License Options

I. Basic License

Pricing: $19.98 USD

Includes unlimited usage, 1 format: full track, loop sets, short clips set for projects listed below, for perpetuity

This is the license you need for:

  • YouTube (includes monetized videos) and Vimeo
  • Personal websites
  • Slideshows (online, weddings)
  • Non-commercial films and theater (film festivals, student productions)
  • FREE podcasts

II. Basic Plus License

Pricing: $45.98 USD

Includes unlimited usage, 1 format: full track, loop sets, short clips set for projects listed below, for perpetuity

This is the license you need for:

  • Corporate videos
  • Company website

III. Extended License

Pricing: $244.98 USD

A.  Television & Radio Show: Includes unlimited needle drops in a single project or series, in perpetuity

This is the license you need for:

  • Television series and miniseries
  • Made for television films and documentaries
  • Talk shows and reality shows
  • News programs

Contact Us for blanket pricing for your TV series

B.  Film & Theatrical Production: Includes use in a single project, worldwide in perpetuity

This is the license you need for:

  • Commercial short film or feature film
  • Commercial theatrical presentation or play

This license includes theatrical rights only. Contact Us to license a track in your film for multiple or all media

C.  Television & Radio Show Advertising: Includes use in a single advertisement/spot in perpetuity

This is the license you need for:

  • Television advertising
  • Radio advertising
  • In-theater advertising (screening pre-roll)
  • Public service announcements ( PSAs )
  • Sponsorship messages

Contact Us to license music for out-of-­home advertising and points of sale

This is an agreement between Hartecast Music, LLC, doing business as HartecastMusic.com and you, the licensee. By using our website and/or purchasing one of our licenses, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of our End User License (the “Agreement”), which are as follows:

HartecastMusic.com Non-Exclusive Licenses

All HartecastMusic.com, music licenses are non-exclusive, whereby HartecastMusic.com grants you a limited right to use a certain piece of recorded music (including a musical composition), hereby referred to as the “Recording.” This license is valid in perpetuity and for the World unless specifically indicated below. In consideration of the license, you hereby agree to pay HartecastMusic.com a certain license fee according to our website rates. Please see our License Page for current pricing.

Music previews available on the HartecastMusic.com website, are for internal listening and client approval purposes only and cannot be used for any other purpose including, but not limited to, any unlicensed use in commercial materials, advertisements, digital media or video synchronization.

Please find the details for each license below, followed by specifics pertaining to all license types:

Our non-exclusive BASIC license allows you, the licensee, to use the Recording worldwide in perpetuity with a single project or series in a New Media Project.

For the purpose of this license, a New Media Project is defined as a production which makes use of new media or multimedia platforms, and includes but is not limited to online videos, videos on social media,  video sharing sites, slideshows, and website background music.

This license includes use of the Recording commercially with monetized videos on YouTube.

Unless the proper additional license is purchased, this license DOES NOT INCLUDE use of the Recording in a commercial film or theatrical production or in a television, radio, or in-theater broadcast or advertisement.

In-store use, live (non-corporate) events, audio only distribution, and video or slideshow-creating templates and applications are not covered by the Standard License. If you are unsure if your project qualifies as a New Media Project, please Contact Us.

II.  Basic License Plus

Our non-exclusive BASIC license allows you, the licensee, to use the Recording worldwide in perpetuity with a single project or series in a New Media Project.

This license includes use of the Recording in corporate videos and company websites.

Unless the proper additional license is purchased, this license DOES NOT INCLUDE use of the Recording in commercial corporate videos or for sale on company websites. If you are unsure if your project qualifies as a New Media Project, please Contact Us.

III.  Extended License

Our non-exclusive TELEVISION & RADIO SHOW license allows you, the licensee, to use the Recording in perpetuity in a single project or series broadcast on television or radio. This includes but is not limited to use in theme music, series and miniseries, reality shows, made for TV films and documentaries, news programs, and talk shows.

Please note that this license does not include public performance rights. In order to properly report music used in TV and radio productions, cue sheets must be filed with the networks, stations and appropriate PROs, and a copy must be e-mailed to info@hartecastmusic.com. HartecastMusic.com will provide all cue sheet information upon request.

Looking to use multiple tracks in your TV show? Contact Us for blanket pricing.

Our non-exclusive FILM & THEATRICAL PRODUCTION license allows you, the licensee, to use the Recording worldwide in perpetuity in a commercial theatrical production or in the theatrical distribution of a commercial film production

Please note that this license does not include public performance rights. In order to properly report music used in theatrical and film productions, cue sheets must be filed with the appropriate PROs, and a copy must be e-mailed to info@hartecastmusic.com. HartecastMusic.com will provide all cue sheet information upon request.

This license is issued for a single project (multiple language versions are permitted).

Do you require usage not listed here? Please Contact Us for custom pricing and licensing.

Our non-exclusive TELEVISION & RADIO ADVERTISING license allows you, the licensee, to use the Recording LOCALLY, in ONE COUNTRY, in MULTIPLE COUNTRIES, or WORLDWIDE (as specified in your purchased license) in perpetuity for television, radio, or in-theater advertising.

Please note that this license does not include public performance rights. In order to properly report music used in TV and radio advertisements, cue sheets must be filed with the networks, stations and appropriate PROs, and a copy must be e-mailed to info@hartecastmusic.com. HartecastMusic.com will provide all cue sheet information upon request.

This license is issued for a single advertising spot (multiple language versions and lengths are permitted).

Additional Terms For All License Types

This non-exclusive license is for your own personal or organizational usage only, which can be personal or professional. You may use the Recording for your personal Projects and/or professional Projects you undertake for your clients or for your employer.

Limitations of Use

  • You may not sell, transfer, share, give away or sublease the license agreement or the Recordings to any other party.
  • You may not resell the Recording by itself or as part of a package except as embodied within your own Project.
  • You may not resell the Recording (or otherwise make it available) within a downloadable template where someone would be able to download the sound file as a separate file, such as in e-card templates or website templates.
  • You may not resell the Recording (or otherwise make it available) as part of any competing product such as music compilation or music library.
  • With any of our licenses you may use a HartecastMusic.com Recording on YouTube, but HartecastMusic.com retains ownership of the Recording. You may not claim ownership of the Recording (or otherwise make it available) through YouTube’s Content ID, even if synchronized with your own Project.
  • You may not resell the Recording (or otherwise make it available) as your “Product”, as your music or as your song, even if it has been transformed or edited, or if you add other instruments or vocals to the music. This is called a “Derivative Work” and it is not allowed. HartecastMusic.com always owns the Copyright of the music composition and recording.

Ownership

You hereby acknowledge that HartecastMusic.com is and remains the owner of all right, title and interest in the Recording, including without limitation any copyrights therein. The Recording is protected by and subject to Canadian and international copyright laws. HartecastMusic.com retains the right to sell licenses of the Recording to third parties at its discretion.

Limitation of Liability

HartecastMusic.com makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, except that it warrants that it has the right to grant the license granted hereunder. The total liability of HartecastMusic.com under this Agreement shall be limited to that part of the fee paid hereunder by you to HartecastMusic.com for the license. You hereby agree that this license is granted to you without any other warranty or recourse.

Availability

HartecastMusic.com makes all possible efforts to make sure that all the music and sound files that comprise its online library are available at all times. However, HartecastMusic.com makes no representations or warranties that all Licensable Material will be available for use during the Agreement Term. HartecastMusic.com may discontinue licensing certain music and sound files at its sole discretion. In the eventuality that HartecastMusic.com gets a notice that any music or sound files may be subject to a claim of infringement of another’s right for which HartecastMusic.com may be liable, HartecastMusic.com may require Licensee to immediately stop using the Licensed Material, delete or remove the Licensed Material from its premises, computer systems and storage (electronic or physical); and ensure that its clients do likewise. HartecastMusic.com shall provide Licensee with comparable Licensed Material (which comparability will be determined by HartecastMusic.com in its reasonable commercial judgment) free of charge, but subject to the other terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Taxes

The license fees charged by HartecastMusic.com do not include any taxes, duties or other government charges. HartecastMusic.com will charge Licensee additionally for the amounts of any such taxes, duties or other charges which HartecastMusic.com is required to collect, including without limitation, sales and use taxes and value added taxes. By entering into this agreement, you verify that your country of residence is the same as your billing address.

General Provisions

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed according to the laws of the United States of America, and the Parties hereby acquiesce to the jurisdiction of the courts of the judicial district of California. The parties hereto have expressly requested that this Agreement and all ancillary documents be drafted in the English language. Nothing in the present Agreement shall be interpreted as constituting or creating a joint venture or partnership between the Parties. This Agreement shall be to the benefit of and bind the respective heirs, executors, administrators and assigns of the Parties hereto. If any part of this Agreement shall be determined to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction or any other legally constituted body having jurisdiction to make such determination, the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.