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Is there a place I can download free legal music to use as background music in my Youtube videos?

asked Feb 11 '11 at 08:55

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edited Feb 11 '11 at 09:04

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answered Feb 11 '11 at 09:05

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Great site....but is it legal? Can I use the music as background music in my videos?

(Feb 11 '11 at 09:07) Guyfromdenmark Guyfromdenmark's gravatar image
(Feb 11 '11 at 09:11) jntkwx jntkwx's gravatar image

Yes you can. It's all royalty free, so you can use it legally. Just make sure you give the guy credit : http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/licenses/

(Feb 11 '11 at 09:34) Hanhart Hanhart's gravatar image

yeah i love this guy... also has some other interseting stuff on his site, check it out.

(Feb 11 '11 at 10:36) iGeek3 iGeek3's gravatar image

answered Feb 11 '11 at 12:25

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CCmixter.org http://incompetech.com/ http://www.earcandee.com/ <---- which is used by some major radio stations in uk for jingles. Or ask a Youtube musician if you can feature their songs, with a link back. A perfect partnership :)

answered Feb 11 '11 at 14:34

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If I may say a word of a YouTube channel, specialized in finding music from this site: www.youtube.com/NewgroundsPicks They might very well help you find suitable music for your videos. Mostly electronic though.

answered Feb 11 '11 at 09:01

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Thanks a lot for the great recomendation....but do you know where I can find jazz?

(Feb 11 '11 at 09:04) Guyfromdenmark Guyfromdenmark's gravatar image

Well gee, maybe Youtube!!! Click Here for Youtube Downloader .

answered Feb 11 '11 at 12:17

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He wants to use royalty free stuff not other songs people post. Unless you mean use songs that other people on YouTube wrote but then you would need their permission. But the fist thing is illegal. You might want to be a bit clearer.

(Feb 11 '11 at 13:40) TheTechDude TheTechDude's gravatar image

How is downloading a song from youtube illegal? I can record a song on the radio legally. It's the same thing.

(Feb 11 '11 at 14:21) zman zman's gravatar image

You are getting the song for free. And that is not allowed to be discussed on this site. I am not saying it is any different but you can talk about this on this site.

(Feb 11 '11 at 14:35) TheTechDude TheTechDude's gravatar image

I don't see any victims. No victims, no crime.

(Feb 11 '11 at 14:39) zman zman's gravatar image

No victims??? How would you feel if you made the app Angry Birds all by yourself. And it was selling by the millions, and then all of a sudden buying drops. And it is becuase people have found a way to get your app for free. Now you arn't getting as much money. That would suck. They are stealing from you. So if you get music for free you are stealing from the record companies and from the artists who are now making less money also.

(Feb 11 '11 at 14:45) TheTechDude TheTechDude's gravatar image

They make all that money back and more on the fan shops. There really is no victims. Also, there's nothing illegal about downloading a song from youtube.

(Feb 11 '11 at 14:49) zman zman's gravatar image

They would make even more money. For what it cost for the song just buy it. That is what I do for my music collection. They are still victims you just don't ever meet them.

(Feb 11 '11 at 14:51) TheTechDude TheTechDude's gravatar image
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Well, agree with you.

Maybe you can use a Streaming Audio Capture download music straightly from the websites.

answered Apr 20 '11 at 22:39

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You can use convert youtube to mp3 to convert any youtube videos to mp3 format then use it for that.

answered Jul 23 '11 at 02:08

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You can use convert youtube to mp3, youtube converter, youtube mp3 converter to convert any youtube videos to mp3 format then use it for that. if that doesn't work, use youtube to mp3. I used that one last week and it was working fine.

answered Jul 23 '11 at 02:10

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What about flv to mp3, try them out. That's what I use

answered Oct 20 '11 at 16:42

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if you want background music for your video you have to grab a license for the track that you want.

There are Royalty free music libraries that have those services.. One of those is http://www.themusicase.com You can find any genre that you want there.

answered Jul 04 '12 at 06:17

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edited Jul 04 '12 at 06:19

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