Where do you find legal music for your videos?

♪♫ Jingle bells, Jing bells… ♫♪

Adding music to your video can get viewers in just the right mood. But it can also get you in hot water with your legal department or get your video banned from YouTube.

Fortunately, there’s a growing number of royalty-free and creative commons music sites. You won’t get the rights to “We Are the Champions” but you also won’t wind up singing “I’m a loser, baby.”

For the December episode of The Forge, we want to share some of the screencasting community’s favorite sites for inexpensive, legal music soundtracks. We need your help to build that list!

If you have a favorite source for music for your videos, please share it at our Google Moderator page or vote up others’ contributions.


Daniel Foster

Daniel Foster is currently strategy lead for Snagit, helping define the future direction for the product. He has been doing tech marketing, communication, and blogging since 2002 and has worked on product since 2015. Tweet him up @fosteronomo or grab some time on his calendar to chat.

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