Hybrid Library 2017

Looking for the core of your sonic arsenal? Get go-to sounds for any project at an unmatched value with The Sound Designer’s Secret Weapon.

Innovative media creators turn to the Hybrid Library as their go-to sound effects solution. Produce professional quality work quickly and creatively.

This library presents an amazing value. It's an incredible deal not worth passing up.

Shaun Farley Designing Sound Review

The most thorough cross-sectional library I’ve used in 18 years of work in the film & TV industry.

Adrian Ferry Post Magazine Review

There is literally no way you will go without the sound effects you need with the Hybrid Library.

George Peters Sound & Picture Review

I’m astonished at how much faster I can complete projects that sound better than ever.

Nate Hoffman Supervising Sound Editor, Re-recording Mixer

I have so many more options at my fingertips. This library has certainly paid for itself many times over.

Michael O'Connor Sound Editor, Sound Designer & Mixer

The quality is outstanding. It’s the best starting point if you are building your own library.

Oliver Lucas Sound Designer

The Hybrid Library is the core of any professional's sonic palette. Budget-conscious with zero compromise on quality.

  • World-Class Quality

    The Hybrid Library features more than 63,000 sounds. That’s 350GB of creative fuel recorded by world-class professionals to bring any project to life.

  • Stay Fresh with Updates

    Always Up to Date: The Hybrid Library comes with free annual updates. We stay ahead of the game to keep your sonic arsenal up to speed.

  • New Sounds for 2017

    Over 8,000 sound effects have been added this year.

  • Work Faster

    Easy, Accurate Search: Our sounds are embedded with rich optimized metadata and organized into 293 categories to streamline your workflow with lightning-fast pinpoint searches.

  • Online or On Drive

    Flexible Access: 24/7 Online Access means 63K sound effects continuously at your fingertips - in the studio, on the go, and anywhere in between.

  • Search Software

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Features

  • 63,812 broadcast .wav files (350GB)
  • Over 8,000 newly added feature film sound effects
  • 100% Royalty-Free for use in any project
  • Flexible Access: Hard drive, online, or on your server
  • 293 Categories: From most-needed to specialty
  • Rich Metadata: Optimized for fast, pinpoint search
  • View Sound List: Google Sheet | PDF | CSV
  • Full Online Access: 24/7 from any computer
  • Free Annual Updates: Continually keep your library fresh
  • 100 Additional Download Credits via PSE Online Library
  • Search Software: Drag-and-drop to your DAW

Tech Specs

  • Hard Drive: 1TB USB 3.0 hard drive - Mac/PC compatible (exFAT)
  • File Format & Resolution: Native Broadcast .wav formats: 24/96, 24/48, 16/48, 16/44.1
  • Search Software: Six-month trial of BaseHead 4.x PSE Edition. System Requirements - Mac: OS X 10.6 or higher | PC: Windows 7 or higher with .NET 3.5 and 4.5 installed.
  • 3rd Party Software Compatibility: BaseHead, Soundminer, Netmix, Workspace (Pro Tools), Find Tool (Avid Media Composer), Media Bay (Nuendo), Adobe Premiere
  • PSE Warranty: 3 Year-Data Replacement Policy - If the hard drive fails within 3 years, we will replace the drive free of charge.
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Hybrid Library Overview

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Getting Started

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Audio Demos by Category

Our sound effects come from world-class sound recordists. We capture authentic sounds and environments around the globe to elevate your creative projects. Here is a small sample of some of our sounds, organized by category.

Optimized Metadata for quicker searches and better results.

We include embedded metadata in our Hybrid Library audio files to speed up your search and streamline your workflow. Our descriptions are compatible with BaseHead, Soundminer, Soundly, Avid Workspace Browser, NetMix, AudioFinder and many more!

DOWNLOAD OUR FULL METADATA CSV HERE.

Explore Our Hybrid Library Pricing Options

Find the best feature and pricing fit for your needs
  • Individuals

    Best for Freelancers or Companies with 1-user

  • Multi-User Teams

    Best for companies and media creation teams with multiple users

Education

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Education / Academia

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Education / Academia

$1,995 Perpetual License

Regular price: $3,995
This plan includes:
  • 63,812 Sounds (350GB)
  • 1TB Hard Drive
  • Search Software
  • Online Access
  • Annual Updates
  • Royalty-Free Commercial License

Working with a team? Have multiple users? See Multi-User Teams.

Pricing Options

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This plan includes:
  • 63,812 Sounds (350GB)
  • 1TB Hard Drive
  • Search Software
  • Online Access
  • Annual Updates
  • Royalty-Free Commercial License

A licensing rep will contact you shortly (<24 hrs) with a detailed quote.

Freelancer? See Individuals.

Starting at

$995/ year

Get 24/7 online access for all of your students

This plan includes:
  • Non-commercial license
  • Online Access
  • IP-Authentication
  • Annual Updates
  • 63,000 sounds (2.1 TB)
  • 3 TB hard drive
  • Search Software

This library presents an amazing value. It's an incredible deal not worth passing up.

Shaun Farley Designing Sound Review

The most thorough cross-sectional library I’ve used in 18 years of work in the film & TV industry.

Adrian Ferry Post Magazine Review

There is literally no way you will go without the sound effects you need with the Hybrid Library.

George Peters Sound & Picture Review

I’m astonished at how much faster I can complete projects that sound better than ever.

Nate Hoffman Supervising Sound Editor, Re-recording Mixer

I have so many more options at my fingertips. This library has certainly paid for itself many times over.

Michael O'Connor Sound Editor, Sound Designer & Mixer

The quality is outstanding. It’s the best starting point if you are building your own library.

Oliver Lucas Sound Designer
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