Pro Sound Effects Blog

Refining Greatness: Step inside the development of the Mangini Anderson Library

June 01, 2017 by Andrew Emge in Product Releases, Pro Sound Effects, The Odyssey Collection
The Pro Sound Effects Editing Team is always hard at work. Our big project for 2017 is developing the world-class sound libraries born from our exclusive partnership with Mark Mangini and Richard L. Anderson.

Enter the "Upgrade Your Sound Design Rig" Giveaway

April 03, 2017 by Andrew Emge in Pro Sound Effects, Pro Tools, Contests
We know how hard you work to deliver great sound for your clients, and we want to help you get a leg up on the competition. Introducing the Pro Sound Effects Upgrade Your Sound Design Rig Giveaway!

How to record underwater sound effects with a hydrophone

February 01, 2017 by Andrew Emge in Pro Sound Effects, Sound Design, Sound Effects, How-To
Recordist of the Submerged library shares tips and tricks for capturing underwater sound effects with a hydrophone.

What’s New in the Hybrid Library 2017

December 22, 2016 by Andrew Emge in New Features, Pro Sound Effects, Hybrid Library
This year the Hybrid Library saw a significant update, and we are excited to share more about the latest features of the “The Sound Designer’s Secret Weapon.”

Refer a Friend to the Freelancer Progam, Get Free Downloads

December 07, 2016 by PSE in Pro Sound Effects, Freelancer Program, Hybrid Library
Know any freelance media creators? Tell them about the Pro Sound Effects Freelancer Program! - If they apply before December 31, 2016 and provide your email address or Twitter handle in the Partner Priority Code field, we'll send you a code for a 10 free downloads ($50 value) from our Online Library!

Interview with Masato Ushijima, Recordist of Tokyo Ambisonics

October 27, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Interviews, Pro Sound Effects, Ambisonics
Tokyo Ambisonics lets users control perspective of pristine urban atmospheres in real-time with "virtual mic" software. Download the free sampler to try it out! We spoke with Tokyo Ambisonics recordist, Masato Ushijima, about the recording process, his audio background, thoughts on the Ambisonics format & more.

Pro Sound Effects Sponsors 72 Film Fest

October 20, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Pro Sound Effects, Events and Parties
The winner of the Best Sound Award received 50 downloads for the Pro Sound Effects Online Library ($250 value). The 72 Film Fest is an annual time-based film competition where teams have 72 hours to make a movie.

Tokyo Ambisonics Library: Use software to spatialize urban atmospheres

October 18, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Product Releases, Pro Sound Effects, Ambisonics
Immersive recordings with “virtual mic” software enhance 3D audio workflow for sound editors. Featuring 3.5+ hours (22GB) of pristine city ambiences, Tokyo Ambisonics includes software that allows sound editors and mixers to position “virtual microphones” in any direction with various polar patterns for greater flexibility, realism, and creativity. This is the third Ambisonics library released by...

The Sound Architect Reviews the Hybrid Library

September 08, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Product Reviews, Pro Sound Effects, Hybrid Library
"I find it hard to believe that any sound effects provider will be able to beat the Hybrid Library on sheer value for money!" A review of the Pro Sound Effects Hybrid Library was recently featured on The Sound Architect, an audio resource dedicated to sharing the knowledge of industry professionals and anyone with a passion and love for audio.

Pro Sound Effects Sponsors GameSoundCon 2016

August 25, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Pro Sound Effects, Sound Design, Trade Shows, Game Audio, Hybrid Library
Register with our sponsor code PROSNDGSC for 15% off! GameSoundCon, the premier conference for video game music and sound design, takes places this year on September 27-28 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.