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Commons:Featured sounds

Featured sounds in Commons

This star symbolizes the featured content on Commons.

The featured sounds are what we believe to be the best sounds on Commons. Prior to being listed here, sounds are reviewed at Commons:Featured sound candidates.

There are currently 17 of such sounds in the Commons repository which is roughly 0% of the available files (57,222,958).

For the latest featured sounds, see this month's featured log. Sounds that no longer meet the criteria can be proposed for removal by being listed at Commons:Featured sound candidates#Nominations for removal.

See Commons:Media help for help with playing sound files on Wikipedia.

Featured sound tools:

Categories For Featured Sound


Field recordingsEdit

Recordings of nature and other background noises, such as machines in operation or wind-chimes.

Historical recordingsEdit

Speeches, historic incidents, landmarks in the history of recording, and similar.


For things too distinct to be otherwise classified.