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Where to download music for free

There are many places where you can download music for free. It really depends on what you want to use the music for and the quality of tracks that you are looking for. If you are looking for popular tracks, then you’ll probably need to sign up and pay a subscription. If you are looking for royalty free music, then you can find many places that will be able to help you. Read this article to know more.

Popular tracks

Music downloaders are always looking for the best file sharing sites to get free music. A lot of these places are illegal sites, such as Pirate Bay. However, there are some that are perfectly legal, such as Last FM which links users to music to download, whilst also giving them access to a huge library of tracks and artists to stream. Some of these services do require software downloads, so that users can play the music on their programmes. It is very easy to then convert these tracks onto any hardware such as an iPod or an MP3 player.

Royalty free music

If you are looking for music to use in videos, and again only want to source from legal services, then you could do a lot worse than to look at royalty free music. This is music created specifically for this purpose and is available on file sharing sites. It is free to download from a huge selection of royalty free sites as well.
Quality The quality will of course vary, so look around for the best examples for your video. If you intend to show the production anywhere, then you would be required to use royalty free music, unless you can get permission from artists to use their tracks. Most festivals or showcases require evidence that you have this permission. Most royalty free music is downloadable in a variety of formats and is suitable for most editing software.


Music can be downloaded for free, perfectly and legally if you know where to look. Some of these tracks will be artistic direct downloads where new bands are trying to show what they are capable of. Others will be older artists looking to remind people of their back catalogue. Final word As mentioned above, some artists create music and look only for a credit on videos if they are used. You don’t have to risk viruses anymore by illegally downloading tracks, so why would you?

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