More than 16,000 BBC Sound Effects are made available by the BBC in WAV format to download for use under the terms of the RemArc Licence. The Sound Effects are BBC copyright, but they may be used for personal, educational or research purposes, as detailed in the license.
You can also use the search functionality on the page to find a specific sound in these 16,000 BBC Sound Effects. To see the archive click here.
If you like cats, like me, try searching “kitten” voices! They are adorable.