The sound designer's secret weapon: a reliable professional sound effects library for film, game audio & beyond. Our best value, #1 reviewed general sound effects library, designed to be your go-to for daily use - a reliable source of creative fuel to help you finish projects faster and produce better sound.
With 63,000+ sound effects (350GB) on hard drive - featuring free annual updates, full online access, and search software - the Hybrid Library is widely known as “The Sound Designer’s Secret Weapon.” Stop wasting time searching for what you need, and secure the tools necessary to tell your best story through sound for any project with a highly curated sonic arsenal organized into 293 categories.
Reviews from Sound & Picture and Designing Sound show unparalleled breadth, depth, features and lifetime value. Sound designers, editors and engineers worldwide rely on the Hybrid Library to create the sound behind our favorite films, TV shows, games and beyond. And every year we work with Hybrid users to introduce new features and updates that ensure the Hybrid Library is always the most useful it can be.
Free Annual Updates: Continually keep your library fresh
NEW: Search Software from BaseHead: Drag-and-drop to your DAW
100 Additional Download Credits from our Online Library of 225,000+
Curated from PSE's world class recordists
PSE Warranty: includes 3-Year Data Replacement
Audio Demos (by Category):
Metadata - Optimized descriptions for quicker searches and better results:
The Hybrid Library 2017 audio files include embedded metadata with detailed descriptions and categories to help you find what you need. The metadata is continually improved with feedback from our users and is compatible with all asset management software including Soundminer, BaseHead, NetMix, AudioFinder, Avid Workspace Browser, and many more.
We support freelancers and independent audio professionals with exclusive savings through our Freelancer Program. Application for Freelancer Pricing is free with no purchase commitment - apply here to gain access to the Hybrid Library for $1,995.
Ric Viers (Blastwave FX), Stephan Schütze (Sound Librarian), J.R. Fountain (Big Room Sound), Ken Skoglund (Sound Control SE), Guido Helbling (Avosound), Douglas Price, David Forshee, Jeremy Siegel, Team PSE