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Turn Up the Volume with Free Music Downloads

Save time and money by downloading PremiumBeat’s free music. Whether you’re working on a new video or podcast, PremiumBeat is sure to have the tunes you need.

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Easy Music Licensing

With PremiumBeat’s royalty-free music licensing, you don’t need to worry about paying ongoing fees or obtaining a copyright license. Pay a one-time fee or sign up for our music subscription. Not sure about it? Try our free music and download it today.

Different Genres

Regardless of whether it is for personal or professional usage, royalty-free music is the perfect way to take your film, podcast, or online video content to the next level. Record your own voice on top of the music track and use the music as the background for an audiobook, or other narration project. The possibilities are endless.

No Copyright Infringement

After all the hard work you have poured into your project, the last thing you want is for it to be taken down due to copyright infringement. The best way to avoid this is to make sure you’re in the clear from the get-go. Royalty-free music (also our free tracks) offers you this peace of mind, so that you can rest assured that your project won’t be flagged.
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Should I download free music?
Free music is great to save if you are on a budget. But you need to understand music licensing before downloading any music for your creative projects. Licensing is key to ensure that the video you have worked so hard to create doesn’t later get taken down by a platform such as YouTube for copyright infringement. The PremiumBeat license covers our free music so that you can use it in a variety of different projects. YouTube, corporate videos, and non-commercially distributed projects that are created with personal or professional intentions for yourself, your clients, or your employer are all allowed. You can use our free music in perpetuity as long as the rules of the license agreement are met. It is important to note that our free music cannot be resold except to the extent that it has been embedded and has become part of your end product.
Where can I download free music for my project?
To download free music, check out PremiumBeat’s extensive, high-quality music library. By using the filters on the left side of the music search page, you can find the perfect track for your project. Start by scrolling down the list of available filters to the “Advanced” filter. Click “Advanced” and then scroll through the options within that dropdown menu until you get to the “Free Tracks” option. Click the square beside “Free Tracks” so that any search you conduct will only turn up free music results. From there, check out the other filters and apply the ones that will help you find the song you need.
Is free music royalty-free?
The free music that you download from PremiumBeat is all royalty-free. “Royalty-free” is a term used to refer to intellectual property that one can use without paying royalties to the intellectual property owner or creator. So in the case of royalty-free music, it means that you pay a one-time fee in order to acquire a license that will allow you to use the music in certain projects. These creative projects may include but are not limited to your website or YouTube channel, podcasts, films, commercials, and more. It all depends on the type of music license you are working with. So it is important to ensure that the music you are working with is royalty-free. If it is not, you must pay royalties to the intellectual property owner or face legal consequences for using copyrighted material without permission. Fortunately, all of the music you find on PremiumBeat is royalty-free. Start with free music downloads to try it.
Can I monetize free music I download from PremiumBeat?
There are some restrictions on the ways in which the free royalty-free music found in the PremiumBeat library can be used. Any PremiumBeat license will permit you to legally use our royalty-free music in a number of different projects. Personal or professional usage for yourself, your clients, or your employer are all allowed. Online videos, corporate videos, and non-commercially distributed projects fall within this allowable category. You cannot sell, trade, transfer, barter, or share any of our free music tracks in their original form. The music tracks cannot be resold except to the extent that they have been embedded in your personal work and have come to be a part of your end product. If you have added instruments or voice to a free music track, the final track cannot be marketed as your own. Singing over the music and selling or distributing the song is also not allowed.

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Using free music for YouTube videos

Use the free music in your YouTube videos without any fear. Download the free tracks of your choice and drag-and-drop them (or import) into your video editing software and then start looking for visual actions that you can match to the beat. When you cut a clip in time with the beat, it marries the visual and auditory senses and packs a more powerful punch for your viewer. In a rare case when YouTube may flag your video because of the audio track used, just go back to your PremiumBeat account and download the license (in PDF). Then upload the license to YouTube and the issue will be resolved in no time.

If you are serious about the growth of your YouTube channel, you may consider licensing more music tracks on PremiumBeat. With so many professional-sounding songs in our library, you are bound to find the perfect track to enhance your YouTube video content.

Using free music for podcasts

Using royalty-free music as your own “talk over music” is an excellent way to kick the professionalism of your podcast up a notch. Start by using free music downloads, then explore the many available tracks on PremiumBeat until you find the one that matches the mood and tone of your show. When you edit your chosen audio clip in as your talk over music, be sure to check the audio levels. Your voice should ring out loud and clear while the talk over music remains at a lower volume so as to support your words and not distract from your message. When done right, talk over music can help you smoothly segue from one section of your show to the next while keeping your listeners engaged.

Using free music in corporate projects

Marketing studies suggest that music enhances the success of video marketing campaigns. Free music used as an audio background complements your project is an effective way to grab your audience’s attention straight away. You can affect your audience’s perception of your company or product by choosing music that matches with your messaging. Want to come across as trustworthy? A track with a strong beat and uplifting tune can help. Background music can also help create an emotional connection with your corporate audience by positively affecting their mood. Stick with upbeat music to leave your viewers on a high note.
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To download free music, add the music tracks to your cart, head to checkout, and license these songs without paying. Creating a free cinematic soundtrack for your video project is that easy.

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Downloading free audio is a breeze thanks to our advanced search features. Just go to our music library and apply the free music filter to find all the free tracks.

Perfect for every creative project

Free music is a great tool for videographers, filmmakers, vloggers, influencers, app developers, and more. Check the list of free tracks and download your preferred ones.

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