How to Add YouTube Music to Video without Copyright Infringement?

Have you ever wanted to add a song to your video, but couldn't find the right one? Maybe you can try to focus on the largest resource library on the entire planet - YouTube. In this article, I'll walk you through how to add YouTube music and sound effects to your video project without worrying about the copyright infringement.

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Kevincy Kevincy | Nov 9, 2022

YouTube Offers Free Music for Video Creators

A good video is usually accompanied by impressive music. If you're struggling to find the right royalty-free music while you're creating your video, I'm sure this article will provide you with an idea. What many people may not know is that YouTube itself is a treasure trove of resources, providing a lot of free music for your video editing. In light of this, this article will guide you on how to add YouTube music to videos without copyright infringement.

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How to Get YouTube Music & Sound Effects Free Download?

YouTube comes with a library of free music and sound effects that you can download and use in your personal or even monetized videos. The Audio Library is available to anybody who has their own YouTube account, so there's no reason not to check it out! Let's get started to add audio from YouTube to video.

Step 1. Sign in your account and go to YouTube Studio.

Step 2. Navigate to the left-hand menu, and select "Audio Library". To make it easier, you can directly open this webpage:

Step 3. Here offers a collection of royalty-free music and sound effects that you can use in your videos.

Step 4. You're able to search the desired music topic, or filter the library by Track title, Genre, Mood, Artist name, Duration, and Attribution required or not.

Step 5. Press the first "Play" button to sample the music or sound effects. You can add stars to your interested tracks, so that you can easily find them under "Starred" tab.

Step 6. To download the free YouTube music and sound effects, just hover over the last "Date" icon and then hit "DOWNLOAD" button to get MP3 files.

Step 7. Now, you're able to add YouTube music to video with your frequently-used video editors for video creation.

Add YouTube Song to Video

Note: If you're using a track with a Creative Commons license, you must credit the artist in your video's description. Just click on the "CC" icon and copy the attribution text. Then paste it into your video's description.

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You're free to download any of the music or sound effects from the YouTube Audio Library, but if you would like to download more than what's available in the Audio Library, Free HD Video Converter Factory, a 100% free video and audio processor, offers a one-stop solution that can help download and add YouTube music to videos with ease. The intuitive interface makes it quite easy to handle without a hitch.

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How to Download and Add YouTube Audio to Video in a Few Clicks?

Step 1 - Copy URL of YouTube Music and Open Downloader

Open the YouTube audio you want to download and copy the link URL. Run Free HD Video Converter Factory and open "Downloader" module.

Open YouTube Music Downloader

Step 2 - Download YouTube Music

Press "New Download" button and click on "Paste and Analyze" to parse the URL. It will display all available options after a short while. Go to "Download Audio" section and choose "M4A" format. Press OK to add it to download list. Specify a destination and hit "Download All" for YouTube songs download.

Tips. You're allowed to add multiple tasks for bulk downloading. More surprisingly, it works for YouTube playlist and channel download and even supports 500+ popular websites.

YouTube Music Download

Step 3 - Open Converter for Editing

When the downloading is complete, close the "Downloader" and open "Converter". Click on "Add Files" button to import your video file.

Open Converter to Add YouTube Audio to Video

Step 4 - Add YouTube Sound to Video

Click on "+" icon next to "Audio Track" section to add the downloaded YouTube audio to video. Select an output format from 500+ presets on the right side. Choose an output directory and hit "Run" button to start adding YouTube music to video.

Tips. You can take full advantage of the scissors-shaped "Trim" feature to cut or split video and audio files to get your desired parts.

Start Adding YouTube Music to Video


You need to understand this guide is demonstrated for personal fair-use only. It is illegal to download copyrighted YouTube music for any commercial purpose without the copyright holder's consent. WonderFox does not approve of copyright infringement in any way.

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Final Words...

That's all I want to share with you how to add YouTube music to video without copyright infringement. Again, YouTube Audio Library offers a collection of royalty-free songs that you can use in your videos. But keep in mind that you'll need to give attribution to Creative Commons licensed content and must have the permissions to use any copyrighted material. Hopefully, this post is helpful to you guys. Thanks for reading!

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