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New Site and New Look

March 1, 2021 the new opened for business. 

The new was a long time coming: with more than a full year of analysis, design, discussion and consultation. Every aspect of the site was reviewed and dissected to give clients the best experience possible. And we retired the Desktop App so we could offer a more powerful Subscription Service right on the site.  Learn more here.

We are now working on even more new features, including: a re-design of the Music section on the site that will group Main Themes with their Stems in a cleaner and easier to navigate format; a Share feature that will let users create Playlists or identify single tracks to share with co-workers, clients and collaborators; a single key that will push the contents of a Playlist to your shopping cart; and a Report Button so users can easily provide feedback for any track on the site.

And we are not forgetting about new content.  There will be thousands of new sound effects and music tracks added over the coming months.  Stay tuned for more developments.

For Media or Licensing Inquiries Please Contact Craig Nimens

Sound Ideas Acquires started its incredible story in August 1996 and by May of 1997, was the world’s first online ​commercial sound effects and production music library. Their high profile and well-respected product line includes the Soundstorm library, a seven-time nominee and winner of an Academy Award for Best Sound Editing.

Sound Ideas has a long history of collaboration with and its owner Rob Nokes. To quote Brian Nimens, the owner of Sound Ideas, “Rob is a leader in the industry. His reputation as a sound recorder, designer and editor is unmatched; and the skill with which he has developed and grown the brand and site is remarkable. I have known Rob for decades and I am thrilled that Sound Ideas will be able to move forward with the name.”

“Brian was among the first sound effects producers to provide content to the site and he is still a large contributor. Our friendship goes back longer than either of us might like to admit, but it gives me peace of mind to know that the site and brand will continue as a force under his direction”, said Rob Nokes.

The site offers over 1 million sounds for immediate purchase, license and download and it is the intention of Sound Ideas to not only maintain but grow its online presence.

About Sound Ideas:
Founded in 1978, Toronto-based Sound Ideas was the first company to release sound effects libraries on compact disc, and the first to release the sound effects library of a major motion picture studio. It is a division of The Brian Nimens Corporation Limited. Sound Ideas offers over 500,000 sound effects, production elements and royalty free music tracks for television, film sound design, game development, post-production, interactive media and any other professional audio production use you can throw at them.

Just 2 years after Amazon was launched as a book seller and before iTunes took its first steps, the idea to build an online sound storefront was born; and on May 1st, 1997 the site came to life. Over the years, acquired the sound library assets and trademarks of Todd-AO / Soundelux and continued with its own recording projects, and built distribution partnerships with most major sound libraries around the world.

For Media or Licensing Inquires Please Contact Craig Nimens

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