Ontology’s SampleSwap.org has officially launched a public website featuring 4.6GB of free, professional-quality loops and audio samples.
Owner and sample librarian Canton Becker says:
After all these years of hosting my sample collection as a secret hobby on peer-to-peer networks and university computers, it’s exciting to take SampleSwap to the next level.
This 4.6GB collection of handpicked 16-bit 44khz professional-quality samples (mostly in AIFF format) now resides on a dedicated server with ultra-high speed Internet access. An innovative “basket” based sound browser allows members to quickly audition and download 20 to 100 MB of samples as well-organized ZIP-compressed archives instead of individual sound files.