YouTube offers a selection of free music that can be added to any videos uploaded to the service without risk of copyright violation or additional cost. Other free music can be found through royalty-free music websites such as the Free Music Archive or on music creation services such as SoundCloud.
As part of its comprehensive suite of tools and resources for creators, YouTube offers numerous free music tracks in a variety of genres. To access the music, users can sign in to a YouTube account and head to the Creator Studio, then enter the Create section and click on Audio Library. This displays a list of free music for download that can be sorted by genre, mood, duration or instruments used. These tracks can also be added in post-production to videos that are already uploaded to the user's account.
The Free Music Archive also features a variety of searching options to allow users to locate the right music piece for any project. The site also contains music tracks under a variety of licensing options through the Creative Commons licensing program, which stipulate different requirements in order to use the music without paying for it. Rules typically involve a kind of attribution for the creator.