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Leading media producers around the world rely on PSE

Our amazing clients create the sound for award-winning movies, TV shows, video games, and more, with simple licensing that allows unlimited usage and total creative freedom. You own what you make. 100% royalty-free.

Whether you’re a freelancer, working in-house or with a team - we offer flexible licensing and purchasing options to best suit your creative and financial needs. Explore the possibilities below, and if you’d like to speak with a licensing pro to get custom guidance and recommendations you can contact us anytime.



 Our Licensing Plans


Licensing for Individuals


  • Freelancers working independently
  • Companies with just 1 person working with audio

Licensing for Multi-User Teams

Multi-User Teams

  • Companies with multiple people or teams working with sound.

Licensing Academic Nonprofit

Academic / Non-Commercial

  • Best for schools and nonprofit organizations.


Who counts as a “User?”  A "User” means any person at your company who downloads, manipulates, edits, modifies or saves the sound effects; is directly involved in the creative process utilizing sound effects; or incorporates the sound effects within any work. For schools, each student, faculty member, and administrator directly accessing the library counts as a User - don't worry, schools have a totally different pricing scheme than a company.

Your license covers:

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Commercial Synchronization


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All Media


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Unlimited Usage by 1-User*


*Need licensing for more than one user? Call (646) 706-7728 x5, email, or contact us using the form below.


  • Manipulate the sound effects files however you like: eg. edit, transpose, pitch-shift, reverse...
  • Layer with other sounds
  • Synchronize with video or other sonic elements
  • Use sound effects as part of commercial or production music
  • Create copies of sound effects files to optimize your workflow and have emergency backup. Not to distribute to an unlicensed 3rd party.


  • Re-sell sound effects files in any way.
  • Make raw sound effects files available to a 3rd party in any way.
  • Sell in relaxation or meditation apps, or incorporate sounds as part of a web or app-based soundboard.
  • Bundle sounds in physical products such as toys or wearable tech.
  • Create copies of sound effects to provide to an unlicensed 3rd party.
  • Train machine learning algorithms for commercial use.
  • Embed sound effects to be sold as or in part of NFTs.

Working on machine learning, a toy, or app? Email to make sure you're covered. Learn more about our Machine Learning Licensing here.

Purchasing Options

Choose the purchasing option that best suits your team and budget


Buyout License

Ideal for Individuals and small teams

Blanket License

Ideal for companies/schools with many users

  • Flat, Annual fee covers unlimited usage
  • Customize deal to your unique specs
  • Allows for full legal review
  • View MULA Principal Terms



If you’re not sure which license or purchase type is best for you, email us at or book a meeting to get expert advice from a Licensing Specialist.

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"Getting our PSE Solution in place at Viceland has helped us transform our audio post workflow from both a creativity and efficiency standpoint."

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John Northcraft - Sr. Post Audio Engineer



"Pro Sound Effects is a cornerstone of our library with custom licensing making it available to 70+ sound designers located across 16 studios worldwide."


Ben Minto - Audio Director 

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"Great sound design can really finish out a piece, and having great sound effects at our fingertips makes the process a whole lot easier."


Graham Metzger - Editor

CORE Library Solutions

Make sure your organization is covered with the highest quality sounds possible, so you can waste less time searching, burn fewer creative calories, and deliver your best work on every project.

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