Web DevelopmentBest free stock music sites for commercial use 2021

March 30, 2021by natalie0

Stock music can be useful in delivering a better message and bring entertainment to your podcast, web video, or advertisement. Consequently, royalty-free music can be costly if you use various types of tracks for your commercial projects. Luckily the world wide web provides us with both paid and free stock music websites.

Following our blog post from 2013, free stock images, we wanted to compile another useful list for people looking for free audio tracks. Nice, huh?

Here are 10 FREE stock music websites

We also provided descriptions of licensing and requirements when using the sites’ stock music for commercial use.

1. dig.ccMixter


This website has a section for free stock music, which is limited, for commercial use. The only caveat is you have to give credit to the musician.

2. Facebook Sound Collection

Facebook sound collection

Facebook has its own platform, with over 8,000 tracks of different moods and genres, with no restrictions on commercial use.

3. Free Music Archive

Free Music Archive

This site offers multiple types of licenses many of which allow you to utilize music for commercial use. Depending on the track you must credit the artist and sometimes not.

4. free-stock-music

free stock music

Over 3,000 songs and sound effects, this website has multiple types of licenses one of which is free to use, and no credit is needed for commercial use.

5. Incompetech


Incompetech provides two licenses one of which is free to use commercially as long as you attribute the artist.

6. Joystock


Joystock has a variety of genres even that “corporate” one. Using music for adverts is allowed as long as you credit the website.

7. Mixkit


Sorted by genres, moods, and tags, these royalty-free music tracks can be modified and be used in online marketing advertisements.

8. Musopen


Musopen has multiple types of licenses including public domain.

9. SoundCloud


A lot of users upload their music here which can be used commercially. With that in mind check each track for their specific usage requirements.

10. YouTube’s audio library


YouTube’s audio library of songs has over 100,000 tracks for you to use commercially.

How we can help

Hopefully, that list of free stock music was helpful in finding the perfect track for your next project. We are here to help you by providing great website design and WordPress development services to showcase your web content that make use of that music. Contact us today to see how we can improve or maintain your website.

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