Series 2000 Sound Effects Library

2000 Royalty Free Sound Effects on 22 CDs or as a Download

Series 2000 Sound Effects Library from Sound Ideas was a milestone for the audio industry. It was the world's first royalty free sound effects collection of stereo sounds to be recorded AND mastered digitally. The resulting sound quality is impressive and set a high standard for digital sound effects production that Sound Ideas maintains to this day. Because of this collection of sound effects, modern digital production studios are able to incorporate true era recordings from decades ago – providing digital accuracy for the technological sounds of the time. For timeless sound effects that do not change, as well as wide ranging digital recordings for sounds that you cannot duplicate today, turn to the Series 2000 Sound Effects Library.

List of Content

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  • Digitally recorded stereo sound effects
  • 2,000 royalty free sound effects
  • Available on 22 Audio CDs
  • Also available as a Download in 16/44.1, 16/48 or 24/48 WAV file formats

  • European and American sounds -
  • Sirens, Crowds, Cars, Telephones

  • Ambience and Background Sounds include -
  • Police Stations, Residences, Hospitals, Bars, Restaurants, Malls

  • Era Specific Sounds include -
  • Airplanes, Phones, Motorcycles, Technology, Machinery

  • Timeless Sounds include -
  • Weather, Animals, Footsteps, Laughter, Birds, Explosions
  • Whistles, Sci Fi, Zippers, Crashes, Demolition, Construction… and more
  • CD Description
    2001 European FX: Ambiences, Crowds, Automobiles

    2002 Fire Engine & Police Sirens, Hand Guns, Police Station Ambiences, Rain, Swimming Pools, Traffic

    2003 Traffic, European Telephones, Horses, Trains, Restaurants, Fairs, Crowds

    2004 Airplanes, Animals, Automobiles

    2005 Applause, Crowds, Laughter

    2006 Automobiles

    2007 Residential Ambiences, Door Bells, Broadcast News, Sports & Weather, Birds, Buses, Cameras, Automobile Skids, Squeals & Crashes, Demolition Sounds

    2008 Children, Clocks

    2009 Chainsaws, Construction

    2010 Dentist Sounds, Doors, Explosions, Fire & Fireworks, Guns, Arcades, Fairs & Roller Coasters

    2011 Footsteps - Stone, Concrete, Pavement, Dirt, Grass, Hardwood, Leaves, Linoleum, Metal, Sand

    2012 Footsteps - Sand, Snow, Water, Wood, Metal & Garbage, Farm & Tractor Sounds, Babies, Punches

    2013 Helicopters, Hospitals, Squeaks, Sirens, Alarms

    2014 Household & Industrial Sounds

    2015 Motorcycles, Dune Buggies, Lawn Trimmers & Mowers

    2016 Boats, Marine Sounds, Newsroom & Office Sounds

    2017 Musical & Percussion Instruments, Whistles, Noisemakers

    2018 Rain, Thunder, Bar & Restaurant Ambiences, Soda Fountains

    2019 Space Sounds, Shopping Malls, Stores

    2020 Sports, Military Tanks, Cannons & Battles

    2021 Traffic, Trucks

    2022 Water, Zippers

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    Series 2000 Sound Effects Library

    Product Specs

    2000 Sound Effects

    22 CDs

    CD Audio

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    $295 US Regular Price

    $148 US Special Price

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