Let’s talk a little about sound design. This is a general overview to give you an idea of the scope of the field, and to provide a context for the more technical chapters to follow.
The digital sound designer may have any of a number of goals when creating a sound. Sometimes these goals overlap, but in general this is what we want to achieve in an experience using sound.
Adding audible feedback is a common use of sound in digital experiences. Such feedback could be a clicking sound when the user presses a button, a beep or bell tone when a task is complete, or a notification when a message arrives.
When some event takes place onscreen, ...