Search - by Pro Sound Effects
Search - by Pro Sound Effects

Organize. Pinpoint. Create.

Search puts your sonic palette at your fingertips to make your sound effects library work for you – so you can stay creative and deliver projects faster.

  • Organize your libraries and recordings.
  • Rapidly search, browse, and audition sounds.
  • Select and drop directly into any session or editing project.

What sound artists are saying about Search

Search is insanely fast, super intuitive, robust, and affordable. And it covers some of the features I’ve been really wanting from other sound library management tools.

Chris Kokkinos Chris Kokkinos Sound Designer

Search is an amazing value and everything you need to get your job done. It’s fast, simple to use, and fits right into my creative flow. I wish this tool had existed at this price point years ago.

Mark Kilborn Audio Director

Search is an amazing software to help you navigate your sound library. The UI is very clean (I love the colors) and easy to navigate. Creating, importing and sorting through databases is a breeze!

Eric Paulsen Sound Designer

Search: Create Order from Chaos



Search Tutorial: Overview


Find Sounds Faster

Combine keywords with Boolean search. Browse filters to drill down results and get what you need.

Organize Your Audio Files

Works with any library. Unlimited records and databases. Multi-channel support. Read and write detailed metadata in open iXML format.

Stay in the Creative Zone

Designed to be easy on the eyes. Customize with presets and favorites. Experiment with randomized results, varispeed, reverse and more.

Drop Directly into Any Editing App

Seamlessly integrates into your workflow for Pro Tools (Spot to Timeline), Reaper, Nuendo, Audition, Logic, Ableton, Premiere, Final Cut, Media Composer and more.

Compatible with:
Search Editing App Compatibility

Full Features

  • Index your local audio files: Unlimited records and databases
  • Combine keywords with Boolean search
  • Browse your library by category or folder
  • Audition sounds and select clips
  • Read and write detailed metadata in open iXML format
  • Mono, stereo, and multi-channel file support
  • Select one or more individual channels
  • Drag-and-drop your sound to any application
  • Spot to Pro Tools with handles
  • Apply effects in real-time: High-quality varispeed, reverse
  • Randomize search results to stimulate new ideas
  • Customize with playlists, presets, and favorites
  • Import and Export CSV databases
  • File type support: WAV, AIFF, OGG, FLAC, MP3 (Read Only)
  • File format support: Up to 192kHz / 32-bit
  • Watch Tutorial Video Series

Tech Specs

  • System Requirements: macOS 10.12 and later | Windows 10 - 64-bit version
  • Available only as a standalone app
  • Please Note: If you have a large collection of sounds, please download the free trial to test how Search performs on your system before purchasing. We’re working to improve performance with large databases, but your results may vary.


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