YouTube has an audio library with songs available to download and use as a video soundtrack. There are tracks of various styles, such as Pop, Soul, Rock and many others. All songs are copyright free. Accessible from the web version, the free tool is ideal for people interested in improving the editing of their videos, whether with the insertion of impacting soundtracks or specific effects to increase the emotion of the scenes. The offered tracks must be inserted in the videos using an audio editor installed on the PC.
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The audio collection offers songs by artists from all over the world and sound effects capable of simulating environments and sounds of objects. After downloading the files to your computer, just use a video editing program to add them to videos produced on your phone such as Android or iPhone (iOS), for example or on digital cameras. Check out the tutorial below, how to access, use filters, download to your computer and understand how the copyright of YouTube's audio library works.
Tutorial shows how to use the YouTube audio library Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / dnetc
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Step 1. Access YouTube, click on your avatar in the upper right corner of the screen and click on "Creation Studio";
Visit the YouTube creative studio Foto: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 2. In the menu on the left side of the screen, click on the "Create" option;
Enter YouTube's creative tools Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 3. The list of songs in the library displayed on the screen. To listen, just click on the play cone, to the left of the track name;
Play a song in the YouTube audio library Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 4. Use the filters "Genre", "Humor", "Instrument", "Duration" and "Attribution" to refine the song suggestions;
Filter the songs of greatest interest in the YouTube music library Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 5. Tap one of the filters and select one of the offered terms to switch the song suggestion;
Apply a gender filter to find music in the YouTube audio library Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 6. It is also possible to find specific songs from the search bar. To download the files, use the down arrow buttons. To proceed, go to the "Sound Effects" tab;
Search bar and music download icon are available in the YouTube audio library Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 7. Click on the "Category" option to view the sound filters available in the library;
View the sound effect categories in the YouTube audio library Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 8. Click on one of the categories to filter the results;
Apply a filter to YouTube's sound effects library Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 9. Hear the effects by touching the play icon in front of the effect description;
Other sound effects in the YouTube audio library Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 10. To download the effect to the PC, touch the down arrow button on the right side of the screen;
Download an audio effect from the YouTube library Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 11. To check the copyright policies for music in the YouTube library, go back to the "Create" home screen and click on the alert displayed at the top of the screen. It shows the message: "See their copyright policies";
Check out the copyright policies for music in the YouTube library Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 12. Touch the name of one of the tracks. If you prefer, use the search bar to find a specific song and click on its title;
Check copyright policies for a song in the YouTube library Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 13. Check the music usage permissions and if your video offers reverted advertisements to the author.
Check the copyright information for a song in the YouTube library Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Ready. Use the tip to find music and sound effects to improve your videos.
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