Sounds and Music Files


  Animal Sound Clips
  Animal Sounds For Children (Listen only - no download)
  BBC Sound Effects
  Bird Watch Ireland (Bird Songs and Calls)
  Callbreaker (Fake PC and Smartphone Sounds)
  Conserve The Sound (formerly Nature Sound Map)
  Find Sounds (Search Engine)
  Free Sound (Sound File Sharing)
  Free To Use Sounds
  Irish Bird Sounds
  McAuley Library (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
  MixKit (Free Sound Effects)
  Nasa Sounds (& Speeches)
  Nature Sound Map (now
  Openverse (Image and Audio Files
  Partners in Rhyme
  Pixabay Sound Effects
  Rainforest Sounds
  Sound Bible
  Soundcities (Free Sounds from Around the World)
  Sound Gator (Free Sound Effects)
  USC Optical Sound Effects Library (at
  Wav Archive
  Zap Splat (Free Sound Effects and Music)

Classroom Sound Effects
  Audience Soundboard (at
  Teacher Soundboard

Spoken Word
  BBC Quick Fix (Essential Phrases in 40 Languages)
  British Library Oral History Collections
  Famous Speeches (The History Place)
  Loud Lit (Audio Books for Children)
  Martin Luther King

  But Why? - A Podcast For Curious Kids
  Circle Round (Story Podcasts for Kids)
  Listen Notes (Podcast Search Engine)
  The Past and Curious (History Podcasts for Kids)

  Audio Library (Free Music for YouTube and other projects)
  Bensound (Royalty Free Music)
  Citizen DJ (Copyright-free Music and Sounds)
  Classic Cat
  Comhaltas Irish Music Archive
  Dano Songs
  Dig CC Mixter (Free Music for Projects)
  Free Kids Music
  Moby Gratis - Free Moby Music for Film Makers
  Free Music Archive
  The Global Jukebox
  iBeat (Free Beats, Loops and Breaks)
  Joystick (Free Royalty-free Music)
  Library of Congress Songs of America
  Looper Man (Free Loops and Samples) (Free, but Registration Required)
  Midomi (Search by singing or humming)
  MixKit (Free Reusable Video)
  Musopen (Free Classical Music) (Free, but Registration Required)
  National Jukebox (at US Library Of Congress)
  Open Archive Music
  Partners in Rhyme (Free Music Loops)
  Pixabay Free Music Collection
  Radiooooo (World Music Time Machine)
  Sample Swap (Free, but Registration Required)
  78 RPM Archive (at
  Thematic (Free music for videos & projects)
  Tin Whistle Tunes
  Traditional Music LIbrary
  Tune Crawl (Song Search Engine)
  Tune Fund (TV and Movie Music Search Engine)
  Turlough O'Carolan Tunes
  TV Theme Tunes
  Youtube Audio Library (Free Musc and Sound Effects)

Sound and Music Files
  British Library Sounds
  Folksoundomy: A Library of Sound (at
  Mix Kit (Free assets for your project)
  Wikimedia Commons (Copyright-Free Audio Files)

Sound File Editors
  Online Audio Cutter (
  Online Audio Joiner (Stitches sound flies together)

Updated 7 August 2023