SoundPLAN is the leading noise and air pollution planning and mapping software for 29 years. Use SoundPLAN to map and assess any transportation, industry or leisure noise. Use it for any size project with even the smallest version. Outstanding features include the cost/benefit capabilities for Wall Design and Expert System, extensive documentation features, and it is the only integrated suite of software that models interior noise levels, sound transmission through building walls and sound propagation into the environment. SoundPLAN’s famous graphics are both stunning and easy to use.

About Us

SoundPLAN GmbH in Backnang, Germany is an engineering company with the main focus on noise control, air quality assurance and software development. SoundPLAN International LLC in Shelton, WA, USA acts as the interface between the development office and the more than 30 international distributors that help distribute and maintain the SoundPLAN software on a worldwide basis.

Our interdisciplinary team consists of engineers, geographers, physicists and computer science specialists. Our team generates cutting edge engineering solutions which we deliver to the global market in the format of our SoundPLAN software. Our SoundPLAN noise modeling software has maintained the status of the market leader for more than 20 years.

  • Development of the PC software SoundPLAN + SoundPLAN essential
  • Custom software development
  • Noise investigations
  • Noise planning for new road/rail infrastructure
  • Noise mapping and action plans in accordance to the EU environmental noise regulations
  • Air quality assessment and recommendations
  • Environmental assessment studies


SoundPLAN - Noise Control and Noise Mapping Software

Stay ahead of your competition with noise modeling software from the world market leader! Under the menu topics SoundPLAN Acoustics and SoundPLAN Air Pollution you can find detailed information about the two branches of hte SoundPLAN software. Our software comes in two flavors:SoundPLAN, the full industry strength software andSoundPLANessential, the software for the occasional user.

StartKits Road / Railway / Industry Packages

SoundPLAN is a modular design with few mandatory modules and many options. The Geo-Database, where the simulation models are prepared, is required no matter what the configuration of the rest of the license may be. To reduce costs, certain modules are compiled to form packages or 'kits'. The smallest usable package is the StartKit, which has three options,  StartKit Road, StartKit Rail and StartKit Industry.


Consulting Services

SoundPLAN GmbH are also consultants for noise control, air pollution assessment, environmental assessment, traffic planning and software development.

Computing Service for Noise Calculations and Air Pollution Studies

Calculation service for noise and air pollution studies. If noise simulations are not the mainstay of your company but a project requires them as accompanying evidence, we can team up with you. Send us the raw data, the geometry and source information and we will create the simulations and return the results in tabular and graphical formats. You can incorporate these findings into your investigation report without the need to have a noise consultant ...



Noise modeling for noise consulting

Noise planning that supports many governments and engineering associations worldwide. 


Company details

Business Type:
Software vendor

Industry Type:
Health and Safety - Noise and Vibration

Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

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