The BBC Historical and 1-166 Sound Effects Library
Diverse sound effects from around the globe
The BBC Historical & 1-166 Sound Effects Library contains 15,722 royalty-free effects capturing pivotal moments in sonic history and sound effects from all over the world. The vastness and diversity is astounding, with sound effects such as Chinese fireworks, Pakistani walla, Westminster Abbeys, Czech chatter, WWII aerobatic dog fights, Big Ben bells at 12, Triumph motorcycles revving, newborn baby girl foley, streetfighting in Vietnam, Ford Model T false stars, oil drilling ambiences and far beyond. This library includes the original BBC Sound Effects Library 1-60, the previously unreleased BBC 61-166 as well as the entire unreleased EC series of sound effects.
Categories include Archery, Clocks, Footsteps, Horses, Motorcycles and many more. From Big Ben on, recreate sonic history with the BBC Historical Archives! This rich library is delivered on hard drive with embedded metadata for pinpoint sound effects searches.
Download excel tracklistings for the BBC Historical & 1-166 Sound Effects Library.
- 15,725 sound effects (282GB)
- 16-bit/44.1 kHz broadcast .wav files
- 500GB USB 3.0 hard drive
- Mac & PC compatible
- 3-year data replacement policy
All sounds in the BBC Historical & 1-166 Sound Effects Library were recorded by BBCʼs top sound engineers from across all corners of the globe.
This library contains rich, embedded metadata for pinpoint sound effects searches. All sound effects are descriptively named and intuitively categorized so you can easily browse. Metadata is compatible with Soundminer, Pro Tools, AVID, Final Cut Pro, NetMix, BaseHead and more.
The BBC Historical & 1-166 Sound Effects Library is sure to impress with international sounds from the around the world.