With Stream Deck, you can easily add high-quality music to your content on any platform, such as a stream introduction or intermission with an absolute peace of mind. Thousands of tracks across all popular genres can be incorporated into streamed or VOD content royalty-free.
But what does royalty-free mean, exactly? we put this FAQ to help answer some of the common questions.
- Are the music and sound effects royalty-free?
- Where can I use music and Sound Effects?
- Will I risk a copyright notice, strike claim, or DMCA Takedown using Stream Deck Music and Sound Effects in my content?
- Can I monetize my content containing Stream Deck Music and Sound FX?
- What can I do if my content got a copyright-related notice, strike, claim, or DMCA request?
- How to whitelist music/sound effects for YouTube.
Are the Music and Sound Effects royalty-free?
Yes - Since these are royalty-free, that means you don't need to worry about any copyright infringements! No subscription/membership/attribution is required.
Where can I use music and Sound Effects?
Anywhere! YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, etc.
Can I monetize my content containing Stream Deck Music and Sound Effects?
Yes! Since all Stream Deck Music and Sound FXs are royalty-free, that means all audio can be part of monetized content and will not risk demonetization.
Will I risk a copyright notice, strike claim, or DMCA Takedown using Stream Deck Music and Sound Effects in my content?
No, Elgato and Storyblocks (The audio provider) will not issue any copyright claims. However, automated systems like YouTube's Content ID false or Twitch's Audible Magic may accidentally or incorrectly identify and flag audio.
What happens if I receive a copyright notification or claim?
Due to the automated nature of audio scanning systems such as YouTube's Content ID and Twitch's Audible Magic, false or incorrect copyright claims can occur. Should this happen, our team will help remove the false claim.
Please see the information below.
What can I do if my content got a copyright-related notice, strike, claim, or DMCA request?
If your video has been wrongfully flagged, please complete the Audio Claim Dispute Form: https://youtube-disputes.elgato.com