What are the best sites to find royalty free music?

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    #1Free Music Archive

    Free Music Archive

    The Free Music Archive is a website that provides a big library of legal and high-quality music downloads to users around the world. It is directed and managed by the WFMU, one of the most popular freeform radio stations in America. 

    Websites

    Free

    Thomas Sandoval
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "Another one of my music resources. I highly recommend this to my friends and fellow filmmakers because of the quality royalty free music in this website."
  2. 14

    #2TeknoAXE

    TeknoAXE

    TeknoAXE Royalty Free Music is a website which offers downloadable royalty free music of various genres such as electronic dance music (EDM), rock and metal, orchestra and soundtrack, and so on.

    Software

    Other Platform

    Thomas Sandoval
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "I found Teknoaxe best when it comes to edms and this is where I get most of my edm tracks. One of the best free music sourcing for me."
  3. 12

    #3Archive.org - Free Music Archive

    Archive.org - Free Music Archive
    Free Music Archive collection on archive.org. This collection serves as an archive for the Free Music Archive's curated 'library of high-quality, legal audio downloads'.
    Websites

    Free

    Thomas Sandoval
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "One of the best royalty free music resources that I am using to overlay some music on my video presentations. The collection here are so fine."
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    #4Partners in Rhyme

    Partners in Rhyme
    Partners In Rhyme has been delivering royalty free music online since 1996. The license you receive from us for your one-time fee is truly royalty free.
    Websites

    Free

    Jose Evans
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "Most of the music from my school project commercials come from Partners in Rhyme. Very reliable and royalty free."
  2. 8

    #5Open Music Archive

    Open Music Archive

    Open Music Archive is a collaborative project to digitize and distribute out-of-copyright sound recordings since 2005. The music found on this site is free from copyright and specifically catered to the copyright laws of the UK.

    Websites

    Free

    Jose Evans
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "I often use Open Music Archive for finding jazz music as a house music for my coffee shop. This website has so many jazz music to choose from. Not only jazz but also other music genre."
  3. 6

    #6ccMixter

    ccMixter

    CCMixter is a music-sharing website. It has more than one thousand hours of free music for films, commercials, and video games. Users can share their own music and use other's music, with only credit as payment.

    Websites

    Free

    Michael Sandoval
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "A cool website for finding music for the games that I create. The whole class is using CCMixter for this!"
  4. 3

    #7Musopen

    Musopen
    Musopen is a 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on improving access and exposure to music by creating free resources and educational materials.
    Websites

    Free

    Christian Harris
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "Not only this site has free music, but also free music sheet! I'm glad I found this page because I can now have a website to source my audio."
  5. 1

    #8Incompetech

    Incompetech

    Incompetech is a website where users with an account can browse and download royalty-free music that can be used commercially. The site also offers extended lifetime access where users can avail more features like high-quality music.

    Websites

    Free- $22.25

    Alexander Hicks
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "Nothing beats Incompetech."

Summary

Best What are the best sites to find royalty free music
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Free Music ArchiveWebsites 18 Free
2TeknoAXESoftware 14 Paid
3Archive.org - Free Music ArchiveWebsites 12 Free
4Partners in RhymeWebsites 10 Free
5Open Music ArchiveWebsites 8 Free
6ccMixterWebsites 6 Free
7MusopenWebsites 3 Free
8IncompetechWebsites 1 Free
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