audio & sound tools & resources
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Vimeo Music Store
Provides hundreds of free music clips to use on videos.
Free Sound Project
Free Sound Project is a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds. You can use it to download and share music.
SoundBible offers thousands of free sound effects, sound clips, and straight up sounds. These sounds can be used in a variety of sound projects including Video Sound Scores, Movie Scoring, Game Design, Powerpoint Presentations, Prank Calls, Sound Boards, and the list goes on. SoundBible.com is a great source for copyright free sounds.
Royalty Free Music
Royaltyfreemusic.com offers a variety of FREE high-quality royalty-free items, including royalty-free stock footage, royalty-free sound effects, royalty-free clip art, royalty-free images, royalty-free photos, and of course, royalty-free stock music. The free Royalty Free Music section provides you with the resources you need to complete a variety of educational, personal, and non-profit projects.
The Free Music Archive
The Free Music Archive is an interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads directed by WFMU, the most renowned freeform radio station in America.Inspired by Creative Commons and the open source software movement, the FMA provides a legal and technological framework for curators, artists, and listeners to harness the potential of music sharing. Every artist page will have a bio and links to the artists’ home page for users to learn more about the music they discover via the Free Music Archive.
Wikimedia Commons Music
ccMixter is an international community of 40,000 musicians. We create all original pells and samples and then co-create completed tracks collaboratively — all licensed under Creative Commons. You can listen to, sample, and interact with our music.