Looking for the opening theme to "The Andy Griffith Show"? How about a World
War II broadcast from Winston Churchill? You'll find all that and more here.
This site offers an impressive collection of WAV files from many genres.
Categories include cinema, radio themes, TV sounds, historical sounds, World
War II sounds, various sound effects, weirdness, space sounds and much more.
This massive sound archive is a good place to begin in your quest for free WAV
sound files on the Web. There's over 24,000 sound files here and a helpful FAQ
that can answer many of your sound-related questions. Categories include:
cartoons, comedy, movies, TV shows, spoofs, sound effects, "War of the
Worlds," as well as a good sound utilities section. (Note: some of the sounds
here contain adult language and themes). (The numerous
popup ads at this site make it a pain to navigate).
This fun site offers hundreds of high quality movie WAV sound files, including
many memorable snippets of dialogue from the silver screen. The site is easy
to navigate and is refreshingly free of popups and ad clutter.
Looking for free ACID music loops? This site offers a nice roundup of free WAV
samples and loops, suitable for use with ACID (Sonic Foundry's music creation
tool). FreeAcidLoops.net also offers other free resources for electronic and
This well-organized site offers a fun collection of free WAV sound files. WAV
categories here include cartoons, E-mail, golf, cinema, commercials, TV and
more. New sound files are added here daily.
Are you looking for free WAV files? This popular site serves up over 3,600
sound files and includes a search engine. WAV categories here include cinema,
TV, sound effects, computer system events, politics, humor and more.
Relive your favorite moments from the cinema at this site, which offers a fun
collection of free WAV sound files from hundreds of movies. Sound files here
include clips from classic films, as well as the latest Hollywood
At this site, you can download over 100 free theme tunes from dozens of
vintage and new TV programs, from both the U.S. and the U.K. Sounds files here
are available in several formats, including MP3, AU and WAV files.
Are you trying to locate a particular WAV file quickly? This speedy
dictionary-style search engine is the place to go; it indexes over half a
million WAV files. Sound Explorer will show you all of the different versions
of WAV files and can quickly locate rare songs.
An excellent resource for finding sound files, Wavhounds.com queries eight
major search engines simultaneously. It's a handy way to find WAV files, as
well as other types of sound files, including MIDIs, MP3s, etc.
Free Sound Effects
This fun resource serves up over 700 free WAV sound effects that include
everything from breaking glass to creaking doors to sirens to crackling
thunder. The site also accepts requests, if there's a particular sound effect
you're looking for.
This site offers a collection of free, prank phone calls. You'll also find a
wild collection of free sound effects and other gags.
An impressive site that has been serving up quality WAV files every day since
December, 1997. Plenty of sound files from cinema, TV and even commercials for
your downloading pleasure. Past selections are archived alphabetically. A
quality, well-done site that's among the most popular of its kind.
Looking for a specific sound effect or sound sample? FindSounds.com offers a
search engine that lets you easily locate sounds on the Web. The search engine
here lets you find files in several formats, including .WAV, .AIFF and .AU.
From creaking doors to crackling thunder to explosions, you'll find it here.
(Note: this site is family friendly, as all audio files containing obscenities
Comedy WAV Files
This site offer plenty of sound files capturing the funniest bits from various
U.K. programs. Programs include "Red Dwarf," "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the
Galaxy," "Blackadder," "The Young Ones," "Monty Python," "Carry On," "AbFab,"
and "Fawlty Towers" and more. So download a few files here and relive those
magic moments from the BBC! (Note: this site is no
longer being updated).
Have you got a bunch of sound files scattered all over your hard drive? Then
check out FoxPlay, an excellent, free music utility that'll let you easily
organize all the sound files you have into a single, manageable playlist.
FoxPlay uses the Windows Multimedia System to play MIDI files, and it allows
you to use your favorite MOD and MP3 players to play MOD and MP3 files,
respectively. FoxPlay also has built-in support for
mIRC, the popular chat client.
(Note: this site is no longer free). This clever
site offers a large collection of cool WAV sound files that you can use to
liven up your phone's answering machine. Surprise and amuse your callers with
famous personalities responding to their calls! From Humphrey Bogart to
Hannibal Lecter, you'll find a message here that suits your tastes. Categories
include movies, TV, comedy, weird, musicals and more. The files are also
available in MP3 format