The Ultimate List of FREE Sample Packs in 2022

Whether you’re a dubstep producer, an ambient composer or a lofi beatmaker, at some point you’ll find yourself searching for free sample packs.

There are an enormous amount of sample packs out there, across all genres. Unfortunately, building a large collection of sample packs is not cheap, as packs usually range from $15 – $50 dollars.

So our natural response is, of course, to search far and wide for high quality, free sample packs.

Are there any FREE sample packs out there??

Absolutely. There are many, incredible free sample packs out there from any genre imaginable.

Many of the free sample packs out there are “taster packs” of the full, paid version, so the quality and diversity of the sounds can be next level.

Below are the best free sample packs of all time, that will give you incredible sounds, samples or presets without you ever reaching for your wallet.

Or click here for our guides to the best paid sample packs (sorted by genre).


The video version…

In the video below we go through our top 50 picks for FREE sample packs as of 2022. You can either watch this video, or keep scrolling to read more!


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NEW (MAY 2022)

Full Packs (drums / instruments / synths + more)

Drums / Percussion ONLY

Kontakt Instruments / Patches

Other


Free Sample Packs 2022: NEW PACKS


Unison Free Black Friday Sample Pack

Still free as of May 2022
• 465 unique samples!
• Includes 75x Artist Series Samples
• Includes 36x Famous MIDI Chord Progressions
• Includes 16x Vocals
+ Much more!

Download Size

300 MB

Genre

Various

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Function Loops: Free Vocal Hooks

• Gorgeous female acapella loops
• 120 loops (60 dry / 60 wet acapellas)
• 30 vocal chops (FX loops)
• 150 files in total
• 24-bit WAV quality
•100% royalty-free

Download Size

260 MB

Genre

Soul/ Jazz samples

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Ghosthack – Cinematic Impacts 2022

• 25 heavy impacts
• Perfect for atmospheric FX
• High-quality cinematic impacts
• Perfect for both filmmakers and producers

Download Size

12.6 MB (ZIP)

Genre

Cinematic

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


DMP Authority: 808 Heavyweight

• 101 high-quality 808’s
• Perfect for trap, hip hop
• Includes smooth deep 808’s and heavier ones
• 100% royalty free
• 44.1 kHz / 24-bit

Download Size

75.2 MB

Genre

Hip Hop / Trap

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Free Trap Drum Loops: Angelic Vibes

• 130+ Trap one-shots
• 18 Full Drum Loops
• Includes 808 loops
• 100% royalty free
• 44.1 kHz / 24-bit

Download Size

600 MB +

Genre

Trap

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Superjunk: Techno Rave Sample Pack

• 155 WAV files in total
• 15 construction kits
• BPM and key info
• 24-bit/44.1kHz format
• Includes vintage analog techno samples
+ Much more!

Download Size

381 MB unzipped

Genre

Techno

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


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Free Sample Packs 2022: Full Packs


Black Octopus – Stay Inspired Vol 2

• 137 Drum Shots & Loops
• 129 FX Shots & Loops
• 47 Synth Shots & Loops
• 30 Vocal Samples
• 33 Bass Samples
• 73 Sub Phatty Samples + much more

Download Size

800 MB

Genre

Various (mainly Hip Hop)

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Black Octopus – Stay At Home

438 Total sounds:
• 164 Drum Samples
• 150 Synths & Instrument Samples
• 22 Serum Wavetables
• 44 FX Samples + 15 Vocal Samples
• 22 MIDI Patterns + much more!
• 73 Sub Phatty Samples + much more

Download Size

800 MB

Genre

Various (mainly Hip Hop)

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


LoopMasters – 1GB Free Samples

• Sign up for LoopMasters and get 1GB of FREE content
• Wide range of genres
• 100% royalty free
• Also take advantage of a 20% discount off your first purchase.

Download Size

1 GB

Genre

Various

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


BVKER – Travis Scott Type Drum Kit

• 40 Drum Shots
• 23 Cymbals & Hats
• 10 Tuned 808s
• 2 Construction Kits
• 100% royalty free

Download Size

373 MB

Genre

Hip Hop / Trap

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


PatchBanks – FREE Lo-Fi Drums

• 165 free lo-fi drum samples
• Perfect for lo-fi Hip Hop / Boom Bap
• 40 Kicks, 30 Snares, 20 Rimshots
• 51 Hats, 19 Extra sounds
100% royalty free

Download Size

112 MB

Genre

Lo-fi Hip Hop / Boom Bap

Our Rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Click here to download


Ghosthack – Free 2021 Starter Pack

• High-quality one-shots, loops and SFX .WAV files
• Full vocal hooks + percussion loops
• Lush, atmospheric pads + synth one shots
• Live foley recordings
• 100% royalty free

Download Size

133 MB

Genre

Various

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


The Cure – Free Samples

• 310 One-Shot Samples
• 227 Music Loops
• 25 Full Construction Kits
• 25 Vocal Samples + much more!
• 100% royalty free

Download Size

1.8 GB

Genre

Various (Mainly Trap)

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Jon Sine – Free Deep House Sample Pack

• 60 Drum shots
• 72 Synth shots
• Recorded on classic analog synths
• 100% royalty free

Download Size

302 MB

Genre

Deep House

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Function Loops – Trends 2021

• 300+ files
• Drums, Basslines, Melodies, Synths, FX
• Vocal Acapellas
• Huge range of music genres
• 100% royalty free

Download Size

628 MB

Genre

Various

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Lucid Samples – FREE Sample Pack

• Over 750 samples and loops
• Includes drums, vocals, synths
• Huge collection of FX included
• Fits any electronic genre!
100% royalty free

Download Size

700 MB +

Genre

Various EDM

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Sound7- Free Sounds

• Collection of free samples + presets
• Synthwave, Chillwave, Trance, Techno genres
• Drum Loops, one-shots
• Diva, Repro-5, Zebralette presets
• 100% royalty free

Download Size

Various

Genre

Various

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Ghosthack – Coriolis Effect

• High-quality, cinematic sound effects
• 149 WAV and MIDI files
• 5 unique construction kits
• Atmospheric impacts, foley hits
• 100% royalty free

Download Size

1.33 GB

Genre

Cinematic/FX

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Cymatics – Apex One Shots Vol3

• 100 high-quality WAV samples
• Bass, leads, pads, flutes
• Sampled from classic analog hardware
• 100% royalty free

Download Size

91.3 MB

Genre

Various (analog sounds)

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


W.A Productions – 10GB Collection

• 2000+ Files
• .WAV Files, Construction Kits, MIDI files, presets
• Melodies, drums, vocals, bass + much more
• Spans any genre imaginable
• 100% royalty free

Download Size

10 GB!

Genre

Various

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


MyLoops – Free Psy Trance

• Psy trance synths, basslines, FX, drum loops and one shots
• 24bit 44.1 kHz .WAV seamless loops
• 100% Royalty free
• BPM / Key Information written in each filename
• MIDI files provided with each melodic loop

Download Size

600 MB

Genre

Trance

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Black Lotus Audio: Free Female Vocals

• Includes 112 raw female vocal samples
• Sung phrases, spoken phrases, and more.
• Perfect for EDM genres
• 100% Royalty free

Download Size

58 MB

Genre

EDM

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Cymatics – Odyssey EDM Sample Pack

• 304 premium .WAV samples
• Drum loops, one-shots, synths, FX + much more
• Perfect for trap, dubstep, future bass
• Professional sound design
• 100% Royalty Free

Download Size

732 MB

Genre

EDM/Trap/Dubstep/House

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Cymatics – Pharoah Free Sample Pack

• 169 premium .WAV samples
• 808s, Claps, Snares, Hi’s + much more
• MIDI sequences included
• Includes Egyptian-style trap melodies
• 100% Royalty Free

Download Size

570 MB

Genre

Hip Hop / Trap

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Cymatics – Cobra Hip Hop Sample Pack

• 350+ premium samples, loops, 808s, and studio session recordings
• Flute & guitar recordings, melody loops, drum loops, drum one shots
• MIDI sequences
• Professionally recorded by session players
• 100% Royalty Free

Download Size

276 MB

Genre

Hip Hop / Trap

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


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Black Octopus Ultimate 2.5 GB Collection

Huge library of samples over a range of genres, including sounds from:
• Future Funkstep
• Organic Elements
• Wicked Drum Kits
• Monster Kick V1
• Leviathan

Download Size

2.5 GB

Genre

Various

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Victek Music – 420 Free Techno Sounds

• 24 bit 44.100 Hz WAV format
• Kicks, snare, Hi’s + much more percussion
• Synth loops, basslines, drops, risers
Note: Email address required for download
• 100% royalty free!

Download Size

412.6 MB

Genre

Techno

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Mode Audio – 800 MB Sampler

• Loops, drum & SFX samples, synth presets, MIDI loops, field recordings
• Electric guitar riffs, pulsating analog synth loops, percussion samples
• 100% royalty free
• .wav format for the loops & samples (44.1kHz/24 bit)

Download Size

800 MB

Genre

Various

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Mode Audio – 400 MB Autumn Sampler

• Includes mesmeric synth drones
• Beautifully sampled piano sounds
• Thundering Synthwave loops
• Delicate organic percussion
100% Royalty free

Download Size

400 MB

Genre

Various (Ambient/Electronic)

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


_david Samples Vol 1

• 60 (12 x5) Tuned 808 Kicks
• 7 Standard Kicks
• 10 Snares
• 41 Percussive Loops / Fills
• 18 FX Shots / Risers
• 12 Vox Chops / Phrases
• 11 Other Samples

Download Size

117 MB

Genre

Hip Hop/Trap

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


AKAS DNB Essentials

• 25 Bass one-shots
• 20 drum loops
• 15 kick drums
• 15 percussion samples
• 16 snares
• 16 pad/drone samples
+ more!

Download Size

89.2 MB

Genre

Drum and Bass

Our Rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Click here to download


r-loops – Free Trap Melodies

• Trap, Hip Hop, and RnB samples
• 48 Trap melody loops
• 21 Drum loops
• WAV format
• Free instant download

Download Size

182.42 MB

Genre

Hip Hop/Trap

Our Rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Click here to download


Blvck – Trap Stems

• Claps, Snares, 808s, Kick drums, Guitars and more
• 100% Royalty-Free
• Download Size: 670mb
• Format: 16bit 44.1k WAV

Download Size

670 MB

Genre

Trap

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Tomy Declerque: Tech House Drums

• 60+ synthesized kick drum samples
• 300+ real snare and cymbal samples
• Recorded using real drumkits in Tomy’s studio
• 100% Royalty-Free
• Format: 16bit 44.1k WAV

Download Size

96.19 MB

Genre

Various

Our Rating

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


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GhostHack – Dubstep Pack (Free)

• Unique self-made dubstep sounds
• 24bit .wav format
• 63.3MB
• Includes bassdrums, basslines, drum loops, pads, snares, FX etc.

Download Size

63.3 MB

Genre

Dubstep

Our Rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.

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MyLoops – Progressive House

• Progressive house synths, basslines, FX, drum loops and one shots
• 400MB of Progressive House Samples
• 24bit 44.1 kHz WAV
• 100% Royalty free
• BPM / Key Information written in each filename
• MIDI files provided with each melodic loop

Download Size

400 MB

Genre

House

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


MyLoops – Synthwave

• WAV 44.1 kHz seamless loops
• 300+ MB content for FREE
• 20 Synthwave Spire Presets
• 3 Templates for Ableton Live, Cubase & FL Studio
• 100% Royalty free
• BPM / Key Information written in each filename

Download Size

300 MB

Genre

Synthwave

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


UpstreamSquad – Twilight Chill

• Dreamy, elegant chillstep / ambient sounds
• 36 Drum One Shots
• 36 Melodic Loops
• 10 FX
• 22 MIDI Files
NOTE: Free signup needed to download

Download Size

164 MB

Genre

Ambient/Chill

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Loop Cartel – EDM Remix Tools

• 318 loops, 111 Drum one-shots, and 55 synth shots.
• Contemporary EDM samples
• Includes Mixed Beats, Complextro Synths, Side Chained Basses
• Organs, Pads, SFX, Hard Basses, Hard Chords, Triplet Synths
• Leads, Kick Drums, Beat Tops, Percussion, Hi Hats + more

Download Size

483 MB

Genre

EDM

Our Rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Click here to download


Cymatics – Uzi Hip Hop Sample Pack

• Hip Hop Sample Pack
• In style of Lil Uzi Vert
• Full drum loops, melody loops, FX
• Drum one shots + more

Download Size

75.5 MB

Genre

Hip Hop

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


AudioSample – Free Tech House Effects

• Wav format – 44100Khz 24 bit
• 180 Texture / FX samples
• Sweeps, uplifts, bubbling FX, ambience, soundbeds
• Perfect for techno / tech-house

Download Size

430 MB

Genre

Tech House

Our Rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Click here to download


About Noise – Techno Sample Pack

• Organic, dark elements 
• Groovy loops, drum loops, percussions, stunning vocals
• Amazing textures, top loops and kick loops
• .Wav files.
• Dark techno, minimal techno etc.

Download Size

427 MB

Genre

Tech House

Our Rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Click here to download


Audiovat – Trance Vocal Sample Pack

• High quality trance .WAV loops
• 31 loops
• Includes, vocals, bass, chords, drums etc
• Requires sign-up but you get access to more free samples
• 100 royalty-free

Download Size

2.5 GB

Genre

Trance

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


Loop Cult: 9 FREE Sample Packs

• Disrupt: Dubstep samples
• Rebel: Future Bass / Trap
• UNIT: Vintage Drums
• Colors: House samples
• Vortex: Experimental samples
• Arachne: Drum and Bass samples
• + more!

Download Size

Various

Genre

Various

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


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Free Sample Packs: Drums / Percussion Only


Ghosthack – Unique Drum Collection

• 300 Drum One-Shots and Loops
• Glitch percussion loops, foley percussion
• Inspiring drum loop stems and fills
• 808 kicks
• 44 FX Samples + 15 Vocal Samples
• 22 MIDI Patterns + much more!
• 100% royalty free

Download Size

237 MB

Genre

Experimental/house/EDM

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


808 Trapstep Volume 1

• 9 Kick Drum Samples
• 10 808 Bass Samples
• 27 Clap & Snare Drum Samples
• 23 Cymbal Samples
• 18 Vocal Chant Samples
• + more

Download Size

35.6 MB

Genre

Trap/Hip Hop

Our Rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Click here to download


808 Trapstep Volume 2

• Sampled, synthesised and mangled 808 + 909 drums
• 40 808 Bass Samples
• 46 Kick Drum Samples
• 51 Snare Drums
• 58 Claps
• 64 Percussion

Download Size

162.9 MB

Genre

Trap/Hip Hop

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


BVKER – Pierre Bourne Type Drum Kit

• 15 key-labelled 808’s
• 11 kick drums
• 17 claps
• 9 Snare Drums
• 42 cymbals
• 6 Percussion
• 100% Royalty Free!

Download Size

30.8 MB

Genre

Hip Hop

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


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Warm 808 Bass Samples

• 500 808 Bass Samples
• 1.5 GB
• 100% royalty-free
• 24-bit WAV format

Download Size

1.5 GB

Genre

Trap/Hip Hop

Our Rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Click here to download


99 Sounds – Massa Molla

• One shot drum hits, foley percussion sounds and abstract sound effects
• 100% Royalty free
• 99 audio samples
• 100% Royalty-Free
• Digitally processed and transformed

Download Size

200.9 MB

Genre

Abstract

Our Rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Click here to download


99 Sounds – 120 Kick Drums

• 120 key labeled bass drum samples
• WAV format
• Also includes SFZ and NKI patches for each kick
• Traditional kicks, subby kicks and minimal kicks

Download Size

5.38 MB

Genre

Any

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


The Ultimate Amen Breaks Pack

• Wav format samples in 16+24 bit, 44100-96000, mono+stereo.
• 800+ free amen drum loops
• Sampled and remixed loops
• 1.13 GB of sounds

Download Size

1.13 GB

Genre

Hip hop + others

Our Rating

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


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Orange Tree Samples – Jazz Funk Drums

• Download Size: 102 MB
• WAV samples + Kontact files
• Kick, snare, two toms, and two cymbals
• Excellent tone suitable for jazz and funk

Download Size

102 MB

Genre

Jazz

Our Rating

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Click here to download


Drum Depot: Brute Drums

• 24 DrumBrute drum kits.
• 288 Samples, properly named and sorted by category.
• Color coded pads for Battery and Maschine.
• Full engines with patterns and samples for Geist.
• 100+ MIDI Drum Patterns.

Download Size

122.97 MB

Genre

Various

Our Rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Click here to download


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Kontact Libraries / Patches


Output – Signal Free

25 unique instrument presets
• LFOs, step, arpeggiator and looper controls
• Evolving atmospheric pads and textures
• Intuitive, easy-to-use interface

Click here to download


ProjectSAM – The Free Orchestra

• HUGE library of orchestral samples
• Strings, brass clusters, symphonic percussion and ambient, dystopian pads.
• 14 high quality instrument presets

Click here to download


Keep Forest – Ferrum (Free Version)

• Unique, percussive sounds
• Powerful snares, cavernous impacts and shimmering cymbals.
• Perfect for cinematic, epic sounds
• Can modulate the filter, pan, and pitch

Click here to download


Project Exodus – Kontakt Library

• 127 instrument patches
• Soundscapes, instruments and sequences
• Cinematic pads, huge soundscapes, drones, drum loops
• 24-bit stereo WAV files also included
• NKI patches

Click here to download


Embertone Ancient Voices For Kontakt

• FULL Version Kontakt instrument
• Professional All-Male Chamber Choir 
• Legato/Poly mode
• Close/Stage mic settings, Reverb option

Click here to download


Sonixinema Medicine Man – Tongue Drum Kontact Patch

• Unique atmosphere layer
• Pristine sound quality, flexible and easy to use interface
• Requires the FULL version of Kontakt 5.8.1 +

Click here to download


TAQSIM – Kontakt Middle Eastern Instrument

• Fully-playable NI Kontakt Middle Eastern instrument
• 19 Sounds included
• Requires the FULL version of Kontakt 5.8.1 +

Click here to download


Other

Sounds Of Life – Ocean Swift Synthesis

• Field recordings of everyday sounds
• Contains manipulated, strange edits of these sounds
• 594 Files
• 904MB total
• 24-bit – 44100hz .wav format
• Percussive glitches and voice glitches

Click here to download


99Sounds – Space Divers Mini

• 49 sound effects
• High-quality 24-bit WAV format
• 455 MB
• Space and underwater exploration FX
• Sci-fi movie FX

Click here to download


99Sounds – Garage Foley

• Field recordings that were captured in a garage
• 100 Foley Samples
• 32-bit WAV Format
• 44.1 khz Stereo
• Free NKI patch for Native Instruments Kontakt
• 40.2 MB download size

Click here to download


Ghosthack Cinematic Sound FX – 50 Free Samples

• High-quality foley hits, abstract layered impacts
• Heavy bass sound fx and outstanding sequences.
• 24bit .wav files
• 70MB
• 50 sounds

Click here to download


GhostHack – 100 Free Cinematic Sounds

• 100 free cinematic / atmospheric sounds
• Atonal effects, drones, hits, synth sounds and whooshes
• Perfect for film-makers / adding foley / atmosphere

Click here to download


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