Top 8 Popular Places to Download Background Music for Free

When you are going to throw a party, or celebrate an event, you might need some background music to enhance the atmosphere. When you are making a video clip, you might want to add some background music to make it more appealing. Here comes a question. Do you have trouble finding some good background music? Do you know where can you find those music resources?

Here is a list of top 8 popular places to download background music for free. With this list, you can find any kind of background music with ease.

This site has over 7,000 free production music tracks to choose from, and they add more all the time. It is totally free if you are using the music for non-profit and non-commercial uses. That means it would be great to use in presentations, slide shows and personal products. If you’re looking for music for a professional production that will be distributed, however, you’ll have to pay for a license, which they do offer on the site. Overall, this is a great tool for a hobbyist or non-profit organization. All the audio files are in the MP3 format but are generally compatible with several other formats.


YouTube Audio Library

This is the best place that provides access to over 150+ free background music grouped by mood, genre duration and instrument that can be downloaded as 320 Kbps MP3s. You can get it for your YouTube videos and elsewhere.



This is another place that you will get background music for free. Most of the musicians who have their music in this site offer it as royalty-free and you can get that from a section of the site labeled “free files”. They also have monthly offers for top music tracks downloaded for free and you can capitalize on that.


We might be a little biased on this but AudioBlocks is the absolute best site on the entire internet- which is only a slight exaggeration. AudioBlocks allows you to search for mood, genre or instrument and can filter results based on length and beats per measure. Choose from over 100,000 sound effects, loops and production music or just download them all- a membership allows for unlimited downloads!



You will get all genres of background music to download for free from this site. That is their biggest advantage because your options will not be limited to any genre. Unfortunately, you might get them bothering because they demand that for any music used from the site for whatever reason, you should give them credit which is all about protecting their copyrights.


Free Stock Music is a great site to find a pretty substantial library of free production music. They add a new track everyday and have lots of different genres, so there’s bound to be something that will fit your needs. All you have to do is register for an account with your email address. Try following them on Twitter or Facebook so you never miss out on a new clip, too.


Musopen is a non-profit organization that is trying to “set music free” by making music available for free online for anyone who needs it. Their collection is mostly classical, but they offer a lot of choices. Everything is copyright free, so it can be used in practically any application. They also offer free sheet music as an extra bonus!


The Free Music Archive is ran by WFMU, the most renowned free form radio station in America. The offer an incredible huge variety of music, and it is all available for download for free. You can browse by genre or artist. The site is always being updated so it is a really great resource!




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