Essential Sound Effects

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The most useful sounds.
Sound effects that you will use again and again.

A library of 1000+ sound effects in 30+ categories. A carefully handcrafted collection of the most useful sounds for explainers and any motion design project.

Make better videos with sounds.

Preview, transpose, reverse

This will change the way you approach sound design. Every sound can be transposed and reversed before and after it's added to your timeline.


Can the effects be used inside Premiere or Audition?

Yes. The Essential Sound Effects are a set of .wav files organized into folders. The files can be added to Animation Composer for convenient use within After Effects, Premiere Composer in Premiere Pro, or you can use them with any other software.

Categories of sounds

Ambience, Approach, Bass, Beep, Blab, Blast, Bleep, Blip, Blow, Boom, Buzz, Clang, Click, Clink, Crack, Creak, Crumple, Doink, Drone, Glitch, Hiss, Phew, Pop, Puff, Rattle, Rewards, Rumble, Rustle, Shake, Slide, Squeak, Swoosh, Tap & Knock, Transition, Vroom, Whistle, Zip.

Technical details

24-bit 48kHz and 92kHz WAV files.


  • Sounds can be also downloaded as .wav files and used in any other software
  • Adobe After Effects CC 2022 or newer and our free plugin Animation Composer.
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2022 or newer and our free plugin Premiere Composer.