Add Music to Video

Add background music, sound effects, and audio to video

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Add audio files, songs, or sound to video

Elevate a video montage with your favorite song or kick off your YouTube outro with a bell sound effect for an animated subscribe button. Kapwing’s video editor equips you with everything you need to add music to video online for free.

Drag and drop any audio file or paste a link from YouTube, TikTok, and other third-party sites. Explore the royalty-free music library with countless music tracks and sound effects for you to choose from. Pair your video’s original audio with music and sound that fully capture the attention of your viewers.

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How to Add Music to a Video Online

Add Music to Video
  1. Upload video

    Drag and drop a video file or paste a video URL link to upload.

  2. Add audio to video

    Open the “Audio” tab in the left-hand sidebar. Upload any audio file or paste an audio link to upload to your media library. Or, use the royalty-free music and sound effects library to drag and drop any audio files to your project.

  3. Download and share

    Click “Export project” when finished, and your final video will be ready for you to download a video file.

Your one-stop shop for editing audio and video tracks

Fill in the silences of your video to keep your viewers engaged. When you add background music to a video, it feels complete.

If you don’t have any songs to use as background music in mind, choose from a variety of audio tracks in Kapwing’s video editor to add to your own video. Add as many audio tracks and video files as you want!

Adjust your audio tracks by using the volume slider or the remove background noise tool to manage noise reduction. Some content creators edit their original video while they add music so they can match the beat to each transition or jump cut. Create music videos, video podcasts, record voiceovers, radio shows, and more with Kapwing’s online video editor.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I add audio to a video for free?

To add audio to video for free, you'll need software that combines separate MP3 and MP4 containers into one joined video file. A reliable option to complete this task is Kapwing. You can upload, then stitch audio files such as voiceovers, sound effects, and background music to videos on the timeline editor. The built-in tools also allow creators to extract audio from a video, record a voiceover, and find royalty-free sound effects to add to videos.

How do I add audio to a video on mobile?

Adding audio to video on mobile involves combining audio file formats to multimedia containers with an online tool. The best tool supports multiple file formats and quickly imports media while providing a seamless editing experience on mobile. Kapwing’s intuitive user interface allows creators to add audio to video on mobile with a few clicks. Each file is automatically added to the timeline editor for creators to append audio to a video.

How can I add background music to a video online?

To add background music to videos online, you’ll need to join low-volume audio files to videos with an online video editing tool. This process reinforces the mood for improved storytelling, and when done well, results in a magical viewing experience. Kapwing is a dependable online editor you can use to append background music to a video. Explore royalty-free music to find additional audio and adjust the volume to achieve the desired output level.

How do I combine audio and video from different sources?

To combine audio and video from different sources, you’ll need a software tool that supports multiple file formats and direct uploads from online destinations. Upon pasting a video or audio link and importing media from a device, creators can stitch audio and video together. In addition to uploading media from a device, Kapwing allows creators to paste a link from YouTube, Twitter, and TikTok, then join files together.

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