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Can I use samples I download from Splice Sounds anywhere?


You have a broad royalty-free license for every sample that you download from Splice Sounds. This means you can use, reuse, remix, and otherwise modify and mangle downloaded samples in any of your productions, including commercial projects, from block bangers to movie scores to voicemails.


This excerpt from our Terms of Service sets the tempo:

  1. License. Samples are licensed, not sold, to you. Subject to Section 7(d) below, you are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, perpetual right to use Samples you access through Splice Sounds in combination with other sounds in music productions to create derivative works. This means that, subject to Section 7.d, you may modify, reproduce, publicly perform, distribute, transmit, communicate to the public and otherwise use Samples, including for commercial purposes.


  1. License Restrictions. You may not (i) use the Samples in isolation as sound effects or as loops, (ii) use Samples in a manner competitive to Company or its licensors, or (iii), sell, loan, share, lend, broadcast, rent, lease, assign, distribute, or transfer all of the Samples to a third party except as incorporated into a derivative music production.


For a detailed breakdown of the license terms, click here.

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