Image by Lee Campbell

Image by Lee Campbell

If you need royalty free music for your app (or video), then look no further because we’ve curated a list of some of the best sources for royalty free music. Here they are, in alphabetical order:


AudioBlocks is a subscription-based resource providing unlimited downloads of royalty-free production music, sound effects, and loops.

Audio Jungle

Audio Jungle features over 420,000 royalty free music and sound effects from $1 by a community of musicians and sound engineers. Audio Jungle is a platform by Envato – a leading market place for creative assets and creative people.


AudioMicro provides royalty free music and sound effects at affordable prices. Their contributors are Grammy winning composers, Oscar winning sound effects artists and production houses.


Bensound offers royalty free music by Benjamin Tissot, a composer and musician based in France who has been writing music for more than 10 years.


If you need classical music, then Musopen is where to look. Musopen is a non-profit that provides recordings, sheet music, and textbooks to the public for free, without copyright restrictions.

Partners in Rhyme

Partners in Rhyme has been delivering royalty free music online since 1996. For a one-time fee you get a license that is “truly royalty free”.

Pond 5

Pond 5 has a beautiful website and is straightforward source for royalty free stock and production music tracks for any creative project.

Purple Planet

Purple Planet offers royalty free premium and free music composed, performed and produced by Geoff Harvey and Chris Martyn.

Premium Beat

Premium Beat is a curated royalty free music website that provides exclusive, handpicked, high-quality tracks and sound effects. They offer two simple royalty free licensing options for any kind of video production. You can select your project type, pay once and use forever.


Shutterstock is known for being a major source of stock images and video, but they also provide a diverse collection of music with two licensing options to choose from.