Find the perfect mix of background noise to help you relax, study, work or sleep. A Soft Murmur is the ideal productivity app to help you wash away distractions.

Download once, listen whenever and wherever you like. All sounds are stored locally on your device.

A Soft Murmur plays seamless and uninterrupted audio so it never interrupts your focus.

Mix together 10 ambient sounds:

• Rainfall
• Thunder
• Waves
• Gusting wind
• Crackling fireplace*
• Birdsong*
• Crickets*
• Coffee shop*
• Singing bowl*
• White noise*

* These six sounds can be unlocked with a single, one-off in-app purchase

When Meander is active, the volume of each active sound increases and decreases at random, creating rolling waves of sound that are never the same twice.

Set sound to fade gently into silence to help you drift into sleep, or set a timer to start or stop playing after a custom length of time. Use timers to transform A Soft Murmur into a versatile productivity app.

Save your favorite mixes and give them names. Switch easily between mixes or share them with your friends.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
166 Ratings

166 Ratings

Kc223456789 ,

Try using it while listening to music!

This is my first time ever writing a review for an app but this is one of my favorite apps ever. The idea behind it is so simple but being able to mix ambient noises together that continuously loop is not only fun but incredibly soothing. I initially started using the sounds to use to focus while working and later i discovered the sleep timer and use it to sleep, but the big thing i wanted to share is that I’ve discovered that the ambient sounds can be paired with music to entirely change the music listening experience. Adding birds and wind to happy music or rain and thunder to dark driving music adds an extra element that you can tailor to your own mood. The album in particular that i tried was geseffelsteins 2019 album “Hyperion”. I listened to it with thunder and rain in the background and the experience was amazing.

college professor ,

Great for studying, meditating, falling asleep

Great app for studying, meditating, or falling asleep. The free version only has a few sounds, but they’re very good. I did the in-app purchase to support the developer, not really caring whether I liked the new sounds it unlocked. Turns out I do like them very much. The app is super easy to miss and very functional. I wish the developer would update it once in a while, but I’ve had no problems using it on multiple devices and every version of iOS since iOS 11.

Highly recommended.

DeniseNavidad ,

Great for focusing during work

I’ve used the web version of A Soft Murmur at work for years, and I just recently downloaded the mobile app. It’s fantastic for those times when you just need to be “in the zone” and focused on a single task. I’ve also enjoyed the fade out function to help me fall asleep at night.
Only complaint is that the web version has 13 more sounds available for purchase (metal chimes, cicadas, stream, and rain on trees are my faves), but those aren’t accessible on the mobile app. If those were available, this would be a 5 star review.


Sleepy Rabbit LLC
48 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
In-App Purchases
  1. Unlock all default sounds $1.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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