Licensing Sound Effects

Avosound End User License Agreement

Terms And Conditions


This End User License Agreement is a legal agreement between YOU and AVOSOUND. By using the AVOSOUND website, products and audio content, you acknowledge and agree to the stated terms, conditions, and limitations of use of this License Agreement.

AVOSOUND's products are licensed to you, not sold, and the rights granted herein are validated by proof of payment of associated licensing fee. The license payment gives you as an individual or single (1 person) user a lifetime non-transferable, worldwide license for synchronization rights to incorporate this sounds in any audiovisual production.

Rights Granted

You have the right to synchronize the audio content from any AVOSOUND royalty free product with audio and/or visual productions or applications such as: film and video productions - training and marketing presentations - corporate videos - on hold messages - radio presentations or commercials - television presentations or commercials - musical recordings - live performances - Web pages - multimedia presentations - interactive programs - computer games - audio-visual or computer generated displays, programs or presentations which may incorporate streaming audio or podcasts (hereinafter referred to as "the Production").

You may create copies of the Production. If you sell, lease, give away or otherwise distribute copies of the Production, the rights and limitations to AVOSOUND's synchronized audio content as outlined in this End User License Agreement are in effect for the life of the Production and pass automatically to the End User of the Production. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

In simplest terms, YOUR payment grants YOU, as an individual or single (1 person) user entity, a royalty-free, perpetual license to use the Sounds in synchronized manner.

Any use of the sounds included in this End User License Agreement by multiple individuals (2 persons or more) or multiple person (2 persons or more) entities in the same location and/or different locations, without receiving proper consent and license by virtue of obtaining the necessary Multi End User License issued by AVOSOUND or it's authorized distributors, is strictly prohibited.

For information on obtaining a Multi-User End License, call us or contact us at


Copyright infringement is a serious offense. AVOSOUND protects its copyright by all necessary means, including legal action.

You are not authorized to:

  • Make copies of any of the unsynchronized recordings contained within our royalty free products, except as may be designated to a single stand alone workstation for the sole purpose of specific audio and / or visual synchronization at your own facility. You are only licensed to keep one copy of the audio content on one stand alone workstation at any given time.
  • Allow two (2) or more people in the same location and/or different locations to access the AVOSOUND products, whether the products have been copied to a computer server or hard drive, without prior multi-user licensing and consent from AVOSOUND.
  • Copy, duplicate, provide access to, sell, lease, loan or give away unsynchronized sounds from any AVOSOUND royalty free product by any means including the World Wide Web, streaming audio or any delivery method now known or which shall become known.
  • Transfer, re-record, copy or duplicate any AVOSOUND royalty free product, in whole or in part, for any purpose not authorized under this End User License Agreement without express written authorization from AVOSOUND.
  • Provide remote access to unsynchronized sounds from any AVOSOUND royalty free product to any location remote from your licensed address without a valid Remote Access License issued directly to you for this specific purpose by AVOSOUND.
  • Provide sounds from any AVOSOUND royalty free product in whole or in part as mobile telecom audio content such as ring tones, toys, smart chips, soundboards, soundscapes, multimedia messaging services (MMS), SMS and VoIP software applications, smartphone apps, hardware devices, voice messaging, audio enhancements, greeting mail services, or other content applications now known or which shall become known, without a valid license issued directly to you for this specific purpose by AVOSOUND. For inquiries on specific usages of this nature and more information on obtaining a Custom Application License, call us or contact us at
  • Sell or otherwise dispose of computers, hard drives or discs or any other electronic storage media which contains AVOSOUND's proprietary sounds or music (Sounds) unless all the Sounds have been deleted. All Sounds maintained on any computers, hard drives, discs or any other electronic storage media must be deleted immediately upon any return of AVOSOUND's product to the vendor, or upon the transfer or sale of any AVOSOUND's proprietary materials to any other third party.
  • Change or alter in any way an original music composition owned or represented by AVOSOUND (for example adding instruments or lyrics) without the prior written consent of the owner.

Performing Rights

With respect to any music compositions that may be included in any AVOSOUND royalty free product, this License does not include Performing Rights. Performing Rights represent the entitlement of music composers and publishers to benefit from the public performance of their compositions. Performing Rights societies like ASCAP and BMI in the United States and SOCAN in Canada, as well as many more around the world, have been established to collect and fairly distribute Performing Rights fees to music composers and publishers.

If you use any musical compositions contained within any AVOSOUND royalty free product for either broadcast or non-broadcast productions that are eligible for documentation by Performing Rights associations, said music use should be reported to your local Performing Rights society and AVOSOUND.

You agree to promptly furnish AVOSOUND with a complete and accurate music cue sheet for any production that is broadcast on television or distributed theatrically. Such cue sheet shall correctly identify the copyright owner, publisher, song title, and length of use for all Music licensed from AVOSOUND.


AVOSOUND warrants that your use of AVOSOUNDS's royalty free products in accordance with this License does not infringe on any third party proprietary rights.


AVOSOUND accepts no responsibility for any loss of business or business profits resulting directly or indirectly from the performance of any AVOSOUND royalty free product. AVOSOUND's liability is limited and restricted solely to replacement at no charge of the AVOSOUND royalty free product in question.