Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

You can use the music in your own videos and publish these videos on all online platforms: YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Twitch, X, as well as on your own website.


The music may be used by individuals in their own online videos:
Vlogs, cooking shows, gaming videos, animation, explainer videos, screencast, trailer, teaser, travel video, documentary, intros/outros.

Videos may be published online on social media channels and on your own website.
YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, X, Vimeo

Time-unlimited validity

Not Allowed

• Any kind of music production, e.g., with vocals, rap, remixes, etc.
• Registering the video or music in content recognition systems such as "Content ID".
• Using the music without a video.
• Allowing third parties to use the music, e.g., as downloads, in libraries, software.
• Distributing the video under a "Public Domain" license (e.g., Creative Commons).
• Selling or distributing the music file.
• Using the music in customer commissions.
• Publishing a video in offline media (e.g., TV, cinema, events).
• Using the music in videos by companies, institutions, authorities, editorial offices.
• Video monetization is not possible (copyright claim will be enforced).

"Non-monetizable" means that YouTube may place ads in front of your video, provided you are in the YouTube Partner Program, and the ad revenue will go to the music rights holder. If you are interested in monetizing your videos, visit

When you upload your video with audiofire music on YouTube, the platform automatically detects the use of the music. You will then see the message:

"Copyright: Copyrighted content found. The use is permitted by the copyright owner on YouTube."

This has no negative impact on your channel and is neither a Copyright Strike nor a warning. Your video is legally protected. However, monetization through advertising revenue is not possible.