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About Licensing Royalty Free Music and Sound Effects
Choose the right license for your project. offers four options for licensing royalty-free music, sound effects, stock footage, and stock photos from this site. We do this to protect both our customers and the rights of our composers. Please refer to our end-user license agreements for full legal-text versions. Please familiarize yourself with our royalty-free license options, and select the license that best suits your application. If you do not find your application in the list above, please contact us, and we will assist you in selecting the most appropriate license for your project.

License Option A
General Private/Personal/Educational Use, not for resale or distribution. Select this option if you intend to use the music at home or in the office, or in a private project. You may not sell any product or project that contains this music under this license option. Acceptable uses under this license include: Non-Commercial Website Background Music, Multimedia Presentations, Personal Use (ie on a home computer, or for relaxation at night), Background Music for Parties or Special Events, Use at an Educational Institution (no distribution), Student Films and Projects not for distribution.

License Option B
Use in Broadcast or Product for Profit or Distribution. Use this option if you intend to use the music in a product for sale, a commercial project, or a locally-broadcast application. Acceptable uses under this license include: any product distributed commercially (including CD-ROM, DVD, and digital transmissions); a commercial website, a local, regional or national radio or television show or commercial spot, Pay-Per-View or Cable Television; Independent Films, Studio Productions intended for public broadcast or theatrical release with paying audiences. You must give proper credit to the composer, and file proper cue sheets with the appropriate rights agencies (ie ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC).

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