Canva terms

Stock Audio

Pre-made audio tracks available for use in video designs.

What is stock audio in Canva?

Stock audio in Canva refers to a library of pre-recorded sound clips or music tracks that users can incorporate into their designs or video projects. These audio files are typically royalty-free, meaning users can use them without worrying about copyright infringement. They can be used to enhance the overall impact and appeal of a design or video, adding an auditory element that complements the visual content.

Canva's stock audio library is diverse, offering a wide range of genres, moods, and themes. Users can search for specific types of audio or browse through categories to find the perfect sound for their project. Whether it's background music for a presentation, sound effects for a video, or ambient noise for a design, Canva's stock audio provides a convenient and legal solution.

How to use stock audio in Canva?

Using stock audio in Canva is a straightforward process. First, you need to open your Canva project where you want to add the audio. Click on the "More" button on the left-hand side panel, then select "Audio". This will open a library of stock audio tracks that you can use in your project. You can browse through the available tracks or use the search bar to find a specific type of audio.

Once you've found the audio track you want to use, click on it to add it to your project. You can adjust the volume, trim the audio, and loop it if necessary using the audio settings. When you're satisfied with your audio selection and settings, click "Done". Remember to save your project to ensure the audio is included in the final product.

Is stock audio in Canva free?

Yes, Canva does offer free stock audio. However, it's important to note that while Canva provides a wide range of free resources, including audio, not all of them are free. Some premium audio clips are only available with a Canva Pro subscription or can be purchased individually. The free and premium resources are clearly marked, so you can easily distinguish between them.

When using any of the audio clips, whether free or premium, you must adhere to Canva’s licensing agreements. This means that while you can use these audio clips for various projects, there may be restrictions on their use for commercial purposes or in certain contexts. Always check the specific terms and conditions to ensure you're using the resources appropriately.

Where can I find stock audio in Canva?

Canva offers a wide range of stock audio files that you can use for your designs. To find them, you need to first log into your Canva account. Once you're logged in, click on the "More" button on the left-hand side of the screen. This will open a dropdown menu where you can find the "Audio" option. Click on it to access Canva's library of stock audio files.

You can browse through the available audio files or use the search bar to find a specific type of audio. Once you've found the audio file you want to use, simply click on it to add it to your design. You can also preview the audio file before adding it to your design by clicking on the play button.

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