The Library Sound Effects Library

536 Royalty Free Vintage Sound Effects on 6 CDs or as a Download

The Library Sound Effects is a versatile general SFX collection that won’t break the budget. This 6 audio CD set of more than 500 useful royalty free sound effects is a great starter package or a perfect complement to your personal sound collection. This library is also available as a download. The Library provides practical vintage sound effects in 12 main categories: Transportation, Animals, Ambiences, Household, Office, Crowds, Industry, Sports, Comedy, Weapons, Human and Water. For vintage sound clips and general sound effects that fit right in to modern productions – The Library Sound Effects.


  • 536 royalty free sound effects
  • Available on 6 Audio CDs or as a Download
  • Practical vintage sound effects in 12 categories

Vintage sound clips include:

  • 1970’s telephones and telephone booths
  • Television sets with knobs and dials
  • Coin operated soft drink vending machines
  • Computer tape drives and printers
  • Cash registers and household appliances
  • 1972 Datsun sports car


This Product Contains Restricted Sound Effects

When The Library was initially released it included one track of vintage television channel changing.  That track included individual and recognizable voices. As individuals and not public figures, these individuals were entitled to control and license the use of their voices. Use of these effects in a production or presentation requires special licensing not available through Sound Ideas, and probably requires additional licensing fees.

These sounds from this product are Restricted Sound Effects that require special licensing:

CD/Tr/Ind       Track Title Filename

TL06-31-01 1970s TELEVISION:
Television TL06_31.wav



  $250.00 USD

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Product Specifications
 3.61 GB @ 16/44.1
 536 Sound Effects
 6 CDs
 CD Audio or Download


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