Classic Mac Finder Sounds?

Discussion in 'Apple Collectors' started by Makosuke, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. Makosuke macrumors 603

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    I'm looking for a set of all the classic Finder sound effects from back in the day, and I don't have a Classic Mac around to try and extract them from (or just do things to listen to them). Google searches have thus far come up completely empty; all I could find were old-school startup sounds.

    If anybody knows where to find a download of such a set of audio clips, that would be hugely appreciated.

    The reason I'm looking for this is rather odd; I was watching an episode of an anime series and in the middle of a quiet exterior shot there is, out of nowhere, an incongruent, metallic clunk sound effect that I immediately recognized as... SOMETHING from the old days. What's maddening is that I can't quite remember what, exactly, that sound was--I think the Finder copy complete sound, but it's been so long I'm just not sure. (Also baffling is how it ended up there--it's too loud and incongruent to have been an in-joke, and couldn't possibly have been intended as part of the scene; had to be some sort of bizarre studio glitch.)

    I could also record and post it here for somebody with a better memory, if nobody knows where to find sound clips.
     
  2. Makosuke thread starter macrumors 603

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    Thanks for the attempt, but I had already found that. That pack is just the classic system beeps; I'm looking for the sound effects that the Finder made when you did things like empty the trash or copied a file. Again, I'm pretty sure it was the "file copy complete" sound effect.
     
  3. MacTech68 macrumors 68000

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    You're probably looking for "Platinum Sounds" from MacOS 8.5 - 9.2.2

    There are 68 sounds in all.

    You could replace the "Platinum Sounds" set with other third party sets available at the time.
     

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  4. Makosuke thread starter macrumors 603

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    Thank you much for that, MacTech68; it was exactly what I was looking for (and some bonus nostalgia).

    Which in turn lead me to my embarrassingly simple answer; I had completely forgotten that I turned off all the Finder sounds on both my Macs with TinkerTool long ago. The sound I was looking for was, indeed, the "copy complete" sound, but it was actually the current one.

    Shows what you get for mucking with things that you then forget you mucked with.
     

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