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Finding Media: Find Audio

Learn where to look for no cost media to legally use in projects, presentations, advertising, and more.

Find Free to Use Audio

All of the websites below provide audio samples or music that is free to use. Some audio is licensed through creative commons, other audio is hosted on databases that use licenses similar to creative commons, and some is in the public domain. Always look at licensing information to determine how to properly attribute your sources, if audio can be used for commercial purposes, and whether adaptations or derivatives are allowed.

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