The Best Places to Find Free Halloween Sounds

A List of Spooky Halloween Sound Effects

Halloween sounds are spooky sound effects like evil laughs, creaking doors, and howling wolves. You can make a soundtrack of these free Halloween sounds or have them loop on your computer during your haunted house or Halloween party for some spooky fun.

There's a wide range of sounds here too, so if you want to choose some very scary music for a haunted house or some sounds that are just a little scary to play when you're handing out candy, you'll find what you're looking for.

Mix together these free Halloween sounds with some free Halloween music to create the ultimate Halloween soundtrack. If you need to convert these sound files into a different audio format, you can use a free audio converter.

Use more Halloween freebies and Halloween party freebies to throw the ultimate Halloween party for less this year.

Free Scary Halloween Sounds at Partners in Rhyme

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There are a ton of free scary Halloween sounds at Partners in Rhyme! Choose from the categories Horror Ambiance, Scary Footsteps, Wicked Laughs, Screams, Witch, Ghost Sounds, Howl, Monster and Gross Splats to hear a ton of spooky Halloween sounds.

Click on a Halloween sound to preview it and then follow the directions on the website on how to save the files to your computer. Most of these sounds are in MP3 and WAV format. More

Free Halloween Sound Effects at Halloween.it

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A nice list of free Halloween sound effects waits for you at Halloween.it. You'll find Halloween sounds like howling, laughter, rain, falling, beasts, wind and witches here.

Choose the listen link next to a sound to hear it, or the other link to download the audio file in a ZIP archive. This means you'll have to extract the WAV file from the ZIP file before you can use it like a normal sound file. More

Spooky Space Sounds From NASA

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Now this is something unique! NASA has put together clips of spooky space sounds. These are truly eerie especially knowing that they're real.

Choose the Click to Listen button to preview the links or right-click on it and select Save Link As to save the files to your computer.

Some of these Halloween sounds are in the WAV, RM, and MPG formats. More

Free Halloween Sound Effects at Ava7

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There are over 30 Halloween sounds like screams, rattles, echoes, laughs and howls at Ava7. You're sure to find something scary here!

Click on a link to preview the Halloween sound or follow the directions on the website to download the MP3 or WAV file. More

Halloween Sounds at The Free Sound Project

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Type in Halloween in the search box at The Free Sound Project and you'll get pages and pages of hundreds of free Halloween sounds. There are ghosts, haunted houses, and other similar sounds.

You can listen to the sounds right away, but you'll have to make a free user account and then login in order to download these free Halloween sounds to your computer. More

Halloween Sound Effects

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These are longer clips and full-length Halloween sounds. This isn't a huge list but the clips are very good.

You can get a sound file of a young girl playfully singing, bells tolling, bubbles boiling, and a laughing witch.

Click on the pumpkin to listen to a clip of the Halloween sound or right-click on the pumpkin to download the file in the WAV format. More

Sound Bible's Free Halloween Sounds

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Sound Bible has a great collection of spooky Halloween sounds of varying lengths, like evil laughs, demonic girls singing, thunder, a spooky drone, a squeaking door, and a full page of others.

Click the play button to preview the sound or click on the title to go to the download page where you can get the Halloween sound effect in either MP3 or WAV. More

Horror and Halloween Sounds at AudioMicro

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Several more free Halloween sounds are available at AudioMicro, mainly as WAV files.

There are demons, monsters, demented men dragging chains, women screaming, growls, vampires, lions, and others.

You'll have to login before you can download these Halloween sound effects, but creating an account is free. Or you can sign on through Google, Facebook, and a number of other websites. More

Halloween Sounds at YouTube

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YouTube has a ton of free Halloween sounds and music that you can loop in the background for your Halloween party or to answer the door to give candy to Trick-Or-Treaters.

There are tons of options here and most play for 1 hour up to even 5 hours.

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FreeSFX's Free Halloween Sound Files

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Download free Halloween and horror sounds here in categories that include alarms/sirens, blood/core, coffins, magic, lasers, slime, space crafts, monsters, robots, and more.​

You'll have to register as a member to download the horror sounds here but it's completely free to do so. More