Our licenses, explained

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Personal use (listening in the car, using as background for a family video, birthday celebration, etc…)✔️✔️✔️
Online video (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, and all social media vlogs, gaming videos, mini-documentaries, informative videos, etc…) and limited commercial use for non-businesses.✔️
Music / Footage by www.peakring.com in the description / post
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Commercial use (music on hold, background music in businesses, advertisement, b-roll in online commercial spots)✔️✔️
Commercial use as asset (integrated distribution in a video game, an app, computer software, an online course, a logo jingle for your brand identity, etc…) while below one million below one million final downloads.✔️
Professional broadcasting (local, national or international TV/Radio; cinema, film and documentary released on streaming services or TV, theatre, live performances) and Commercial use above one million downloads of the final product.✔️

Free License

Our free license for footage, music, logo and sound effects, is based entirely on Creative Commons 4.0; meaning that personal and commercial use is allowed as long as attribution is present. In the case of music, logo and sound effects, a free download includes a 96kbps MP3 file; in the case of video, a 720p HD, H.264 MP4 file. To meet the criteria of attribution, you must include the following text in the description, post information, or the final product itself:

“Music / Footage provided by www.peakring.com”

You may use the free files for:

  • Personal use (listening, making home video that will not be published online, etc..)
  • Educational use or non-profit productions with attribution.
  • Limited commercial use and online video such as vlog, short travel videos, gaming videos, Instagram posts, Facebook videos, etc… with attribution.

With this license you may not use the item you purchased for:

  • Location bound public performance, bound to 1 location. (a store, an attraction, etc)
  • Integrated distribution. (games, broadcast, website background, etc)
  • Independent film integration and all independent of student film media related integration (trailer, promotional content, etc)
  • Promotional commercial or advertisement video (in any format)
  • Business film (training, corporate film, trade presentation, product presentation, trade show background music, etc)
  • Podcasting (as background)
  • Public or private broadcast through conventional media such as TV or Radio.
  • Associating the content to your brand identity and using it indefinitely.
  • Re-distributing the same product that has been purchased as a standalone product.

Standard License

A standard license grants you the right to use any item commercially without the need for attribution. In the case of music, logo, and sound effects a standard licence includes a high quality 16 bit 44.1 kHz wave file; in the case of video, a high quality 4K* or 1080p H.264 or Apple ProRes 422**. If you need the file in a specific format other than the ones listed, you can contact us without compromise. With this license you may use the item you purchased for:

  • Personal use and all the uses included in the FREE download without attribution.
  • Commercial use without attribution.
  • Location bound public performance, bound to 1 location. (a store, an attraction, etc)
  • Integrated distribution of up to 1000000 copies of the item. (games, broadcast, etc)
  • Independent film integration and all independent of student film media related integration (trailer, promotional content, etc)
  • Website identity for 1 website (i.e streamed in the background)
  • Promotional video (in any format)
  • Business film (training, corporate film, trade presentation, product presentation, trade show background music, etc)
  • Podcasting (as background)
  • Educational use or non-profit productions without attribution.

With this license you may not:

  • Broadcast privately or publicly through conventional media such as TV or Radio.
  • Tie the content to your brand identity and use it indefinitely.
  • Re-distribute the same product that has been purchased as a standalone product.

Professional License

A professional license grants you the right to use any item commercially without the need for attribution. It also gives you unlimited use of the download as an asset in your projects and the right to integrated distribution of the file with your own products. In the case of music, logo, and sound effects a standard licence includes a high quality 16 bit 44.1 kHz wave file; in the case of video, a high quality 4K* or 1080p H.264 or Apple ProRes 422**. If you need the file in a specific format other than the ones listed, you can contact us without compromise. With this license you may use the item you purchased for:

  • Everything outlined in the FREE and Standard license.
  • Public or private broadcast through conventional media such as TV or Radio.
  • Associating the content to your brand identity and using it indefinitely (i.e. a jingle to use alongside your brand intro logo, a frame to use as the background for your visual logo, etc)
  • Non-student, production film with intended theatrical and physical release, as well as releases on major streaming services.
  • Distribute unlimited copies, digital or physical of any project using the purchased content as an integrated asset.

With this license you may not use the item you purchased for:

  • Re-distribute the same product that has been purchased as a standalone product.

*When available. All videos are available in 1080p, however, only some footage features a 4K resolution.

**When available. Most videos are coded in H.264 in a .mp4 container. If you require a .mov container coded in Apple ProRes 422, which is often the native codec of the video, contact us and we will provide you with the larger files.

The copyright and the publishing rights for music, logo, sound effects and video content in this site remains at all times with www.peakring.com and this content may not be redistributed elsewhere without explicit contractual authorisation.