Category Archives: Music Copyright

Learn about royalty free music, no copyright music and the various different types of music licenses that effect filmmakers and content creators.

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Is There Royalty Free Music On Spotify?

If you are looking for royalty free music on Spotify, you are most likely looking for easy and safe to stream music that you can use as background music in your Twitch, YouTube or Mixer streams and avoid the hassle of downloading actual audio files. As a general rule, there is royalty free music on […]

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Are Sound Effects Copyrighted?

Sound effects are an essential tool for content creators and video producers. Sound effects can take your videos and content to a new level when used well. As a general rule, sound effects are copyrighted. Similar to music copyright, sound effects are created and recorded and therefore are the IP (intellectual property) of the creator. […]

How many seconds of song can you use without copyright

How Many Seconds Of A Song Can You Use Without Copyright?

There is a very common myth and misconception amongst music users, that limiting a piece of music to 5, 15 or 30 seconds will avoid copyright problems, however, this is not true. As a general rule, you cannot use copyrighted music without permission, regardless of the length of music used. Any use of copyrighted music […]

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Can Royalty Free Music Be Used For Commercial Use?

Background music is a valuable resource for businesses and content creators which can make a world of difference in building your brand and promoting your message. As a general rule, royalty-free music from a professional music library can be used for commercial use, however, every music library will have its own terms and conditions so […]

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Is The YouTube Audio Library Copyright Free?

The YouTube Audio Library is a wonderful source of free to use and copyright safe music for content creators on YouTube. From sound effects to awesome epic tracks, the YouTube Audio Library has a good collection of music tracks that is constantly growing. The music featured in the YouTube Audio Library is not copyright free, […]

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Can You Use Copyrighted Music If You Aren’t Making Money?

As a musician and royalty-free music library owner, I often get asked if it is OK to use copyrighted music if you are not making money. You must get permission to use copyright music in your project, regardless of how much money a project makes. Projects that are not making money, must still obtain permission […]

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Can You Use Royalty Free Music On YouTube For Film Festivals

If you are not already aware, YouTube has an extensive library of royalty free music and no copyright music available on its platform for YouTube video makers. You can find it here: youtube.com/audiolibrary This music is already pre-cleared for use on YouTube. The great advantage of this music is that it is YouTube copyright strike […]