Free Online Library Access for 50 Schools

We are 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.

Apply below to reserve a free semester of professional, royalty-free sound effects library service for your school!


Pro Sound Effects® already provides professional sound effects resources to many top schools across the globe. Our Online Library has opened the door for schools of all shapes and sizes to enjoy easy, on-demand, instant access to the richest sonic resources available, anywhere on or off campus. In order to help more and more schools imagine and create at the highest levels possible, we are offering a free semester of Online Library Access for 50 schools who apply by September 15th.

Any school with a media arts or audio program is qualified to apply, and if accepted, will receive access to the Pro Sound Effects Online Library and over 50,000 royalty-free sound effects for unlimited use in any film, video, audio, app or creative arts project. After the Fall Semester, schools will have the option to continue, upgrade, or downgrade their service. See application terms and conditions here.

Since 2004, top schools around the world have been using Pro Sound Effects Library to enhance their curriculum and student production resources.

Elon University - Vic Costello

Our students have access to a world of sonic resources, instantly helping them to imagine and create more.

    Vic Costello – Associate Professor, School of Communications, Elon University

Free Semester Features:

  • Unlimited Online Access to 50,000+ sounds from any computer through the Pro Sound Effects Online Library
  • Spans the Sonic Spectrum A to Z: Categories include Ambiences, Animals, History, Nature, Science Fiction, Technology, Warfare and beyond
  • 100% Royalty-Free, Non-Commercial Usage
  • Unlimited users, Unlimited Access
  • Create & Share Playlists
  • Continually Updated
  • Licensing Quote with Free Semester Setup: So you know exactly what the costs are to continue after your free semester.
  • See application terms and conditions below.

Students have come to rely on the Pro Sound Effects Library for the variety of sounds, the quality of the recordings and the ease of use.

    • Brenda Jaskulske –

Department of Media Arts, University of North Texas

University of North Texas - Brenda Jaskulske

Featured Education Clients:

  • Elon University
  • George Mason University
  • University of Calgary
  • University of North Texas
  • SAIT Polytechnic
  • The Art Institutes
  • Foothill College
  • Sonic College (Denmark)
  • UC Riverside
  • Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Columbus State Community College
  • Towson University
  • St. Monica’s College (Australia)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey

About Pro Sound Effects

How This Works:

Apply below – a PSE representative will evaluate and respond within two business days. Once your application is accepted, then:

  1. We will assess your technical setup and number of users to provide you with a quote for costs after the free semester.
  2. We set you up with a license agreement, covering you for the Fall 2015 semester and any Winter sessions, as applicable.
  3. You enjoy a full semester of unlimited, non-commercial, royalty-free sound effects usage via the Pro Sound Effects Online Library.
  4. Prior to the start of the following semester, you may choose to continue, upgrade, or downgrade your service at the predetermined rate.
Additional terms and conditions:
  • Instructors, faculty, IT, or library personnel from Any academic institution is eligible: High schools, universities, trade/vocational schools, community colleges – if you are producing media with sound, you are welcome!
  • You must be an instructor, faculty (adjunct included), IT, or library personnel from your school to apply. Students: share this offer with your instructors and department heads!
  • No commitment required beyond the initial, free semester of service.
  • All licenses are non-commercial, for academic purposes only. If a student wishes to obtain perpetual commercial clearance for their projects, we make that available to them for a one-time fee of $100.
  • Available first come, first served. The first 50 schools to apply and be accepted will get the free semester!

Apply for a Free Semester of Sound Effects!

We will process your application and contact you within two business days to discuss further.

For more immediate Support and Assistance
Tel. 646-706-7728 x10