computer starting up noise high quality. Great sound to replace windows default start up and windows default sounds.

Your Mom Your Mom
 121158     4/5

Attribution 3.0

Starting Pistol

Starting gun being fired marking the beginning of a race.

Stephan Schutze Stephan Schutze
 82327     4/5

Public Domain

Tape Deck

Super retro tape deck sound effect from a cassette player in a car. It has the click and reel sound effect, like you just popped a tape in and its starting.

stephan stephan
 73215     4/5

Sampling Plus 1.0

Teeth Chatter

Teeth chattering or teeth chatter sound effect. Great for someone who is cold, freezing, or similar. Sound requested by Ben Carlsile.

dobroride dobroride
 64296     4/5

Public Domain

Steam Engine Running

Sound of a steam engine on a ship or other place starting and running.

John John
 60791     4/5

Attribution 3.0

Count Off

Count off to 4 with drumsticks clicking. This sound usually precedes the beginning of a song.

Blake Blake
 60613     4/5

Public Domain

IMac Startup Chime

This is the startup chime from an iMac. It has been highly modified in order to include the work within the Public Domain.

Carlo Carlo
 58321     4/5

Attribution 3.0

Pen Clicks

The clicking of a ball-point pen. Thanks again to Simon Craggs for his contributions.

Simon Craggs Simon Craggs
 56914     4/5

Public Domain

Lighting Match

Sound of a match lighting. Great for fire starting, striking match, or smoking sound effects. Lighting match sound effect requested by Triszzy.

Mike Koenig Mike Koenig
 52738     4/5

Attribution 3.0

Random Son Talk

My son talking about a bunch of random stuff. He goes from telling me he pooped, telling me he farted, and mid sentence starts asking me what im eating. Hes as scatterbrained as i am for sure. Really cute.

Mike Koenig Mike Koenig
 45941     4/5

Personal Use Only

Start Your Engines

An announcer says gentlemen start your engines! Great race sound effect!

 41693     4/5

Public Domain

Striking Match

Sound of a match lighting. Great for fire starting, striking match, or smoking sound effects. Lighting match sound effect requested by Triszzy.

Mike Koenig Mike Koenig
 38571     4/5

Personal Use Only

Fishing Boat Start

The sound of a fishing boat starting its engine. Great ocean or lake fishing sounds.

 29282     4/5

Public Domain


A microwave starting running for a few seconds and turning off.

KevanGC KevanGC
 28671     4/5

Attribution 3.0

Fan Startup

Fan starting up sound. Start of a small or medium sized fan above the stove in kitchen.

Mike Koenig Mike Koenig
 26175     4/5

Personal Use Only

Common Redstart

Sound from a common redstart a member of the thrush or fly catcher family.

 11110     4/5