Free Public Domain and Creative Commons Music

 

Following is a collection of music you can legally use in movies, videos, and social media platforms without taking the chance that you will be sured, your content will be removed, or your account will be terminated. Each website offers different search functionalities, licensing options, and music experience, so make sure you understand what licenses are available, and that you follow the rules for each license.

CcMixter
CcMixter

Music discovery site operated by ArtisTech Media, founded by Creative Commons.

CCTrax
CCTrax

Curated Creative Commons music. A handpicked selection of contemporary music and playlists.

audionautix
audionautix

Free Production Music by Jason Shaw.

Bump Foot
Bump Foot

A non-profit netlabel in Japan. There are two main branches. Bump side: techno and house, or based on them. Foot side: ambient, IDM, or etc. other than bump side.

Bensound
Bensound

Creative Commons music/royalty free music for multimedia projects such as videos and web applications by artist Benjamin Tissot.

Free Music Archive
Free Music Archive

An interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads directed by WFMU, the most renowned freeform radio station in America.

FreePD
FreePD

Collected public domain music as well as music and sounds from Kevin MacLeo of Incompetech but that's copyright free and doesn't require attribution.

Freeplay Music
Freeplay Music

Free for non-revenue personal YouTube videos & school educational presentations that don't generate revenue and aren't broadcast outside the classroom or off-campus.

Free Stock Music
Free Stock Music

Offers a 100% royalty free license that allows you to use the music in all types of productions, for worldwide distribution, forever.

Incompetech
Incompetech

Royalty Free Music and Creative Commons Music from Kevin MacLeod.