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Add Music to Video

Add songs, audio files, and sound effects to your videos online

Add audio files to any video

Kapwing’s Studio video editor is the best place to add music tracks to video online. Attach any audio file or paste a link from YouTube, TikTok, SoundCloud, and more. Edit your volume and timing, trim your video and audio layers, detach your video’s original audio, and arrange several clips together on the timeline.

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How to Add Music to a Video Online

  1. Upload your video or GIF

    Upload a video or GIF that you want to add music to. You can also paste a link from Youtube, Twitter, etc!

  2. Add your audio

    Using our easy editor, add audio to video easily. You can drag and drop to set the start time of your audio.

  3. Download and share

    Just hit Export, and your final video will be produced. Kapwing is completely free to use and requires no downloads!

Add Music to Video

Combining Music and Video Online

Start by clicking the Get Started button and upload either your audio or your video by clicking Upload, pasting a link to content on the web, or just dragging a file straight to the Timeline. When your audio and video are in the Timeline, trim them, move them, and right-click on the video to detach and remove its original background audio, if you want.

Using the Studio, you can add as many audio and video layers as you want! You can use sound effects, voiceovers, music layers, TikTok songs, and visual effects like text, subtitles, lyrics, filters, fancam effects, and much more.

Kapwing enables creators to trim their audio (to focus on the chorus or one soundbite, for example) and specify when in a video the music should start playing. You can import directly from YouTube or upload from a computer or phone.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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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