We have curated the Hybrid Library to be the best value general sound effects library available - it's our cornerstone and most revered library.

Sound professionals worldwide rely on the Hybrid Library to design the sound behind our favorite films, TV shows, games and beyond. Independent reviews show unparalleled search breadth, depth, feature set and lifetime usage value compared to any other general library. And every year we continue to improve the Hybrid Library with continual updates and new features powered by input from Hybrid users.


  55,368 broadcast .wav files

  297GB on 500GB hard drive

  Enhanced, Uniform Metadata - quick searches, more results: PDF | Excel

  293 Categories - spans the sonic spectrum A to Z

  Comprised of World-Class, Complimentary Catalogs

  Full Online Access - all sounds, 24/7 from any computer

  Annual Updates

  100 Download Credits for the PSE Online Library

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"This library presents an amazing value." - DesigningSound.org, 2013 Review

"There is literally no way [users] will go without the sound effects they need when they purchase the Hybrid Library." - Sound & Picture, 2014 Review

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Pricing Information:

Companies: The Hybrid Library is available to companies from 1-user to 1000's for buyout (starting at $3,495) and multi-user licensing (starting at $1,795/year). Questions? Need a custom quote? Email hybrid@prosoundeffects.com or call (646)706-7728 x10.

Through December 31, we're offering 20% off annual licenses! Email hybrid@prosoundeffects.com for more info.

Freelancers & Independent Sound Professionals: Apply to qualify for discounted pricing through PSE's Freelancer Program. If you qualify we will email you within 24 hours with links to purchase the Hybrid Library for as low as $1,500 (57% off reg. $3,495 buyout price).

Freelancers also have exclusive access to purchase Expansions 1, 2 and 3 (coming soon) - smaller general libraries curated to supplement the Hybrid Library.


Ric Viers (Blastwave FX), Stephan Schütze (Sound Librarian), Ken Skoglund (Sound Control SE), Douglas Price, David Forshee, Jeremy Siegel, Team PSE

55,000+ sound effects
500GB Hard Drive
Firewire 400/800, USB 2.0

Audio Demos

Broadcast .wav files
Mac and PC compatible
3-Year Data Replacement Policy

Customer Reviews

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