Here's where you'll find a changing selection of free sounds to download for your Akai sampler.
Please note: The instructions for using free sounds has changed! For complete details on how to download, expand, and load the sound samples into your Akai sampler, please visit our sound download page.
S-Series Sampler Library Disk Sample
for S1000, compatible with S1000, S2000, S3000, S3000XL, S5000, S6000 series samplers
PC users (not NT compatible): download SYNTHESIZER #1 (SL1002) SL1030.zip (1.3Mb).
Mac users: download SYNTHESIZER #1 (SL1081) synthesizer1.hqx (1.3MB).
MPC Sound Library Disk Sample
compatible with MPC3000, MPC2000, and MPC2000XL
PC users (not NT compatible): download Fat Set (SL6085): SL6085.zip (1MB).
Mac users: download Fat Set (SL6085): Fatset.sit (1.1MB).
For complete instructions on how to download, expand, and load the sound samples into your Akai sampler, please visit our sound download page.
Akai samplers are your key to the world's largest sound library
The Akai "S" Series is the development platform of choice for the world's best sound developers. A truly staggering variety of sounds are available directly from Akai and from numerous independent sound development companies.
Please contact your local Akai dealer to hear and purchase the sound libraries listed below!
Akai S-Series CD-ROM Sound Library
Volume 1: S3000/XL/CD3000/XL w/SampleVerb parameters (250Mb)
I. Work Station
J. Sample Wave Mixing
K. Sample Wave Mixing
L. Sound Effects
Volume 2: Complete S1000/S110) Library (297Mb)
K. Work Station
L. Sample Wave Mixing
M. Sound Effects
Volume 3: Drum Kit Collection (318Mb)
D. Hi Hat
E. Crash Cymbal
F. Crash Cymbal
G. Ride Cymbal
H. Ride Cymbal
K. Drum Kit