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YFS License


Before using the website yourfreesounds.com and downloading the sound files, you must agree to the following conditions. You have further questions regarding the use of the sounds? Then contact us!

Free sound effects (not the paid sounds and libraries!!!) downloaded from yourfreesounds.com require attribution in the form of a credit/link back to this website in case they’re used publicly and if you didn’t buy a YFS PRO library.

You can pick one of the following examples:


-> “Sound effects obtained from https://yourfreesounds.com

-> “Sound effects created by https://yourfreesounds.com

-> “Sound effects from https://yourfreesounds.com

When setting the credit link, always make sure that the link is clickable. This should be the case if you copy one of the examples above.

I created a page, where I give you some examples on how to credit.

SPECIAL CASE – TV, Film and Radio shows/programs, Music productions, Commercials, Offline Presentations, Live Shows, Theatrical performances, Conferences and Exhibitions:

Since none of these can link to a website, a backlink attribution is impossible. Therefore you need to either purchase a PRO library or purchase the sounds individually in high quality.

You can’t or don’t want to credit yourfreesounds?

In case you can’t or don’t want to set a credit/link, it is possible to purchase a YFS PRO library or purchase the sounds individually in high quality.

Companies, universities/schools, associations can purchase the PRO library for unlimited users.

Things you CAN do with the sound effects:

– You can use the sound effects forever and as often as you want.

– You can download the sound effects and save them on your computer or in the cloud.

-You can use the sound effects for all commercial as well as non-commercial projects and productions (limitation for third-party sounds that may appear in the background see below).

Here are some examples of what you can use the sounds for:

– TV, Film and Radio shows/programs

– Games

– Software

– Music productions

– Online Videos (e.g. YouTube, Vimeo etc.)

– Commercials

– Podcasts

– Websites

– Blogs

– Presentations

– Live Shows

– Theatrical performances

– Conferences

– Exhibitions

You can edit, mix and layer the sound effects with other sounds.

If you didn’t find the answer to a question about how to use the sounds, just contact me!

Things you CAN’T do with the sound effects:

-> Sell parts of the sounds or share them with others.

-> Call the sound effects your intellectual property.

-> Resell or share the sounds or libraries with other people. Tip: Share a link to the sounds instead!

-> The sounds must not be the main purpose of your project (e.g. provided in an app for sound effects)

If you would like to offer or distribute the sound effects, or you have another great idea of how we could work together,  then contact me on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or via my contact form



All sounds are licensed by yourfreesounds as licenser to you as a licensee. There is no non-exclusive sale and no ownership rights are transferred to you. You can use the sounds, but the copyrights remain with yourfreesounds (limitation for third-party sounds that may appear in the background, see below).

If you purchase a sound library (YFS PRO for one user, Deal or Free in HQ), it is limited to one person.

Companies, universities/schools, associations can purchase the PRO library for unlimited users.



Yourfreesounds holds no liability for the improper use of our files and content. Despite great care during the preparation and revision of the files and content offered, we cannot guarantee that our files and content are suitable and correct for specific requirements of the customer. The customer is obliged to select and use the files and contents as shown in the descriptions of the product or this license agreement. If you have any questions about this topic, please contact me!



The licensee agrees to release us from all legal actions, damages, liabilities and claims. This also includes reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees in respect of all matters arising out of any breach of this license agreement.

Our offer contains links to external websites of third parties on whose contents we don’t have any influence. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for these contents. The linked pages have been checked for possible legal infringements at the time of creating the link. Illegal contents have not been recognized at the time of creating the link.

Ongoing control of the contents of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of an infringement. As soon as we become aware of any legal infringements, we will remove such links immediately.


Disclaimer of Warranties

All files and contents provided by us do not replace a professional qualification, which is needed to work with them. The customer should therefore make use of both legal and, if necessary, professional advice before using them. If the customer renounces to it and develops a damage, we are excluded from the liability for these damages.


Third Party Sounds

We makes every effort to ensure that no third-party sounds appear in the background of the recordings. However, if any third party sounds occur, the specification of this license does not apply to those sounds, since yourfreesounds is not the owner or licenser. This license applies exclusively to sounds that do not contain background sounds from third parties. The customer uses the sounds at his own risk or takes precautionary measures by cutting out the corresponding sounds.


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