Q1. What is Discovery Downloader?
Q2. How do I download the sound files?
Q3. Can I listen to the audio previews before purchase?
Q4. How do I listen to the audio previews?
Q5. I cannot hear the audio previews.
Q6. I cannot download any sound files.
Q7. It takes a very long time to download.
Q8. Can I use the sound files on both Mac and Windows PCs?
Q9. I want to know about the royalty details.
Q10. What are Royalty Free sounds?
Q11. How do I search and purchase?
Q12. Is it secure to enter my credit card number on the site?
Q13. Are the downloadable sounds also available as discs?
Q14. Are the audio previews the same quality as the actual downloadable sounds?
Q15. I want to know more about the sound quality.
Q16. What format are the downloaded sound files available in?
Q17. What kind of software is compatible with the sound files?
Q18. What is My List?
Q19. Who can I contact if there is any problem?
Q20. Refund Policy
If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us at CONTACT.
Discovery Downloader offers samples and sounds for a wide range of musicians, sound designers, arrangers, game producers, and creators of multimedia, video, film, and web products. This service is ideal for those who need sounds right away, who only want to buy their favorite sounds and who want to listen to the sounds before purchase. Discovery Downloader is available 24/7.
Please check the How to SEARCH + BUY for details.
Yes. All sound files on Discovery Downloader can be auditioned directly from the site, allowing you to listen before you download. You can listen to a streaming MP3 version instantly. The streaming MP3 versions of the samples used for auditioning are low resolution and do not@do the sound files justice. The sounds you download are full-resolution quality.
You must have an MP3 audio player installed on your computer in order to audition the audio demos. Many MP3-playback programs are free to download. Available programs include Windows Media Player (Microsoft), Quick Time Player (Apple), and Real Player (Real Networks)
Please check again if you have a MP3 audio player installed on your computer, and that the volume control isnft muted or turned down too low. Available programs include Windows Media Player (Microsoft), Quick Time Player (Apple), and Real Player (Real Networks).
Discovery Downloader is optimized to perform well on standard connections. Those who use dial-up service may experience problems downloading. Other problems can be caused by routers or modems, or by possible outages on the server or network. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
If you are using a dial-up service, expect long download times. If you have a fast connection (DSL, T1, etc.) and are experiencing delays, it may be due to traffic overload on our server.
Yes. All the sound files are compatible with Windows and Macintosh computers. For file downloading, the recommended web browsers for Windows are Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher, Fire Fox, Opera, Netscape, and Mozilla. The recommended web browsers for Macintosh are Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher, Apple Safari, Fire Fox, Opera, Netscape, and Mozilla.
All Discovery Downloader sounds are royalty free. Please check LICENSE for the details.
Once you buy samples and sounds on Discovery Downloader, they are available to use without additional fees. However, it is forbidden for users to re-sell the base samples and sounds as a “sound library” in either physical (CD, etc) or downloadable format. For more information, please check LICENSE.
Please check How to SEARCH + BUY .
Discovery Downloader utilizes SSL technology for absolute security. (SSL is an industry standard, and widely regarded to be among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions.) We also utilize the internationally recognized World Pay security technology for the credit card payment system.
Sample CDs are available at DISCOVERY SOUND.
No. The streaming MP3 versions of the samples used for online auditioning are low-resolution sounds and do not do the sound files justice. The sounds you download are full-resolution quality. Please note: A security beep is embedded in all of the audio preview clips, but not in the high-resolution downloadable files.
Discovery Downloader offers samples and sounds recorded at both 16-bit/44.1kHz and 24-bit/96kHz resolution.
Discovery Downloader offers samples compatible with ACID / WAV / REX2 / KONTAKT / BATTERY / MACHFIVE / EXS24 / HALion. For more info on these formats, please check DICTIONARY.
The following are typical software programs compatible with each format. There are@additional compatible software samplers on the market, therefore please search at your own convenience. Regarding formats, please check DICTIONARY.
[My List] is a useful system for users who want to save a sound (or sounds) for future purchase. Once clicked, My List items are placed on the My List page, and are saved for future access/purchase.
Feel free to contact us via the CONTACT form if you have any questions about our service.
Discovery Downloader will refund any monies for audio samples downloaded from the Discovery Downloader website in the following cases:Data downloaded is corrupt.Unable to download due to a site maintenance issue File downloaded is different than the purchased (You can sample before you buy) For all other refund inquiries please contact Discovery Firm and explain your problem using the email found on the contact page. Refund must be requested within 30 days of purchase or offer is void. Discovery Firm cannot exchange or refund any monies where you have accessed the sounds on the CD and/or sample.