As a video producer, finding free, legal music for your videos can be a challenge. For good quality videos, you want the perfect tracks for your videos, while keeping in mind that you don’t break any copyright laws. Fortunately, you can get royalty-free music from various online websites. Here are 6 of them:
Where can I get royalty-free music online?
You can use the tracks on Bensound licensed under the Creative Commons License in your multimedia projects (online videos, websites, animations, etc.) as long as you credit them with a link to the website. For more details, you can refer to the licensing page here.
Audioblocks from Storyblocks is a wonderful source of royalty-free music tracks. You can look for tracks based on mood, genre, tempo, duration and instruments.
I personally love their UI because you can hover over the tracks and preview them.
Hooksounds houses highly curated collection of exclusive royalty free music, produced by their hand-picked team and contributors. Music here is released free of copyrights under Creative Commons, you may download and use it in a wide variety of uses.
FreeSoundtrackMusic delivers exactly what it advertises – royalty-free tracks for use in films, videos, games or other multimedia productions. Some of the music on the site does cost money. However, a lot of it is labeled as free, and can be easily downloaded.
Beatpick offers a great selection of licensed music and if you are using it in a non-commercial or non-profit production, it’s free. Once you’ve chosen a song that you want to use, click on “License Song” and choose “Non Commercial projects.”
You can purchase licences to use the tracks listed on PurplePlanet. They have different licences for different uses, so make sure you read their Licence Purchase Page!
Since music plays a crucial role in your videos, here are few tips on how to select the perfect track!