Best Cinematic Sample Packs & Loops

3,716 Best Cinematic Sample Packs & Loops 2024

Last Updated on January 1, 2024

Don’t start from scratch. Don’t reinvent the wheel.

The temptation for producers, composers, and artists alike is to create something completely new and ground-breaking, which is typically very difficult under the pressures of looming production deadlines.

If you’re putting together a score, whether for a film, movie trailer, video game or otherwise, today’s sample packs and loops are all high quality and are sure to give you the goods you need to get off to a running start.

In this guide, we look at the best cinematic sample packs and loops.

Endless – ASSET by Industrial Strength

Endless – ASSET by Industrial Strength

No matter the direction, endless landscapes spread out before you.

Endless – ASSET conveys a sense of space, exploration, and adventuring. Arriving on a strange planet, crossing desolate desert landscapes, uncovering a long-forgotten ancient artifact, and more.

This cinematic sample pack will come in handy for scoring films, movie trailers, backing tracks, video games, and even evocative ambient electronic music.

You’ll find plenty of otherworldly sounds in Endless – ASSET, with textured FX, glitches, ambient noises, drones, and more.

This expansive kit features over 3 GB of content, with 10 construction kits you can use to build epic and mysterious mood music with.

You can check out Endless – ASSET on Loopcloud as well.

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Future Cinema by Artisan Audio

Future Cinema by Artisan Audio

It’s time to explore strange, ominous, and foreboding new worlds with Future Cinema, a pack featuring ambient and futuristic audio material suited to the theaters and holographic big screens of the coming ages.

The included content spans a moderate 90 to 104 bpm, making it ideal for cinematic, ambient, soundtrack, video game music, and even electronic genres.

Future Cinema comes with an array of instrument sounds including electric guitars, glitch drums, bass lines, vocals, harps, string ensembles, synth pads, drone synths, timpani, effects, and even vinyl effects.

This toolkit comes with nearly 2.5 GB of content and four cinematic construction kits for building cinematic tracks that will dazzle and delight listeners.

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Devotion: Cinematic Orchestra by Leitmotif

Devotion: Cinematic Orchestra by Leitmotif

Just as it sounds – Devotion: Cinematic Orchestra comes with epic symphonic and orchestral cinematic sounds suited to modern cinema.

Rife with a sense of urgency and suspense, Devotion: Cinematic Orchestra makes the creation of layered, sophisticated, and complex soundtracks a breeze.

From massive drums to mysterious pianos, and heavy hits to melancholy atmospheres, this pack features all the tools you need to express a sense of epic pressing proportions.

Try this pack for video games, modern electronic music, suspenseful cinematic scores, media, commercials, advertising, background music, and more.

The toolbox features nearly 1.5 GB of 24-bit / 48 kHz WAVs.

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A Future Darkly: Cinematic Electro by Leitmotif

A Future Darkly: Cinematic Electro by Leitmotif

If you’re ready for epic intergalactic alien wars, adrenaline-pumping high-speed car chases, or a dystopian future run by high-tech criminals, then A Future Darkly: Cinematic Electro is sure to set the right mood for your next score.

From dark, tone-setting material to the “rise of the hero” style compositions, the dark electro soundscape of the future can be created with ease using the A Future Darkly: Cinematic Electro pack.

Experiment widely – creator Leitmotif encourages it. This library will prove a phaser blast for modern electronic productions, media, music, video games, advertising, commercials, soundtracks, background music, and more.

Peeking inside, expect to find almost 1.5 GB of drums, arpeggios, melodics, atmospheres, pulses, inspirational, and sound effects. You won’t run out any time soon.

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Offworld by Cinetools

Offworld by Cinetools

Plunge into a world… a world shrouded in darkness. From the arrival of horrifying alien creatures to the invasion of hostile artificial intelligence, Cinetools’ Offworld will take you to the outer reaches of suspense, horror, and action.

Take advantage of the dramatic audio material to complement your next Sci-Fi horror. With futuristic synths, urgent strings, hard-hitting drums, and countless otherworldly effects, your imagination is about the only limit to the world pictures you paint with Offworld.

The pack includes an astounding 6.65 GB of content – like bass swells, melodics, pulses, risers, signals, whooshes, booms, drones, pings, and more – and you’re not about to exhaust it any time soon.

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Dark Cinematic Soundscapes by Freaky Loops

Dark Cinematic Soundscapes by Freaky Loops

Freaky Loops’ Dark Cinematic Soundscapes could not be much simpler, and yet it has found favor with plenty of producers, composers, and sound designers.

This kit includes 50 atmosphere one-shots between 29 and 57 seconds. The sounds are sometimes dark and brooding, sometimes slow and melancholic, sometimes foreboding, and horrific.

Take advantage of Dark Cinematic Soundscapes for film scores, trailers, documentaries, or even electronica, ambient, downtempo, atmospheric DnB, and more.

This is a no-nonsense pack, and you will enjoy it, especially if you want to add a modern touch to your cinematic scores. Dark Cinematic Soundscapes will take very well to your custom layers too.

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Giant Strikes by Cinetools

Giant Strikes by Cinetools

Drums and percussive elements can be very evocative, especially when they are as aggressive and impactful as they are here in Giant Strikes.

Even without additional layers and musical elements, Giant Strikes can furnish your tracks with grittiness, edge, and unsettling, unstable moods.

The hybrid library includes both organic and electronic drums for maximum customizability. You’ll find impacts of varying nature – wooden, metallic, industrial, and more, with all sounds coming in two versions (natural and thrust).

Altogether, you’ll get a pack totaling 300 24-bit / 96 kHz WAV files you can drag and drop into your favorite Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). Try these sounds in adventure, action, Sci-Fi, mystery, thriller, horror, crime, mystery, and more. You’re sure to find your beat.

Again, Giant Strikes features percussive elements only. It’s a very versatile kit, and you can do a lot with it out of the box, but you’ll either want to combine it with other sample packs or with your custom layers if you wish to add melodies, arpeggios, chordal textures, and so on.

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Piano Sentiments by Frontline Producers

Piano Sentiments by Frontline Producers

The piano is a timeless, versatile instrument. From evocative melodies to supporting chord vamps, piano can give rise to emotions and set the mood, no matter the intended setting.

Frontline Producers’ Piano Sentiments pack furnishes you with professionally performed piano samples inspired by the likes of Dustin O’Halloran, Nils Frahm, and others.

This pack, featuring 1.5 GB of pure piano material (at 72 bpm, 100 bpm, and 128 bpm) was recorded at Frontline Producers’ studios in 24-bit / 44.1 kHz fidelity.

From melancholy atmospheres to tear-jerking melodies, the samples included in this pack could easily translate into other genres.

Piano Sentiments also includes 300 MIDI files so you can freely customize and edit the included samples.

You can also find Piano Sentiments on Loopcloud.

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Electricity by SFXtools

Electricity by SFXtools

Electrified. SFXtools’ Electricity offers up an array of natural and futuristic sound effects, including energy pulses, buzzes, hums, sparks, zaps, static, welding, and other electrical inspired noises.

If you’re ready to charge up your sample pack library with sounds suited to action, Sci-Fi, video games, animation, commercials, multi-media, mobile apps, and more, you will love Electricity.

This library includes over 100 sounds at 24-bit / 96 kHz fidelity and is sure to add a spark to your personal sample library.

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Laboratory Beats by Artisan Audio

Laboratory Beats by Artisan Audio

Artisan Audio’s Laboratory Beats is a futuristic, experimental sample pack that would be equally at home in a high-tech Sci-Fi horror, and on the dancefloor.

With rhythmic and textural elements, Laboratory Beats are genre agnostic, while reminding us of experimental electronica of today and the yesteryear – Amon Tobin, Bonobo, Four Tet, and more.

With nearly 1 GB of content, this pack includes an intriguing array of drums, percussion, FX, atmospheres, textures, vocals, bass, and more. Laboratory Beats also comes with 49 soft sampler patches.

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Game Assets: Battle Foley by SFXtools

Game Assets: Battle Foley by SFXtools

SFXtools’ Game Assets: Battle Foley probably doesn’t need much of an explanation. This kit includes all the sound effects you could possibly want for all forms of combat.

Inside the pack, you’ll find effects matched to chains, armors, clothing, equipment, firearms, gears, footsteps, and much more.

Game Assets: Battle Foley contains 146 24-bit / 96 kHz assets you can use in your action, fantasy, adventure games, medieval films, motion graphics, and so on.

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Tape Loop Experiments by Element One

Tape Loop Experiments by Element One

Inspired by the likes of Pierre Schaeffer, Della Derbyshire, Steve Reich, and others, Tape Loop Experiments features sounds created using analog synths, tape delays, cassettes and recorders, piano, field recordings, and more.

With an array of trippy, glitchy, and evocative atmospheres and textures, this pack is equally at home in cinema and various electronic genres – hip-hop, trap, techno, drum and bass, and more – any genre where lo-fi sounds are required.

Tape Loop Experiments is a small but effective, fun, and versatile library you’re likely to find plenty of use for.

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Motion by SFXtools

Motion by SFXtools

Movement sounds of all kinds are contained within Motion, for adding excitement to your soundtracks – perfect for transitions too.

From rocket packs and aircrafts to spaceships and lasers, if you’re looking for futuristic swells, swooshes, swipes, and more, you can probably find your Sci-Fi ready audio material in this pack.

You can use these samples for ads, motion graphics, animations, video games, commercials, and other applications.

The pack is relatively small, at 75 MB with 105 24-bit / 96kHz files, but this specialty pack will come in handy for an array of niche applications.

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Top Cinematic Sample Packs, Final Thoughts

Making a soundtrack need not be complicated. You just need the right material to inspire and complement your workflow. Meeting deadlines and the demands of the music supervisor are made easier when you have the right tools at your disposal.

We hope you found what you’re looking for and wish you all the best on your scoring, composing, and producing journeys.