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Curated Life Review: Using Background Music

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If you would like to use music to your Curated Life Review, take care to use content that you can secure permissions for, or else you may run afoul of copyright restrictions.

There are many sources online for open source audio files — that is, music tracks that are provided for free for artists and filmmakers to use. You may need to provide credit to the musician/composer in your video. Here are a few online libraries of open source music tracks:

Please review the Guide to Clearing Rights for further information on copyright protections and restrictions.

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