Adding a piece of engaging background music to your YouTube video is the final touch for all YouTubers.
However, you simply can’t randomly download music online and use it for your YouTube background music. Chances are that you may get flagged for unauthorized use of the music.
Yet, no worries! In this post, we will show you two easy ways to find the free YouTube background music from FlexClip’s vast music library and YouTube audio library and add the music to your YouTube videos.
Why Find YouTube Background Music in FlexClip
Well, the most common way for video editing is firstly finishing the basic video editing in software and then google for proper YouTube background music to add it to the video.
It does work sometimes yet it is too time-consuming and most importantly you can’t guarantee if the music is copyrighted.
While with FlexClip, a free and user-friendly online editor, you can have easy access to 100,000+ royalty-free music and sound effects in FlexClip’s music library and customize it for your YouTube video in minutes.
Use FlexClip’s music library
It’s a highly effective way to get the job done quickly and avoid putting yourself in legal trouble. So, let’s find out how to do it in 4 steps:
How to Add Free Background Music for YouTube in FlexClip
Step 1 Upload Your Local Video
Tab ‘Local Files’ to upload your YouTube video from the desktop or simply drag it to the media folder. Then press ‘+’ to add it to FlexClip’s storyboard.
Upload local videos to FlexClip to add YouTube Background music
If you are looking for eye-catching video assets, click on ‘stock media’ and browse through millions of professionally-made video clips to supplement your video content.
Use FlexClip’s free stock videos to supplement your video content
Step 2 Find and Add Background Music for YouTube Video
Press ‘add stock music’ which will take you to the 100,000+ royalty-free music library of FlexClip. Check 2 easy ways to edit YouTube videos.
Find YouTube background music and add it to your video
You can look for the proper YouTube background music by mood, genre, instrument, duration, or by typing the keywords in the search box or using a variety of music categories.
Blues, piano, happy, holiday sound effects, etc, just take your pick. Once you choose one, click on ‘use’ to apply it to your YouTube videos. You can even easily trim it to perfectly fit the video length.
Step 3 Customize the Background Music
You may also adjust the volume of the YouTube background music, trim it or turn on the loop playback feature to customize the music. Its versatility brings your creativity into full play.
Trim YouTube background music by FlexClip
If you find there is a need to add a personal connection with the YouTube viewers, you may use the ‘voice-over’ feature of FlexClip to record your voice while blending it to YouTube background music.
Enjoy the voice-over feature for YouTube videos
Believe me, it’s a viable way to draw more YouTube followers and is worth doing so.
Step 4 Export the Video
Preview your editing and export your video with fabulous YouTube background music in HD (1080p). Check expert tips to create great YouTube videos.
Export YouTube video with added background music
Find YouTube Background Music from YouTube Audio Library
Apart from using FlexClip to add YouTube background music, the YouTube audio library of YouTube studio is the second-best alternative to find free music and sound effects for your YouTube background music.
Use YouTube audio library to add background music
Add YouTube Background Music with YouTube Audio Library
Step 1: Sign in to YouTube Studio.
Step 2: Scroll down to the ‘Audio Library’ in the left menu.
Step 3: Look for the proper music by searching the track title, genre, mood or artist name, etc.
In the YouTube audio library, you get a minimal chance of having copyright issues. Though in some cases, you have to give credit to the artist for using their music in your video if you happen to see the ‘CC’ icon (creative common music) in the license type.
Give credits to the artist for music with a ‘CC’ icon
Though both FlexClip and YouTube audio library help you find free background music for your YouTube video, given the wide selection of royalty-free music and easy features to trim YouTube background music, arguably the FlexClip has the edge over the latter.
Finding the right YouTube background music can evoke a special mood for the viewers and increase the engagement of your YouTube videos.
With 100,000+ royalty-free music of FlexClip and copyright-free YouTube audio library, you can easily find the best YouTube background music for your YouTube video, without worrying about copyright issues.
So, let’s get started to add free music to your YouTube video now.