iStockphoto Adds 30,000 Royalty-Free and Single-Production Audio Tracks

  • AUSTIN, TX--iStockphoto announced its new and diverse audio collection today at the SXSW Music Festival. iStock’s Standard Audio collection includes over 11,000 royalty-free, user-generated sound effects and music tracks. iStock also debuted a new Pump Audio collection of over 18,000 single-production music tracks. iStock is now the first company to offer stock imagery, video footage, vector illustrations, Flash files and audio for purchase under a single payment model, on one convenient site. iStock’s Standard Audio tracks start as low as $2 each with Pump Audio tracks as low as $29. Music and sound effects tracks can be used in a variety of creative projects, from Web video to TV shows, movies, commercials, public performances and even games.
  • For online editors and bloggers: Access video interviews with iStock COO, a buyer and an artist, and a demo of an audio track being downloaded here: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/iStockphoto_36319/
  • iStock is a pioneer in monetizing user-generated content, with contributing artists and customers from nearly every country in the world. iStock shares royalties with its contributing artists and is currently paying out close to $1.1 million a week. iStock continues to have some of the strictest quality standards in the industry, making it uniquely poised to offer an outstanding, high-quality audio collection.
  • “The iStock model extends purchasing power to masses of people, many of whom are already devouring our image and video content,” said Kelly Thompson, COO of iStockphoto. “We are truly the Web’s easiest solution to buying all types of multimedia content in one place and under a single account.”
  • People looking for music can go to www.iStockaudio.com and search over 30,000 audio files via keyword search, and by genre, tempo, key signature, time signature and categories. From there, customers can easily preview and purchase audio tracks.
  • To use a music track or a sound effect with no restrictions and a multiple number of times, iStock’s Standard Audio Collection is the customer’s best choice. iStock also offers a Pump Audio Collection, for single-production use. More detailed information to help customers decide which collection to use can be found at: www.istockphoto.com/faq.php?FormName=FaqSearchForm&Category=35