Dreamstime, a Website based in Nashville that offers more than 43 million stock images, is now accepting submissions to build a library of royalty-free audio clips. The new audio section is accepting submissions to eventually offer thousands of high quality professionally produced sound effects and music files.
The royalty-free audio clips are grouped into four categories, which include instrumental, style, theme, and sound effects, with many sub-categories available for further refining, ensuring users can quickly find the exact sounds or music their projects require.
The collection will be available for purchase in the coming months after a large number of submissions are received by the Dreamstime community.
Users will be able to purchase credits-based and subscription packages for instant access to the Dreamstime library of lossless audio files including WAV, FLAC, and AIFF formats. Dreamstime will offer audio content at 16-bit/44kHz and 24-bit/96kHz resolutions. To ensure the highest quality standards, MP3 files are not accepted as submissions to the Dreamstime library; however, the site offers MP3s that are conversions from high-quality files.
"We're building a collection of quality audio files to cater to the needs of our customer base, which is the largest in the entire stock industry," says Serban Enache, CEO and co-founder, Dreamstime. "The sound clips are a natural complement for all designers who are already using stock footage clips from our site. We continue to innovate our service offerings with studio-quality audio clips, including the availability of MP3 files at 320kbps. Recent advancements in smartphones such as the launch of the 24-bit capable HTC 10 mean savvy consumers expect high-fidelity audio quality. We're staying ahead of this curve with the industry's highest quality audio content that perfectly complements our massive stock image library."
Dreamstime recently launched Megapixl, a Website featuring stock image subscriptions. The site contains photos, vector art, and several categories of video content that could also be paired with these new sound clips.