Hybrid Library 2018

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
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
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.

  • Online or On Drive

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

  • New Sounds

    Over 8,000 feature film sound effects added since December 2016.

  • 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.

  • Stay Fresh with New Releases

    Your library comes with $100 credit to use towards new Specialty Libraries (Cinematic Winds, Submerged, etc.), Download Passes, or another General Library.

  • Search Software

    Instant Workflow Integration: Drag-and-drop sounds to your DAW.

Features

  • 63,812 broadcast .wav files (350GB)
  • Over 8,000 newly added feature film sfx since Dec. 2016
  • 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: PDF | CSV
  • Full Online Access: 24/7 from any computer
  • $100 Store Credit: Stay fresh with new releases
  • 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: 90-day trial of BaseHead 4.x Ultra. System Requirements - Mac: OS X 10.6 or higher | PC: Windows 7 or higher with .NET 3.5 and 4.5 installed.
  • Store Credit Details: Use your $100 Credit towards new PSE Specialty Libraries, Download Passes (individual downloads), or another General Library. This credit does not expire.
  • 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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User Story: Ryan Billia, Rumble Audio

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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
  • Online Access
  • Search Software
  • $100 Store Credit
  • Royalty-Free Commercial License

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

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This plan includes:
  • 63,812 Sounds (350GB)
  • 1TB Hard Drive
  • Online Access
  • Search Software
  • $100 Store Credit
  • 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
  • 63,812 Sounds (350GB)
  • 1TB Hard Drive
  • Search Software
  • $100 Store Credit

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

Hybrid Library

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
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
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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