Can you use copyrighted music in your YouTube videos without getting a copyright strike, and can you monetize that content? We give you the info you need. Now a couple of things to say before we jump into this video, we apologize if there are any adverts - that doesn't usually happen with vidIQ but you're going to find out why very soon and we do apologize to our audience in Australia and New Zealand who might not be able to see this video above at all. Well I'm going to show you how. If you point your web browser to YouTube. If you use this song on a YouTube video, it will be viewable everywhere save for two countries. Those being Australia and New Zealand, hence my apology earlier on. I am not allowed to monetize the video, however. But if I wanted to do a cover version of this song, the video would be viewable in all countries on YouTube and I might be able to monetize the video and share the income with the copyright owner of the song. This is Content ID in action.
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Choosing the right song for your videos can be the difference between mediocrity and stardom. Music plays a huge role in how viewers react to and enjoy visual content. A good song choice can add professionalism, humor, or emotion to whatever story or message your video tries to share. Understanding how to use music in YouTube videos is a simple step to raising the bar for your channel. That means you now have the job of tracking down songs that match with your videos and resonate with people who watch them.
Connect with him on Twitter Peter A good soundtrack can make or break a movie. The same holds true for your YouTube videos. The right song can help convey emotion or add humor. So where does that leave the budding filmmaker? Consequently, a host of options have popped up for users looking to integrate original music into their memes-to-be. Here's a look at a few of them. The non-profit organization of the same name is designed to let artists share their work with the public with the creator maintaining certain rights. This includes pictures from individuals on sites like Flickr , content from Wikipedia, and, of course, audio tracks. Not all Creative Commons licenses are equal.