Q. How does this site work?
A. Here's a basic overview of how the AudioSparx site works. Hopefully this will help to answer your basic questions about this site:
LISTEN TO SOUNDS AND MUSIC!!
You can listen to the sounds and music immediately, no registration is required Search for the sound you are looking for by clicking here, or browse over 80 categories and 2,500 subcategories to find the sounds or music you need.
DON'T BLOCK POP-UPS
Make sure and do not use a pop-up blocker on the site. AudioSparx uses pop-ups for the playback and downloading of all tracks.
WANT TO BUY OR DOWNLOAD SOUNDS OR MUSIC (PAY-PER-TRACK)?
Once you complete the free registration at the AudioSparx site, you can immediately purchase any sounds or music (i.e. pay-per-track). You can register online immediately by clicking here. Make sure and do not have the "cookies" feature of your browser disabled. You must enable cookies in order to properly register or subscribe to AudioSparx. After registering and logging into the site, here's how it works:
1. Find a track you want
2. Add it to the shopping cart
3. Add more tracks to the shopping cart if you are buying more than one track
4. Checkout (i.e. pay for the tracks)
5. Download the tracks immediately from your Download Zone
NEED IT ON CD?
AudioSparx can ship the tracks you purchase on a CD if you require that. We charge a variable fee per CD, based on the amount and length of tracks, plus shipping costs. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
PAY-PER-TRACK VERSUS SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE
As a registered visitor, you can buy individual sound effects, loops, ringtones and music tracks as needed via the shopping cart (i.e. pay-per-track). Or if you need access to more many different tracks, consider a subscription to AudioSparx to gain download access to numerous tracks without having to purchase on a per-track basis.
SUBSCRIBE TO HAVE DOWNLOAD ACCESS TO OVER 210,000 SOUNDSIf you subscribe to AudioSparx.com, you can download any of the non-premium sounds (i.e. anything labeled with ) immediately without having to add them to the shopping cart. To download such tracks, just click the DOWNWARD-POINTING ARROW on the right side of the screen for each sound you want to download. Don't right+click and "save as", that won't work; just left+click once and then choose the file type you wish to download.
Pricing information for a subscription membership can be seen online by clicking here.
PREMIUM CONTENT VERSUS SUBSCRIPTION CONTENT
For sounds and music tracks that are labeled with a instead of , those are premium content tracks that are NOT available by subscription and require individual licensing in the shopping cart. The premium sounds tend to be longer tracks, such as full-length music tracks and some high-quality sound effects.
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE PREVIEW VERSION AND WHAT YOU DOWNLOAD?
The preview play option plays a low fidelity encoded version of the original track that also contains an audible watermark. Note that the time duration of the preview version and the download versions are the same, however, preview versions will be a max of six minutes in length. If the original track is ten minutes in length, you will only hear the first six minutes when listening to the preview track. When you purchase a track, you download the full version in high-resolution audio format (44.1Khz 16-bit), without audible watermark.