Background music for videos

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Does Epidemic Sound have copyright free music for videos?

Does Epidemic Sound have copyright free music for videos?

Our music is free to use with a license (which you get when you subscribe) but doesn’t classify as ‘copyright-free’. We explain everything about copyright-free music here

Can I find happy background music for videos on Epidemic Sound?

Can I find happy background music for videos on Epidemic Sound?

Of course you can! Epidemic Sound search tools are user-friendly and make music discovery easy and efficient. You can filter by genre, mood, music theme, and more, or check out one of many curated playlists.

Check out our Happy Mood playlist or our Motivational and Inspiring playlist to get started.

Do I have a limit on the amount of music I can use with the Personal Plan?

Do I have a limit on the amount of music I can use with the Personal Plan?

The sky's the limit! All of our plans allow you to use as many tracks as you want. As long as you’ve connected your channels to your Epidemic Sound subscription, you can use as many tracks and sound effects as you want.

Where can I get background music for videos?

Where can I get background music for videos?

Finding background music for your videos takes some trial and error. Figuring out the mood, BPMs, genre and of course, whether you own the rights to the music you want to use. Luckily, Epidemic Sound makes the process a lot easier with our advanced filtering system. Filter based on mood, genre, BPMs, vocals / instrumental, and find songs similar to the ones you already like. The entire royalty-free music catalog is copyright-safe and available for use on all major platforms.

Want to give it a try? Get started with our music and forget about copyright-related headaches.

How do I choose the best background music for my videos?

How do I choose the best background music for my videos?

Start with identifying the mood of your video, are you looking for music to complement a happy or sad scene? Then think about the pace, if the scene features a variety of transitions and quick camera movements, you most likely want to choose a fast-paced song to match the momentum.

Check out our filters to help you find the perfect track and explore some of our curated playlists for more inspiration.

How do you edit background music on a video?

How do you edit background music on a video?

Any video editing software gets the job done, the most common choices are Premiere Pro or After Effects. If you’re still new to editing, check out our blog article dedicated to the best video editing software. Learn about how to add background music to videos from your phone, if you’re looking for a quick way to edit your Instagram Reels or TikToks. You can also read more specifically about music for video editing here.

How do I download background music for my videos?

How do I download background music for my videos?

Downloading background music has never been easier! Epidemic Sound allows you to choose and download any track or sound effect in our catalog in just a couple of clicks. Find a track, choose whether you want to download the full mix or all the individual stems, and voilà!

Reading this from mobile? No problem, check out our mobile app and directly download music from your iOS or Android device.

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More filmmaking resources

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