An all-in-one video platform with thousands of built-in sound effects
Get the sound effects and editing tools you need in one online platform, no need for downloads. Kapwing offers a royalty-free library with thousands of tracks, images, and videos to impress your audience.
Search thousands of free sound effects in a snap
Tired of hunting for sounds and editing videos on a bunch of different apps? Bring your editing workflow under one roof. From funny burps to retro cassette rewinds, we’ve got all the sound effects you need. Sprinkle them throughout your video to make it impossible to ignore.
Add royalty-free music to bump up engagement
A video without background music feels stale and boring. Hook your audience and show off your personality with background music throughout your entire video—or just add a track to the intro and a few select moments. To get great tunes, search our royalty-free library of music from every genre under the sun.
Get rid of background noise and save your footage
Feel like your footage is doomed? Have no fear. Get rid of fuzzy background noise and obnoxious distractions with our smart AI tool. It scrubs your audio and video files so they’re squeaky clean. Then, you’re free to add the music and sound effects you really want to include.
"As a social media agency owner, there's a variety of video needs that my clients have. From adding subtitles to resizing videos for various platforms, Kapwing makes it possible for us to create incredible content that consistently exceeds client expectations."
CEO of Moxie Nashville
"Kapwing is incredibly intuitive. Many of our marketers were able to get on the platform and use it right away with little to no instruction. No need for downloads or installations - it just works."
Studio Production Manager at Formlabs
How to Add Sound Effects to Video
- Upload a video
Upload a video file or paste a video link to get started. TIP: Use the drag-and-drop feature to easily upload video clips.
- Add SFX to video
Open the "Audio" tab in the left-hand sidebar. Upload your own audio track, paste an audio link, or browse hundreds of SFX to add to your video.
- Edit and export
Trim, arrange, and edit the sound effects for your video. Click “Export project” when finished and download the final video file.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I find sound effects for funny moments?
To make your video’s funny moments even more entertaining, add sound effects with Kapwing. Our free online video editor offers thousands of free sound effects including laughs, screams, animal sounds, machines, and tons more. The platform also offers a one-click tool for removing background noise so you can clean up your footage before applying sound effects and royalty-free music.
Which sound effects do most YouTubers use in their videos?
The most popular sound effects for YouTube videos include swooshes, horns, dramatic classical music, cartoon sound effects, drum rolls, chimes, bells, and applause. You can find all of these sound effects and more inside of Kapwing’s free online video editor.
How can I add free sound effects to my video?
Use an online video editor that offers royalty-free sound effects and music. Kapwing has thousands of popular sound effects to choose from, all available for free. Just search for the type of sound you’re looking for, select your favorite, and drag the audio track where you want it in your video. Add and layer as many sounds as you’d like.
What's different about Kapwing?
Kapwing is free to use for teams of any size. We also offer paid plans with additional features, storage, and support.