Audio Design Desk

Sound for Video, Solved

Audio Design Desk is the only DAW built for video editors. It works inside of their editing tools to give an effortless experience of discovery. With an included library of over 70,000 sounds and integration to countless stock media services such as Epidemic and Artlist, there’s no limit to what you could create. Sign up now for your free trial!

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 over 50,000 sounds!

Who are you?

Video Editor

Imagine working 10x faster. In a fluid flow building soundscapes to entire scenes in seconds. You can reclaim days of work time every week!

  • 50,000+ royalty-free sound and music cues in Final Cut, Premiere, and Avid.
  • Links directly to Final Cut Pro X using our ADD Audio Bridge extension.
  • Import your own sounds using our automated import tools.
  • Create foley and design in real-time using your QWERTY keyboard.
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“How can something this familiar be so much better?”
Seth Clark
Editor (Arrested Development, Mixed-ish​)
DAW Bridge

DAW Bridge: Overview

ADD Audio Bridge

ADD Audio Bridge: Overview

Matt Cooke on Audio Design Desk

Academy Award-nominated editor Matthew Cooke: “It’s like Photoshop for Audio”

Audio Design Desk Review

MusicTech: Review

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Creator

Your work matters and there’s never enough time. Most professional tools are complicated, manual and expensive. Now, there’s Audio Design Desk, a next-generation DAW built by creators, for creators.

  • Use our expansive royalty-free library of sounds and music inside of Audio Design Desk or your video editor.
  • Create music, score scenes or add transitions and effects, all with your QWERTY keyboard.
  • Swap sounds with alternates to hone your composition or to inspire new ideas.
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"There isn't another piece of software that allows you to instantly create at this level of professionalism."
Matthew Cooke
Academy Award-Nominated Editor, Documentary Filmmaker
Audio Design Desk Record and Score

Record and Score with Ease: There is no faster, easier or more convenient tool.

Audio Design Desk Loops

Loop Generated Music Creation: Making original tracks using an ever-expanding ecosystem of loops.

Audio Design Desk Genres

Work Across Genres Fluidly: We’re continually releasing a broad spectrum of sounds and music that you can use freely in your projects!

Audio Design Desk Music Construction Kits

Music Construction Kits: Making original scores in minutes

Musician

Making music has never felt like this before. Introducing an entirely new, yet very familiar, way to create and discover.

  • Replace instruments with a keystroke and never lose sync.
  • Remix an entire arrangement with your sounds or ours in seconds, not hours.
  • Effortlessly sync to any DAW including Logic Pro, Live, Pro Tools, Cubase, Studio One, and Reaper to add sound design, sound effects, music elements and textures 10x faster.
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"Whether for social media videos, independent feature films, or anything in-between, Audio Design Desk makes it fast, easy, and fun to build an impressive soundtrack even the most discerning viewer would love hearing.”
Macworld
Audio Design Desk Making Beats

Tutorial: 4 Beats in 90 Seconds

Audio Design Desk Loops

Tutorial: Loop-Generated Music

Audio Design Desk Music

90-Second Tutorial: Music

Audio Design Desk Getting Started

Tutorial: Getting Started

Sound Designer

Audio Design Desk comes with over 50,000 royalty-free sounds, including over 5000 music cues and 7,500 hits, rises, transitions and drones from one of the sound designers of Spider-Man, World War Z and Rogue One.

  • Import and tag your own sounds using our automated import tools.
  • Perform your sounds in real-time using your QWERTY keyboard.
  • Replace sounds with instant alternates without ever losing sync.
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"This is the tool I’ve been looking for my entire career. Audio Design Desk lets me focus on creating sounds and makes the pain and chore of sound editing disappear."
Jamie Hardt
Sound Effects Editor​ (Spider-Man, The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty, IT )
Audio Design Desk Sound Design

90-Second Tutorial: Sound Design

Audio Design Desk Sound Design Reimagined

Sound Design, Reimagined

Audio Design Desk Review

MusicTech: Review

On the face of it, Audio Design Desk looks like any other DAW. Dig into its offering, however, and you’ll quickly discover some unique capabilities…

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Audio Design Desk Review

Pro Tools Expert: Audio Design Desk Tested

Post-production workflows are time-consuming. Importing a film sequence, creating spot markers, labelling them…

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Podcaster

Audio Design Desk comes with over 50,000 royalty-free sounds, including 5,000 music cues, 7,500 hits, rises, transitions, and textural elements from top Hollywood composers.

  • DAWSync: Effortlessly sync Audio Design Desk to your DAW to add sound design, sound effects, and music 10x faster.
  • LoopDNA: Audio Design Desk knows your loops from Splice or LoopCloud—so replacing, time stretching, and mixing and matching is immediate.
  • Audio Recording and Editing Tools: Record and edit directly into Audio Design Desk. It’s the only tool you need.
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"Our artists work confidently and efficiently with this amazing software. Definitely a tool that will aid your productions as it has helped ours."
Uriel Botello
Creative Director, Boxel Studio​
Audio Design Desk Workshop

MusicTech Weekend Workshop: Sync sound design to video with Audio Design Desk

We’ll demonstrate how you can easily employ the skills of a sound designer and Foley artist for that media project you’ve always wanted to work on…

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Audio Design Desk Review

MusicTech: Review

By the time experienced editors had completed 10 seconds of media synchronisation with the rival DAW, ADD had tackled two minutes’ worth…

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Audio Design Desk Review

Pro Tools Expert: Audio Design Desk Tested

In this series of videos for Production Expert, Paul Maunder gets up and running with Audio Design Desk, importing his fight sequence and taking a first look at the software…

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Audio Design Desk Podcast Tutorial

Podcast Tutorial:

Try it for yourself

Follow the instructions to see how easy sound design can be.

Press to perform sounds

SOUND DESIGN KEYS

press on your keyboard
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    Sword
  • 2

    Whoosh
  • 3

    Ambience

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Audio Design Desk is Compatible with:

Audio Design Desk is compatible with Adobe Premiere
Audio Design Desk is compatible with Final Cut Pro
Audio Design Desk is compatible with Media Composer
Audio Design Desk is compatible with Davinci
Audio Design Desk is compatible with Pro Tools
Audio Design Desk is compatible with Logic Pro X
Audio Design Desk is compatible with Reaper
Audio Design Desk is compatible with Ableton Live
Audio Design Desk is compatible with Cubase
Audio Design Desk is compatible with Studio One
Audio Design Desk is compatible with FL Studio
Audio Design Desk is compatible with Splice

One-of-a-Kind Features

See how our users work 10x faster.

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Thousands of Sounds Included

Audio Design Desk comes 70,000+ royalty free sounds, loops and music cues. Our in-app marketplace gives you easy access to all of them.

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Music
Sound Effects
Sound Design
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Mega Pack

Audio Design Desk Sound Packs

Marvelous

Audio Design Desk Sound Packs

Hollows

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Haunted

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Atlas Music

Audio Design Desk Sound Packs

Human

Footsteps

Footsteps

Foley

Foley

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Future

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Movement

Sound Design

Sound Design

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Cyborg

Swift

Swift

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Meditation

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Pulse V1

Transparent Pricing

Number of Tracks

Number of Regions

Weekly Sound Packs

Stereo and Movie Export

Royalty Free On Socials

Royalty Free For Business

Royalty Free Online

Royalty Free Digital Ads

Royalty Free Broadcast Media

3,000 Sounds and Music Cues (AAC)

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (AAC) 26GB

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (WAV) 200+GB

AAF, XML, Multichannel WAV, Cue Sheet Export

Royalty Free TV Shows and TV Ads

Commercial, Streaming, VOD

Customer Success Manager

Basic

$8.99/mo $89/yr N/A

Number of Tracks8 tracks 

Number of Regions50 regions 

Weekly Sound Packs  

Stereo and Movie Export√  

Royalty Free On Socials√  

Royalty Free For Business√  

Royalty Free Online√  

Royalty Free Digital Ads√  

Royalty Free Broadcast Media 

3,000 Sounds and Music Cues (AAC)√  

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (AAC) 26GB 

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (WAV) 200+GB 

AAF, XML, Multichannel WAV, Cue Sheet Export 

Royalty Free TV Shows and TV Ads 

Commercial, Streaming, VOD 

Customer Success Manager 

Cancel any time

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Subscription only

Personal

$14.99/mo $149/yr $299

Number of TracksUnlimited 

Number of RegionsUnlimited 

Weekly Sound Packs 

Stereo and Movie Export√ 

Royalty Free On Socials√ 

Royalty Free For Business√ 

Royalty Free Online√ 

Royalty Free Digital Ads√ 

Royalty Free Broadcast Media 

3,000 Sounds and Music Cues (AAC) 

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (AAC) 26GB√ 

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (WAV) 200+GB 

AAF, XML, Multichannel WAV, Cue Sheet Export 

Royalty Free TV Shows and TV Ads 

Commercial, Streaming, VOD 

Customer Success Manager 

Cancel any time

Cancel any time

One-time purchase

Professional

$29.99/mo $299/yr $599

Number of TracksUnlimited 

Number of RegionsUnlimited 

Weekly Sound Packs√ 

Stereo and Movie Export√ 

Royalty Free On Socials√ 

Royalty Free For Business√ 

Royalty Free Online√ 

Royalty Free Digital Ads√ 

Royalty Free Broadcast Media√ 

3,000 Sounds and Music Cues (AAC)√ 

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (AAC) 26GB√ 

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (WAV) 200+GB√ 

AAF, XML, Multichannel WAV, Cue Sheet Export√ 

Royalty Free TV Shows and TV Ads√ 

Commercial, Streaming, VOD√ 

Customer Success Manager√ 

Cancel any time

Cancel any time

One-time purchase

Number of Tracks

Number of Regions

Weekly Sound Packs

Stereo and Movie Export

Royalty Free On Socials

Royalty Free For Business

Royalty Free Online

Royalty Free Digital Ads

Royalty Free Broadcast Media

3,000 Sounds and Music Cues (AAC)

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (AAC) 26GB

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (WAV) 200+GB

AAF, XML, Multichannel WAV, Cue Sheet Export

Royalty Free TV Shows and TV Ads

Commercial, Streaming, VOD

Customer Success Manager

Personal

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Number of TracksUnlimited 

Number of RegionsUnlimited 

Weekly Sound Packs 

Stereo and Movie Export√ 

Royalty Free On Socials√ 

Royalty Free For Business√ 

Royalty Free Online√ 

Royalty Free Digital Ads√ 

Royalty Free Broadcast Media 

3,000 Sounds and Music Cues (AAC) 

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (AAC) 26GB√ 

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (WAV) 200+GB 

AAF, XML, Multichannel WAV, Cue Sheet Export 

Royalty Free TV Shows and TV Ads 

Commercial, Streaming, VOD 

Customer Success Manager 

Cancel anytime

Cancel anytime

One-Time purchase

Professional

Contact Us Contact Us Contact Us

Number of TracksUnlimited 

Number of RegionsUnlimited 

Weekly Sound Packs√ 

Stereo and Movie Export√ 

Royalty Free On Socials√ 

Royalty Free For Business√ 

Royalty Free Online√ 

Royalty Free Digital Ads√ 

Royalty Free Broadcast Media√ 

3,000 Sounds and Music Cues (AAC)√ 

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (AAC) 26GB√ 

50,000+ Sounds and Music Cues (WAV) 200+GB√ 

AAF, XML, Multichannel WAV, Cue Sheet Export√ 

Royalty Free TV Shows and TV Ads√ 

Commercial, Streaming, VOD√ 

Customer Success Manager√ 

Cancel any time

Cancel any time

One-time purchase