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Forbes Examines Modern Sound Design with Pro Sound Effects

October 2, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Interviews

In a recent Forbes article, author Nick Messitte spoke with Team PSE about the role sound effects libraries play in the sound design industry. The article examines the current state of sound libraries with Pro Sound Effects as the focal point. Messitte is familiar with Pro Sound Effects (he is a Hybrid Library user), stating: …

Hybrid Library Now Available for Annual Licensing

September 25, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Hybrid Library

Next Level News! The Hybrid Library is now available for annual licensing to media production companies with a single-user to 1000’s. The Hybrid Library is PSE’s most storied general sound effects library and includes annual updates and online access. Starting at $1,295/year, studios of any size can access the Hybrid Library online, on …

PSE Library Included in iZotope RX Post Production Suite

September 10, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Sound Effects

The fine folks at iZotope, Inc., a leading audio technology company, have announced the new RX Post Production Suite containing a comprehensive bundle of tools designed specifically to enable professionals to better edit, mix, and deliver their audio. On sale through October 21, the new RX Post Production Suite contains products aimed at …

Pro Tools Expert Reviews NYC Ambisonics

August 27, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Library Reviews

This week’s Sunday Sound Effects Round Up on Pro Tools Expert features a top-notch review of our newest sound library, NYC Ambisonics! Written by PTE Editor, Mike Thorton, the review begins with a brief technical examination of the Ambisonics format. Mike then dives into the specifics of NYC Ambisonics, raving about …

Free Online Library Access for 50 Schools

August 13, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Audio Education

Pro Sound Effects is giving free Online Library access to 50 schools for the Fall 2015 semester! That means access to a wealth of professional, royalty-free sound effects for you and all of your students – FREE for one semester. PSE already provides professional sound effects to top schools across the globe. …

NYC Ambisonics: Experience Unparalleled Flexibility With Virtual Microphones

July 14, 2015 by PSE in Library Releases

Software-controlled sound effects give sound editors endless creative possibilities The newest library from Pro Sound Effects – NYC Ambisonics – is available now for pre-order! Now through August 31, 2015, take advantage of NYC Ambisonics introductory pricing of $79 for a lifetime license ($119 reg. price).  2+ users? Contact When previewed … v3.0 Unleashed!

July 9, 2015 by PSE in New Features

Welcome to the new Pro Sound Effects website! For many moons, Team PSE has felt that our website has not done justice to showing what we do, the breadth of our offering, and how our clients are using our libraries. Over the past 6 months, in between trade shows and …

2015 International Music+Sound Awards Finalists Announced

June 26, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Awards

Founded in 2011, The Music+Sound Awards have championed the phenomenal music and sound-related talent and skill behind media productions across the globe. Nominees for the 2015 International Music+Sound Awards include: Patrick Jansson for NETFLIX documentary, Virunga Dean Valentine for American Sniper trailer Superhuman for Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer Alexandre Desplate for The Grand Budapest Hotel & more! Categories are divided into …

PSE Client Spotlight: University of North Texas

June 9, 2015 by Jeremy Siegel in Audio Education, Client Spotlight, Sound Effects Licensing

Every sound effects user is different. The PSE Client Spotlight Series provides examples of how Pro Sound Effects works with individual clients to provide customized, multi-faceted sound effects solutions based on their unique circumstances. We have worked hard over the years to hone our offerings for many industries, not the least …

Sound Design With Iris 2 + The Hybrid Library

June 3, 2015 by David Forshee in Sound Design

As a sound designer for independent film, I look for tools that get the job done quickly while not hindering the creative workflow that is at the core of what I do. With Iris 2, iZotope has improved upon what was already one of my favorite tools for sound design. There …