Massive & free sound sample collection

Massive & free sound sample collection

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Made available by the OLPC group this heaping helping(>10GB!) of audio samples is free for download.

Loops, Grooves, Licks, Stings, Hits, Pads, Melodic Motives/Themes/Phrases, Sound-Effects, City and Country Soundscapes, Motors, Machines, Toys, Guns, Explosions, Swords, Armor, Cars, Jets, Pot & Pans, Acoustic and Synthetic Noises, Acoustic and Electronic Drums, Voices, Western and World Instruments, Real and Human Animals, Industrial and Natural Ambiences, Film and Game Foley, and more, more, more! This huge collection of new and original samples have been donated to Dr. Richard Boulanger @ specifically to support the OLPC developers, students, XO users, and computer and electronic musicians everywhere. They are FREE and are offered under a CC-BY license for downloading and use in your teaching, your demos, your research, your music, your remixes, your songs, your games, your videos, your slideshows, your websites, and your XO activities. Each of the 7000+ samples is 16-bit, WAV, Mono, normalized to -3dB, and provided at 3 sample rates – 44.1K, 22.5K and 16K.

Sound Samples – OLPC

(As Limor pointed out, this presents a nice opportunity for those working on waveshield projects – or even a protoDAC.)

The Freesound Project

8 thoughts on “Massive & free sound sample collection

  1. ehrichweiss says:

    1) you’re missing an ‘r’ in library in the title.

    2) The wording of the summary makes it seem as though you’re talking about a library other than the free sound project.

  2. ehrichweiss says:

    I was right. You linked to a blog that then had a direct link to the 10 GB library. Very confusing.

  3. Limor says:

    Er, the OLPC resource (Sound Samples – OLPC) is different than the Free Sound Project, no?

  4. Collin Cunningham says:

    Update – I rearranged the post for enhanced reading enjoyment.

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