Press Release: Soundrangers Release Sound Effects Library On Hard Drive

SEATTLE, WA – March 30 – Soundrangers (, an award winning game audio studio, announces the release of its popular online sound effects library on hard drive. The Soundrangers Sound Effects Library has been inspired by years of custom sound design for video games and has been used for years by such industry leading companies as Google, Nickelodeon, Microsoft, Cartoon Network, Adobe, HBO. The library contains over 21,000 high definition sound effects created by the Soundrangers team of audio professionals. The sounds are edited and optimized for easy use in interactive media, traditional media and beyond. With short looping sounds, one-shots with multiple variations and source material useful for creating a wide variety of sound effects common to the video game genre make this a one of a kind, world-class sound library. The sound files are enriched with metadata compatible with Soundminer, NetMix, Basehead and other audio search tools, and are available in multiple formats, sample and bit rates. Delivered on a professional quality Glyph hard drive compatible with Mac and Windows, one year of free sound effects updates and complete with search software allowing easy auditioning and placement of sounds into most major audio applications. Founded in 1998, was the first online sound library to specialize in creating sound effects and music specifically designed for video games and interactive media. From the beginning, their focus was to provide unique, high quality sound effects and music designed for interactive media while utilizing a website delivery system focused on quick and easy sound auditioning, selection and download. Soundrangers continues to grow its library, now adding a terrestrial hard drive for users with large sound effects requirements.

Soundrangers, in addition to creating their own proprietary sound library, has spent more than 14 years developing custom sound and music for video games. This experience gives them a unique insight into the audio needs of video games and allows them to create relevant game content for their sound library. By releasing their library on hard drive, users with larger production needs can now easily integrate Soundrangers Brand Sounds into their production pipeline. Soundrangers is making it easy for sound designers and game developers to find high quality material that will work in their projects.

Game developers know that high quality sound content can help distinguish their products in the competitive world of video game development. However, locating sound effects that work within the unique demands of video game and interactive media production can be a challenge. Soundrangers continues to lead the way in making the process of finding, creating and implementing sound effects for video games easier than ever.


Soundrangers is a Seattle-based game audio studio that creates all original music and sound effects for video games. Soundrangers has provided custom sound design and music for clients such as Eidos, Activision, Postopia, Disney Interactive, Cartoon Network, Electronic Arts, Microsoft Game Studios, and also licenses pre-rendered audio content to developers via their website at

Announcing the Soundrangers Sound Effects Hard Drive

Announcing the

Soundrangers Sound Effects Hard Drive

Sound Effects Hard Drive

Soundrangers is proud to announce the release of our online library on hard drive. The Soundrangers Sound Effects Hard Drive has been created for maximum ease of use in interactive environments. In developing, formatting and organizing the library, our team of skilled professionals applied it’s own workflow and creative expertise in sound design for console and social games, iPhone and iPad apps, interactive software and websites.


The hard drive is meticulously organized into intuitive hierarchical categories. All sounds are pre-edited for easy plug and play. One shots are provided with multiple variations and precisely edited, ambiences are pre-edited to loop – all in all, the Soundrangers library features make it a rich sonic resource for interactive media, traditional media and beyond.


Features Include:

  • Introductory Price: $2900 USD (retail $3900 USD)
  • 21,117 sound effects (137 GB) on external hard drive
  • 1 Year of Free Sound Effects Updates
  • Portable, Production-Quality Glyph PortaGig 50 Hard Drive
  • Broadcast .wav formats: 24/48, 24/44.1, 16/44.1
  • Compressed formats: Mp3 and Ogg Vorbis
  • Optimized for interactive applications, video games and web design
  • Embedded Metadata for easy searching
  • Intuitive Category and File names
  • Sound Effects Search Software: Search, Audition, Drag & Drop
  • Mac and PC compatible
  • 3 year Data Replacement Policy
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November New Sound Alert 2010

sound effects New Sound Effects Added This Month:
This was a very whooshy month here in the Soundrangers laboratories. Hundreds of new whooshes added this month and just in time for the holidays! I’m not sure what the connection is, use your imagination.
sound effectsMorph Whooshes – morphing techno-squishy blend of organic matter
sound effectsHollowcore Whooshes – natural sounding yet with hollow overtones
sound effectsParticle Whooshes – a million little pieces all flying together
sound effectsSmoke Whooshes – light and fluffy yet still robust and full bodied
sound effectsStutter Whooshes – stuttering, sputtering or pulsing whooshes
sound effectsTexture Whooshes – complex bouquet of natural whooshiness
sound effectsTwirl Whooshes – spinning twirling and looping whooshes
sound effectsWhip Whooshes – doing their part to whip it, whip it good
sound effectsSuccess Sounds – orchestral and playful updates, a winning assortment
sound effectsMetallic Navigation Sounds – for your metal flavored interface needs
sound effectsWWII Airplanes – bombers and fighters from the 2nd war to end all wars
sound effectsGuillotine – some even with the fleshy sounds of head removal
sound effectsWerewolves – maybe not as cute as vampires but better sounding
sound effectsSecurity Doors and Fences – helps keep the werewolves out
sound effectsGun Handling Sounds – gun clunks, clinks and loading bullets
sound effectsMetal Pipe Stress – unique metal creaking and groaning
sound effectsFoliage – rustling leaves, branches and twigs
sound effectsWood on Stone and Dirt – drags, drops, slides and more
sound effectsand much more

October New Sound Alert 2010

sound effects New Sound Effects Added This Month:
Another big batch of sound effects! We’re continuing our quest to record and catalog everything that makes a sound!
sound effectsMelodic Startups and Logins – smooth and musical notifications
sound effectsGame Over or Fail Sounds – sorry, try again
sound effectsLasers, Blasters – Metallic – blast your enemy with a metallic flare
sound effectsWind-Up Toys – the noises of classic tin toys, a few new ones as well
sound effectsDungeon Doors – big, heavy and oppressive
sound effectsSmoke Whooshes – unique whooshes with a smoky after taste
sound effectsInsects, Buzzing and Vocalizations – tough to get those buggers to talk
sound effectsTigers, Panthers – big cats growling and roaring oh my
sound effectsChickens – mmm, tastes like panther
sound effectsHuman Breathing – from exhausted to panic, breath for all occasions
sound effectsFootsteps – without them we would just be standing around
sound effectsEuropean City Ambience – or domestic ambience if you’re European
sound effectsTrains, European, Bart Train, Subway – more variety is always nice
sound effectsSwamp Ambience – just like being there but without the bug spray
sound effectsWaves – why do they just keep coming
sound effectsTorpedo Movement – motorized underwater loops and passing by
sound effectsUnderwater Movement – handy sounds to have in your sound toolbox
sound effectsWater Fountains, Storm Drains, Dripping – above water movements
sound effectsFalling Rocks – various sizes falling on various surfaces
sound effectsWood Debris and Board Drags and Drops – build your own sfx
sound effectsHeavy Machinery, Tractors, Tread, Dumping Rocks – industrial strength
sound effectsShovel and Pickaxe – digging tools doing what they do best
sound effectsShotgun Shell Drops – spent ammunition dropping on different surfaces
sound effectsand so much more … tornado, trees falling, female screams, forest rain, canoe paddle, underwater propulsion, pump generator, foliage, shopping cart metal rattles, bottle knock over, brick scrapes, ice machine, Dark Atmospheric Music

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New Sound Alert September 2010

sound effects New Sound Effects Added This Month:
This month we added another big batch of sound effects. We are working hard toward our goal of creating a high quality recording of everything in the known universe that makes a sound. We still have a ways to go but we are getting closer every month!
sound effectsChains – a full collection of all types of chains, singles and loops
sound effectsToyota Camry – everyday cars sounds you need
sound effectsRenault Clio – zippy little euro car sounds
sound effectsSand – slow dribbles to fast pours and even loops
sound effectsCross Country Skiing – feel the cool breeze with these looping sounds
sound effectsCymbal Rolls and Hits – classic, all purpose sfx accents
sound effectsFire Extinguishers – blasts of chemical retardant, mmm good
sound effectsStutter Whooshes – unique whooshes with a pulsing quality
sound effectsCrowbar – heavy metal clunks, clangs and drags oh my
sound effectsMouse and Rat Traps – snap goes the rodent
sound effectsBouncy Boings – more boing variations than previously imaginable
sound effectsDrinking Cups and Glasses – what separates man from beast
sound effectsGas Masks – breathing, putting on, taking off, smell nothing
sound effectsPropane Tanks – hollow, metallic clunks and clangs
sound effectsCroquet – spend a civilized day in the sun with these sound effects
sound effectsMountain Streams– you can hear the freshness
sound effectsCar Tires – tires rolling on various surfaces
sound effectsFilm Clapboard – quite on the set… action
sound effectsTest Tones – handy sounds to have in your sound toolbox
sound effectsHarbor Ambience – sun, boats, water and birds, well imagine there’s sun
sound effectsSpring Bounces – big, springy spring sounds that sound springy
sound effectsKazoo – an underrated instrument, well maybe not
sound effectsClipboards – what are pens without a clipboard?
sound effectsCredit Cards – audio captures of the most powerful devices on earth
sound effectsCoin Purses – holder of the change that’s needed
sound effectsand so much more … water in sewer pipes, space shuttle rockets, film clapboard, maglight flashlights, pencil sharpeners, rain on tin roof, dust masks, gas cans, box cutters, electric air pumps, suitcase zippers, fly’s on windows, jewelry boxes, candle lighters, swimming pool ambiences, jaw harps, male screams, interior train ambiences, room tones, ballpoint pens

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New Sound Alert August 2010

sound effects New Sound Effects Added This Month:
This month we added one of our biggest batches of sound effects in awhile. More than a 1000 all new, original sound effects. All professionally created in our own sound laboratories. Here are a few of the highlights in no particular order.
sound effectsBicycles – a full set of all things bicycle, single sounds, loops, etc.
sound effectsBoxing – punching bags, boxing glove hits, body and face blows
sound effectsModern Navigation Interface Sounds – updated set of ui sounds
sound effectsStyrofoam – squeaks, crunches breaks, packing sounds
sound effectsArtillery Launcher – the launcher sounds and firing sounds
sound effectsBullet Casing – handling and dropping on different surfaces
sound effectsBeer Cans – guns and beer go together like, well, guns and beer
sound effectsLiquor Bottles and Bottle Caps – sloshing, rolling and clunking
sound effectsSterno Flame – very interesting burning and crackling sounds
sound effectsBricks – movements, clunks, breaking, debris
sound effectsGuitar Amps – all manner of electronic buzzes and futz
sound effectsBone Crushes – the gory sounds of bones being pulverized
sound effectsForest Ambiences – light wind birds fluttering through the trees
sound effectsLadders and Step Stools – the clunks and bangs of aluminum ladders
sound effectsComputer Beeps and Scanners – sci-fi menu and button sounds
sound effectsMetal Latches – useful for anything from interface sounds to robots
sound effectsShaving Cream Squirts and Splats – shave everyday, always feel clean
sound effectsToys – springy slinky’s, plastic lego blocks, marbles rolling and hitting
sound effectsCamcorders – little servos, switches and camera sounds
sound effectsTrash and Garbage – cans, dumping and rummaging through rubbish
sound effectsBoxes, Cardboard, Metal and Ceramic – boxes big and small
sound effectsKitchen Items – food processor, ice dispenser, bags, cookie sheets
sound effectsDoor Opens and Closes – metal doors, wood stove doors, freezer doors
sound effectsDoor Squeaks – more spooky squeaks and creaks of old wood doors
sound effectsGloves – latex, plastic, cloth, winter gloves, all very handy
sound effectsPellet Stoves and Wood Stoves – the electric sounds of pellet stoves
sound effects…and so much more

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New Sound Alert June 2010

royalty free music New Music Added This Month:
This month we’ve added a few new categories and updated many others.
production musicDrum-n-Bass Techno Music – bumping and thumping technotronica
production musicDubstep Techno Music – new category of uniquely flavored techno cuts
production musicBreakBeat Techno Music – updated selection of hard driving electronica
production musicAmbient Drone Music – layers and textures from the great beyond
production musicWorld Music – exotic sounds and flavors from around the world
production musicOrchestral Music – dramatic and emotional full orchestral scores
production musicClassic Video Game Music – fun tunes with a video game feel
production musicCalypso Music – sunny summertime vibes
production musicCorporate Music – new funky mixes to funk up that corporate video

sound effects New Sound Effects Added This Month:
We added way too many sound effects this month to list them all. Here are just a few of the highlights in no particular order.
sound effectsModern Navigation Interface Sounds – new set of buttons, rollovers, etc.
sound effectsOld School Video Game Beeps – beeps reminiscent of days gone by
sound effectsPoofs – just like the name says, the uses are endless
sound effectsBuilding Collapses – big and ugly description sounds with texture
sound effectsClean Whooshes – a fresh flavor in our large arsenal of whooshes
sound effectsSmall Creatures – small furry vocalizations from parts unknown
sound effectsCarcass Rips – tearing flesh, blood, guts, good times
sound effectsWalkie-Talkies – beeps and squelches
sound effectsCable Wrenches – handy sounds for many big, clunky metal uses
sound effectsOffice Chairs – heck, everyone’s gotta sit somewhere
sound effectsCinder Blocks – impacts, debris and other sounds of stone joy
sound effectsGlass Debris – unique glass movement and breaks
sound effectsOrchestra Tuning – cacophony of noise from fine tuned instruments
sound effectsCrowd Applause – large concert hall added to our crowded crowds
sound effectsFake Leather Movement – say may even say pleather!
sound effectsGiant Water Splashes – big and wet, just as advertised
sound effects…and much more

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New Sound Alert May 2010

royalty free music New Music Added This Month:
Our latest batch of high quality stock music.
production musicBreakBeat Techno Music – a juicy selection of hard driving electronica
production musicOrchestral/Techno Hybrid Music – a potent blend of musical styles
production musicDark Atmospheric Music – layers and textures from the great beyond
production musicHard Rock Music – heavy duty instrumentals with guitars that can kill
production musicIndie/Skate Rock Music – these guitars may not kill but they will twang
production musicClassic Video Game Music – quirky little tunes with a classic game vibe
production musicScientific / Mystery Music – more mysterious undertones
production musicIndustrial Music – more abrasive blends of hard rock and electronica
production musicChillout Music – a fresh batch of hip smooth grooves
production musicSolo Piano Music – mellow and emotion piano compositions

sound effects New Sound Effects Added This Month:
Fresh from our recording studios, quality crafted sound effects.
sound effectsMud Sound Effects – bubbles, splats, squishes, suction and more
sound effectsPneumatic Impact Wrenches – time to hit the pits for a tire change
sound effectsScreams – men, women and children screaming in terror
sound effects…and much more

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New Sound Alert March 2010

sound effects New Sound Effects Added This Month:
Our latest batch of all original, quality crafted sound effects.
sound effectsJail Cell Doors-big, textured, metal, creaky, rolling, door sounds
sound effectsWarriors-marching, fighting, shouting, pain and death. good times!
sound effectsElectrical Bursts-high voltage arc, buzzes, shocks and Tesla coil zaps
sound effectsCaskets and Coffins-stone and wood, sliding, opening and closing
sound effectsFish-big and small jumping through the water
sound effectsHorses-eating, walking, running everything but talking
sound effectsSheep-now these little critters are doing some talking
sound effectsHome Entertainment-good time electronic devises of all sorts
sound effectsRope Tension-stress and stretching sounds. hang’em high!
sound effectsBoxes-cardboard, plastic, with junk, without junk, all thing ‘box’
sound effectsTinfoil-movement, tearing, crumpling, everything but chewing, yuck.
sound effectsSheet Metal-impacts, slides and all manor of sheet metal noises
sound effectsPlastic Tarps-not too exciting but sometimes you gotta have’em
sound effects…and much more

royalty free music New Music Added This Month:
Fresh from the studio to you….
production musicPastoral Thematic Orchestral Music-bittersweet orchestral underscores
production musicClassical Music-some of the finest classical music pieces known
production musicLight Orchestral Music-orchestral music for the whole family

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