Sound Ideas Sound Effects and Music Mix Index and Podcasting 
Kimbrough Library provides Sound Ideas sound effects and music for download online as a Podcast. iTunes is required on the MAC or PC you are using to obtain the sound files.

Download is only available via the campus network to Ringling College students, faculty, and staff. You may be connected to the campus network via ethernet or wireless connection. For off-campus use, the CDs are still in the Library for check out.

How To Download The Sound Files

  1. Click on the link below to access the search screen. 
  2. Search for sounds using keywords of your choice. 
  3. Before you click the CD number to begin downloading, make a note of the track number you want. 
  4. Click on the CD number to launch iTunes.   
  5. You will be asked to log in with your Ringling ID and password. 
  6. Make sure you are in the Podcast directory of iTunes, which is located on the left side of the program screen.   
  7. Locate the CD name and click on the right-facing arrow to view the contents of the CD. 
  8. iTunes automatically loads a random single track into your Library.  You will need to select the specific track number you want. 
  9. Click the "Get" button at the end of the track number.  The file will download to your iTunes Library. 

Copyright Information 
These files are copyrighted content provided under Kimbrough Library's educational license agreement. By accepting any of them, you agree to limit your use of the files to synchronized recordings in timed relation with non-profit College or classroom projects. Transfer, copying, or duplication of these works in whole or in part for any other purpose is expressly prohibited unless specifically authorized in writing by Sound Ideas. 
Note: At this time, because of the Sound Ideas license agreement, the following titles owned by Kimbrough Library are not available online:

  • Foley Footsteps, 
  • Foley Footsteps Winter, and 
  • BMG FX.

These titles will show up in a search but will not load online. The CDs are available in the Library for check out. 

Click here to use the improved Sound Ideas search

Click here to search Sound Ideas (classic search, on-campus only)