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How to License BBC Sound Effects To Use In Your Commercial Productions

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Since 2009, Pro Sound Effects (PSE) has provided options to media creators for commercially licensing any sound in the entire BBC Sound Effects Library (29,420 sounds) – 100% royalty-free for commercial use. We provide various options from single downloads you choose ($5) to the entire library on hard drive ($1,995), to annual licensing for multi-user media production companies.

Whether you are a sound editor, designer, video creator or part of a professional media production team, PSE provides flexible ways to access the entire BBC Sound Effects library and retain the lifetime royalty-free license to use BBC Sound Effects in any commercial production.

Below you’ll find PSE’s product options for licensing one sound to the entire BBC Sound Effects library – all 100% royalty-free for commercial use.

 


 

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Download Individual Sounds: Starting at $5 per sound
All sounds from BBC are available for individual download on our Online Library. Select one of the BBC Collections under the "Library" tab on the left, and search by keyword and category to find exactly what you need. You can also save per sound with a monthly subscription or Download Pass.

 

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BBC 1-60: $199
The original BBC commercial sound effects library composed of 2,400 of the BBC’s best sound effects from their top sound engineers. Categories include international ambiences from Greece to Pakistan, animals, transportation, humans and more. This library is delivered via download, or on flash drive for an additional $40 + shipping.

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BBC 61-166: $199
The BBC Original Sound Effects Library 61-166 is a versatile international collection of 3,611 royalty-free sounds. Categories include international ambiences from Poland to New Zealand, sounds from World War II, football crowds, and many more. This library is delivered via download, or on flash drive for an additional $40 + shipping.

 

Hard Drive

BBC Historical & 1-166: $799
The BBC Historical & 1-166 Sound Effects Library contains 15,722 royalty-free effects capturing pivotal moments in sonic history and sound effects from all over the world. Categories include Archery, Clocks, Footsteps, Horses, Motorcycles and many more. This library is delivered on a 1TB hard drive.

 

Hard DriveBBC Nature Library: $1,499
The BBC Nature Sound Effects Library is an extensive collection of 13,695 royalty-free sound effects recorded by BBC's top sound engineers from the late 1960ʼs on. Sounds include Apes from Borneo, ice cracking in Alaska, Killer Whale sound effects from Norway, Ethiopian Baboons and thousands more. This library is delivered on a 1TB hard drive.

 

Hard Drive

BBC Complete Sound Effects Library: $1,999
The BBC Complete Sound Effects Library (including BBC Nature + BBC Historical & 1-166) is a massive collection of 29,420 royalty-free sound effects spanning the sonic palette and covering the globe. This comprehensive library contains over 200 sound effect categories including international ambiences, animals from Africa to Asia, wind and rain, machines, sports, battles and guns, traffic and hundreds more. This library is delivered on a 1TB hard drive.

 

Multi-User Licenses: Email licensing@prosoundeffects.com or call +1 646 706 7728 x10


For more information on sound effects licensing - including multi-user licenses for media production teams and companies - click here.