Adding music to a video for online publishing. Can do?

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  1. frogyfish profile image77
    frogyfishposted 5 years ago

    Adding music to a video for online publishing.  Can do?

    I wanted to put instrumental music with my video to publish online, but evidently it is not allowed due to copyright issues. Is there really a legal way to add 'a song' to my video and then publish it? (I mean for free, not obtaining a license or paying fees.)

  2. Sapper profile image76
    Sapperposted 5 years ago

    Only if you write and perform it. Otherwise, no you can't.

    1. frogyfish profile image77
      frogyfishposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, Sapper, for confirming my suspicions.  But now how do all those people who put videos/music up on YouTube do it legally?  Do they pay for use of the music?   
      I don't want to sing for my video; no one would listen past two notes!

    2. Sapper profile image76
      Sapperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      They aren't very good at keeping up with it, but YouTube will eventually disable the sound. They are pretty quick about doing it if you have ads turned on though.

    3. frogyfish profile image77
      frogyfishposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks again, Sapper.  I used some of my own bird video sounds on a recent hub.  Still wanted music, but that's the way it goes.  Appreciate your taking time to give me answer!

 
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