BBC Complete - The Complete BBC Sound Library
- - BBC Audio CD Series 1 - 166
- - BBC Historical Sound Effects Library
- - BBC Nature Sound Library
- - 560 GB Sound Material
The Complete BBC Sound Effects Library is a massive collection of more than 29'400 royalty free sound effects spanning the sonic palette, and covering the globe.
This comprehensive collection contains over two hundred sound effect categories including international ambiences, animals from Africa to Asia, wind and rain, machines, sports, battles and guns, traffic, and hundreds of others.
BBC Complete contains all the BBC Sound Effects Libraries such as the BBC Standard Sound Library on 166 audio CD's, the BBC Historic Sound Library and also the comprehensive BBC Nature Sound Library.
Complete BBC Sound Effects Library is a BBC product.
BBC Series 1 - 166 contains 15,722 noise and sound files from the BBC CD series no. 1 - 166, as well as the contents of the so-called BBC Historical Sound Archive. The BBC Series 1 - 166 Sound Archive is a comprehensive archive featuring standard sounds from every acoustic categories. The historical BBC archive contains special recordings (many of them unique) from the early days of sound recording. These include original Second World War recordings made during the Blitz in London.
All files contained in the BBC CD series are part of the legendary BBC sound archive. Specially remastered for use in digital production, they also include comprehensive metadata. Read more about the BBC Sound Library
BBC Historic contains a collection from real historic records and is collected now together with the BBC Standard Sound Library. The historical part of the BBC sound library contains original records from the old days - original audio material from the World War 2 or the orignal recording from the apollo space mission.
Launch of a Titan 3 rocket. ...pretty noisy!
The BBC Nature Sound Effects Library offers the most diverse array of nature and animal sound effects in the world. This extensive collection of 13,695 royalty free sound effects has been recorded by BBC's top sound engineers from the late 1960s to the present day. Never before released, this library contains seventy categories of nature, ambience and animal sound effects that cross borders and span the globe. Sounds include apes from Borneo, ice cracking in Alaska, killer whale sound effects from Norway and Ethiopian baboons.
This library also includes 10,000 bird sounds, from Costa Rican vultures to Canadian sparrows, from French bee eaters to South Georgian macaroni penguins. The BBC Nature Archives will impress your audiences with its exciting collection of international sounds from all over the world.
Every sound in the BBC Complete Sound Effects Library was recorded by BBC's top sound engineers in all corners of the globe. This library is delivered as 16 bit / 44.1 kHz broadcast wav files and contains rich embedded metadata for pinpoint sound effects searches. All sound effects are descriptively named and intuitively categorized in folders with descriptive names for easy browsing. The BBC Sound Effects Library's metadata is compatible with Soundminer and other asset management systems.
All the BBC audio tracks are individually available for download. You can preview all the tracks in mp3 quality in the Avosound Online Sound Archive and then order and download them instantly.
In addition to the mp3 preview, all sounds in the Avosound Online Sound Archive feature a waveform and spectrum monitor that provide visual information about the recording. Please click here to browse the Archive.