Hey, thanks for stopping by. All music on this site can be downloaded either under a Free (CC) License or a Standard License. If you use the music and credit me in your project (YouTube video, podcast), you can download any MP3 file in the royalty-free music library and it’s free. If you can’t or don’t want to credit me, you’ll have to buy a Standard License. Check out the FAQ for more info.

Free Creative Commons BY ND 3.0 License

The CC BY ND 3.0 license simply means that you can directly download any MP3 on this site and use it in your project free of charge, provided you include the following link in your project description:

Music by John Bartmann http://www.johnbartmann.com

The Free License grants non-exclusive, non-transferable lifetime rights to use the music on this website for:

  • YouTube and other videos, animations, home videos
  • podcasts, websites, apps, games, software, video games, mobile phone applications,
  • Powerpoint presentations, phone hold music, slide-shows
  • background music in bars, hotels, shops, gyms, restaurants, trade fairs, conferences, exhibitions
  • documentary film
  • promotional CD and DVD  (eg menu music)
  • public entertainment events for which an entrance fee is paid (eg theatre shows, concerts, plays, sports matches)

If you’re not sure what that means, visit the FAQ, read the Creative commons – Attribution – No Derivative Worksfull legal agreement or contact me.

Standard License $5 per track

The Standard License grants non-exclusive, non-transferable lifetime rights to use the music on this website for:

  • YouTube and other videos, animations, home videos
  • podcasts, websites, apps, games, software, video games, mobile phone applications,
  • Powerpoint presentations, phone hold music, slide-shows
  • background music in bars, hotels, shops, gyms, restaurants, trade fairs, conferences, exhibitions
  • documentary film
  • promotional CD and DVD  (eg menu music)
  • public entertainment events for which an entrance fee is paid (eg theatre shows, concerts, plays, sports matches)

If you have purchased a track and are requesting a license, please complete the form below. Your license will be mailed to you within 24 hours.

How to download your track

Free license: Navigate to the track you want and click “Download”. Your download will start immediately.

Standard License: Navigate to the track you want and click “Get License”. You’ll be directed to a gateway where you will be able to download the audio file (MASTER WAV, WAV STEMS + MP3).

Usage Restrictions

  • All licenses are applicable to one person or company only.
  • Selling multimedia projects (corporate videos, websites, phone hold music, ringtones) requires one license per client.
  • All music must necessarily be synchronized with other media and cannot be resold in isolation. This includes instances in which the audio is edited (vocals added, sounds added, filters/effects added, track length changed)

For all other usage and inquiries, kindly contact me directly.