July 27th, 2017

Raw audio of writing on paper with a lead pencil. The recorder was placed a few centimeters away from the pencil and followed its path.

This sound is NOT in the public domain. You MUST attribute/credit the sound if you use it. If you would prefer to not have to give attribution, then take a look at the attribution-free license.

An example of how you might credit is by putting this in the description/credits:
"Pencil, Writing, Close, A.wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org

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Please comment on where you intend to use the sound, and feel free to post a link to the work where you used it if you want (I enjoy watching/listening to anything you create!)

The sound was recorded using a "H1 Zoom recorder" on 1st November 2016.

Note: Audio quality is always better when downloaded.


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    ermiljals 5 days, 10 hours ago


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    Mohammed.layla.3.khaoula.hajar 3 months, 1 week ago

    Thank you

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    ArtsyAilu 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Hi! I used this sound as well as your "Bamboo Swing, A5" sound effect in my sophomore year animated documentary, which can be found on youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAnTwRefL_0&feature=youtu.be

    Thank you so so much for providing so many great audio resources, you helped me and everyone in my class to help make our projects the best they could be. :)

    Also I included a full credit list in the description with links, but let me know if there is anything you would like changed. Again, thank you tons!

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    hahahohoho 4 months, 1 week ago

    Thank you so much

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    sem7v 7 months, 1 week ago

    I plan to use this sound as part of an audio essay for my graduate course. I will give you attribution. Thanks!

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