Inspired in part by the success of a long-running series of audio adventures produced by Big Finish Productions in the United Kingdom based upon Doctor Who, some similar audio series based upon characters and situations from Star Trek have been launched. Unlike Doctor Who productions, which are produced under license by the BBC (rights holders of the Doctor Who property), these Star Trek audio series are not similarly licensed by Paramount. It is worth noting, however, that the Doctor Who audios were not initially licensed by the BBC, although this was when they were produced on an amateur rather than a professional basis, as has been the case since 1999.
- This series, a spin-off from The Section 31 Files is a crossover venture into the Star Wars universe. The series exists in two incarnations - the first, a stand-alone episode in which two characters found themselves in the Star Wars universe, while the second was an official episode of The Section 31 Files, in which the starship Nosferatu travels to the Star Wars universe via a dimensional rift. While more entries in the series are planned, no definite production plans have yet been announced.
- Henglaar, M.D.
- A spin-off from Star Trek: Hidden Frontier, Henglaar, M.D. is a combination of Star Trek and medical drama House, M.D., starring Hidden Frontier Doctor Henglaar and a group of Starfleet Medical officers aboard a hospital ship USS Cole.
- Star Trek: Dimensions
- When the USS Churchill is destroyed, her crew is framed and forced to participate in a clandestine trip to the mirror universe to clear their good name. “In space, even the bravest sometimes face their worst nightmares…nothing has prepared us for the enemy we fight now: Ourselves. In the Mirror Universe, up is down…good is evil…and we… are just trying to survive.”
- Star Trek: Diplomatic Relations
- tells stories from the perspective of the Starfleet Diplomatic Corps, the organization that moves in after a first contact and settles in for the long haul. As of July 2008, ST:DR has been in production for six months and released its ninety-minute pilot episode.
- Star Trek: Eras
- Star Trek: Eras is an audio series by TimeWell Electronic Recording Productions. The series will span through all of the established time frames of the series, from Star Trek: Enterprise through Star Trek: Nemesis, and will be told primarily through flashback from the point-of-view of Admiral Evori aboard Deep Space 5. As of March 1, 2007, TWERPs has completed their first episode and have begun working on episode two.
- Star Trek: Excelsior
- billed as "the first fan production based closely on the events of a roleplaying game" (though this distinction may well belong to Defiant), Excelsior's format is unremarkable: a ship and crew explore the distant reaches of the Delta Quadrant. However, the show is notable for its extremely long and intricate multi-part stories, which typically span eight to twelve months and four or five forty-five minute episodes.
- Star Trek: Lost Universe
- Created by Jeff Lincoln and produced by StarForce Media, "Star Trek: Lost Universe" debuted on SoundCloud in early 2015. The Dominion War is over, the Reman threat to destroy the United Federation of Planets has been foiled, and an uneasy peace between the Romulan Star Empire and the Federation is in place. The next chapter in Federation History begins. The USS Jamestown, an experimental, Nebula Class vessel finds itself trapped in an alternate reality where the Romulan Star Empire has conquered nearly the entire Alpha Quadrant. Without allies and without a place to call home, the Jamestown begins a one-ship-rebellion against the Romulan Star Empire in an attempt to restore what was once a shining light in the Alpha Quadrant. Episodes can be found on both SoundCloud and YouTube.
- Star Trek: Outpost
- Star Trek: Outpost is an audio drama series by Giant Gnome Productions. The show's opening lines set the stage: "In the darkest reaches of the United Federation of Planets, an isolated station stands sentinel over a neglected frontier. Commissioned long ago with high hopes, its promise is now all but forgotten; a lonely outpost serving as the gateway to the vast expanse beyond, where discovery… and adventure… await." With its premiere in April 2009, Star Trek: Outpost focuses on the adventures of the crew of Deep Space 3 and the USS Chimera, a once proud, now transformed Oberth-class starship.
- Star Trek: Pioneers
- Debuting in 2003, this series follows the crew us the starship USS Pioneer. During a routine exploration mission, the Federation discovers a gateway to the other side of the galaxy, finding a new frontier waiting to be discovered. The Pioneer leads the exploration of this new area of space, and everything it had to offer. In March 2005, it became part of the Darker Projects family, and as of June 2006, six episodes have been produced. The series is currently on hiatus.
- Star Trek: The Section 31 Files
- The Section 31 Files is an audio series by Darker Projects that explores the darker side of the Federation, set on a starship that defends the Federation against dangers from which it cannot protect itself. The series relies on voice talents from across the globe for the production. The series ran for four seasons and 32 episodes and was followed up by Star Trek: Lost Frontier.
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