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Free Sound Effects for Video Editing: Download 100 Royalty-Free UI Button SFX

Power Up your Designs with User Interface Sound Effects

To all you budding movie makers out there with dreams of being the next George Lucas, how your extra terrestrial world sounds is just as important as how it looks. From Darth Vader breathing and TIE Fighters zooming past, to blasters firing and R2-D2 bleeping, Star Wars is packed full of iconic, unique and much-loved sci-fi sound design.

What noise does data scrolling across a screen make? Does a broken ray gun make a glitch or a whirr sound? How loud is an incoming asteroid alert? These are all important questions to consider, and to answer them you’re going to need access to some high quality SFX - that’s where the Accusonus SFX Cellar comes in. 

Our SFX Cellar - UI Button SFX Pack is chock full of a whole host of sounds perfect for your next cyber punk or sci-fi story. With 100 royalty-free glitch, buzz, beep, click, ring and noise sounds, this pack has everything you need to start designing your otherworldly auditory environments.

You can download the pack for free by clicking the button below.

Premiere Pro or Media Composer user? Check out our specialised guides for working with Premiere and Media Composer over on our blog.

Discover the Free SFX Cellar UI Button SFX Pack

To get your creative juices flowing we’ve included a few suggestions below of how you could use the royalty-free sounds from the SFX Cellar - UI Button SFX Pack in your own projects.

Adding Sci-fi Sound Effects to Video

One use for some of the royalty-free sounds in our SFX Cellar - UI Button SFX Pack is to add a sci-fi feel to button pushing. 

We’ve got step-by-step instructions to this in our comprehensive guide to adding SFX to your video, but we’ll give you a general overview here.

In the guide we start with a clip of someone pushing a button on an old-style radio. If we want to make it feel like this button is being pushed on a spaceship, we’d better ham up how it sounds with a sci-fi style button sound effect. A sound like SFX Cellar - UI Button 22 is perfect!

SFX Cellar - UI Button 22

Of course, a couple of customary beeps and bloops – not to mention the occasional buzz – will all help to give the impression that the button being pressed does not merely switch on a radio, but in fact engages the Millennium Falcon’s hyperdrive. Sounds like SFX Cellar - UI Button 49 from our UI Button SFX Pack are perfect for this. You might even find some good options in our SFX Cellar - Woosh pack.

SFX Cellar - UI Button 49

To add to the ambience of your spaceship, you’ll want to include a bit of room tone. Here the sound of an air conditioning unit could do an excellent job of impersonating your ship’s ventilation system - you can find air conditioning and other background ambiences in our SFX Cellar - Background Ambiences Pack.  

To find out how to layer multiple sound effects together in our guide to Scene Sound Design.

June 05, 2019
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