Best Places to Find Free Music for Your Videos

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Are you looking for the best places to get free music for your videos?

You might be familiar with the concept of royalty-free images which you can use even in business websites without paying anything. In the same way, you can find free background music for your videos also. There are several places that allow you to download free audios for your projects. 

Here we go. 

1. YouTube Audio Library

YouTube is our favorite place to watch movies and videos. Do you know that it also hosts free music and sound effects for video editing projects? 

YouTube audio library

Click here to visit YouTube’s audio library. It has a huge collection of free audio files across different genres, moods, and other categories.

Enter your keyword in the search box first. Filter results by instrument type, duration, attribution type to find the music you need. Click on the play button to listen to music and use the download button to save it to your computer. 

2. SoundCloud

SoundCloud is one of the popular communities for artists, bands, and creatives to upload promote their works. It also features free music files that you can download and use under Creative Commons license. 


Visit SoundCloud and enter your keyword in the top search box to get matching results. It will list audios along with the number of likes, shares, and comments they have. Click on the More option to view licensing terms and download links. 

3. Free Music Archive

Free Music Archive is a great resource of royalty-free music. It hosts more than 1,00,000 songs in various genres that you can download and use in video editing projects under the Creative Commons license. 

Free Music archive

Visit the Free Music Archive and search for music by tags, genre, and mood. They provide both commercial license and Creative Common license (with attribution) for audios. 

4. Bensound

Bensound is another place to find and download free music for videos. Their collection span across unlimited categories that you can use freely with attribution. 


Visit Bensound and search for free background music for your video projects. Play to listen to it and use the download button to save it to your PC. 

Read How to Create a YouTube Music Playlist (Desktop and Mobile)