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Frequently Asked Questions



  • Do I have to pay royalties on the sound effects that I purchase?  Nope!  All purchased sound effects are 100% royalty free! 
  • Do I have to credit GetSoundEffects.com on my projects?  You are not required to credit GetSoundEffects.com on projects, however it is greatly appreciated if you do so. We always love to hear how our sound effects get used. Feel free to contact us and share your story on how you used our sound effects, and the projects that you used them on.
  • What forms of payment do you accept?  We accept payments through PayPal.
  • How do I get the sound effects after I pay for them?  Once your payment has been successfully processed and your order has posted as ‘Complete’ your purchased sound effects will be available for download via your ‘Account’ page. Click the ‘Downloads’ button on the left side. Once you are there you will see all your available downloads, click the ‘Download’ button next to your purchased sound effect bundle(s) to begin downloading.
  • Do you ship physical products?  No.  All sound effect purchases are available for digital download only.
  • How do I redownload previously purchased sound effects?  Log into your GetSoundEffects.com account and click the ‘My Account’ button, and click the ‘Downloads’ button on the left side. Once you are there you will see all your available download, click the ‘Download’ button next to your purchased sound effect bundle(s) to begin downloading.
  • Can I re-bundle / resell the sound effects that I have purchased from GetSoundEffects.com or the Unity Asset Store?  No.  You are not allowed to re-bundle or resell any sound effects created by GetSoundEffects.com.
  • Can I share the sound effects with my friends?  No.  All sound effect purchases are limited to the individual / company that made the order.
  • Do I need a mass user license to use these sound effects on multiple computers and projects for my company?  No.  If you are the company that has purchased any of our sound effects you are allowed to share them throughout your company.  However your company may not share, sell, or re-bundle any sound effects with third parties outside of the company.
  • What do I do if I don’t see the sound effects that I am looking for?  If you are looking for specific sound effects that we don’t have listed please send us a message through the ‘Contact’ page with your request and we will create them! 
  • Do you offer custom services for original sound effects for specific projects?  Yes!  If you have a project that needs specific sound effects that you were unable to find go to the ‘Contact’ page and submit your request.  Pricing will vary depending on project size, and timeline for completion.  All sound effects made for custom orders are 100% unique for the customer, and will NOT be available to the public for purchase. 

Purchase & Download



  • 1. If you do not already have an account on GetSoundEffects.com you will need to create one to complete your order.  If you already have an account please log in now.
    NOTE: You can create your account during the checkout process.  Your order will be saved on your account page after pressing the ‘Proceed to Paypal’ button, and can be completed at a later time if needed.  If you cancel an order before pressing ‘Proceed to PayPal’ it will not be saved to your account.  Completed orders can also be viewed at any time on your account page.
  • 2. Browse through the sound effects to find what you are looking for.
  • 3. Use the ‘Add to cart’ button to add your desired sound effects to your shopping cart.
  • 4. When you have found what you are looking for press the ‘Cart’ button to go to your shopping cart.
  • 5. Once you have verified that your order is correct press the ‘Proceed to Checkout’ button on your shopping cart.
    NOTE: If you have a coupon code enter that on this page in the ‘Coupon Code’ text field and press the ‘Apply Coupon’ button to activate the code and update your purchase total.
  • 6. Enter your billing information, and press the ‘Proceed to Paypal’ button.
  • 7. You will get routed to PayPal.com to enter your payment information and confirm your purchase.
    NOTE: If you do no have a PayPal account you can either create one or continue through the guest checkout where you will be asked to enter your credit card information.
  • 8. After your payment has been successfully processed by PayPal return to GetSoundEffects.com.
  • 9. Click the ‘My Account’ button after logging in and click the ‘Downloads’ button on the left side. Once you are there you will see all your available download, click the ‘Download’ button next to your purchased sound effect bundle(s) to begin downloading. Download times will vary depending on file size, do not hit refresh on your internet browser after clicking a download link.