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Blastwave FX Debuts SONOPEDIAâ„¢ HD Sound Effects Library for HD Media Production

20,000 HD Sound Effects Delivered on 250 GB Hard Drive, Optimized for Search

NAB 2008, Las Vegas, #SL9605 – April 15, 2008:

Blastwave FX (

), developer of next-generation HD sound effects libraries, today announced the release of it’s flagship library,

SONOPEDIAâ„¢, the encyclopedia of HD sound effects

. With

20,000 royalty-free HD sound effects

ranging from


lligators to


ippers, SONOPEDIA is the first professional all-purpose HD sound effects library available to HD media producers. Categories include:



170 GB of HD sound effects

and comes pre-installed on a

premium hard drive

with the following specifications:

•	250 GB (FireWire 400/800, USB 2.0/eSATA)
•	170 GB / 20,000 HD sound FX pre-installed 
•	Broadcast .wav files (24/96, 24/48, 16/44.1) & mp3 
•	Mac and PC compatible
•	Ultra-quiet operation

Every sound in


was fully produced in 24/96 with

multi-format delivery as 24/96, 24/48, and 16/44.1 broadcast .WAV files

, as well as mp3 reference files. SONOPEDIA is cataloged with

rich embedded metadata

for quick, intelligent searching and is compatible with

Pro Tools, Soundminer, NetMix, iTunes

, and other popular sound library search engines. All SONOPEDIA sound effects are

descriptively named and intuitively categorized

for easy browsing.


is being officially announced and shown at

NAB 2008

in booth SL9605 (South Hall, Lower Level) and will be available for purchase on

and through select Blastwave FX dealers worldwide.

About Blastwave FX

Blastwave FX (

) develops next-generation HD sound effects libraries for professional audio production. Our design and engineering teams push the sound envelope with innovative product formats, rich metadata, multi-channel libraries and the highest resolution audio that technology allows. Blastwave FX libraries, including our flagship Sonopediaâ„¢, serve as a royalty-free creative resource for audio professionals worldwide in post, broadcast, film, television, video games, animation, radio, new media and beyond. Blastwave FX is based in Detroit, MI and is headed by Ric Viers, author of The Sound Effects Bible (MWP).