Frequently Asked Questions about Open Source Tracks
Do I need to pay an OST license fee?
No, there is no fee, but you must meet the license
How do I obtain an OST license?
If you have an existing released CD, simply follow
the submission guidelines of your completed OST
materials. Upon approval, you are granted an OST
license for that track and may promote it as such.
If you are in the process of creating a CD and wish
to obtain a license before release of the CD in
order for promotion and marketing, simply agree to
the online license submission and we will grant you
a temporary license until your CD is released. OST
materials need to be submitted at least 14 days
before the release date of your CD.
Do I have to credit the OST artist?
It is not a requirement, but a sign of courtesy that
credit be given to the original OST track artist
wherever and whenever possible, and as prominently as
Do you host the download files?
Yes. You are free to host your OST file bundle
anywhere you choose, but we always make it freely
available for anyone to download right here. In this
way, all artists can come to one central place and
find all available OST tracks. Our license also
allows anyone else to host your OST file bundle.
Do you have the license in plain english?
Yes. While we work out the formal legal stuff that is
always a part of this sort of thing, here is what the
license will say in plain english.
You can share, copy, distribute, host, or
You can alter, remix, modify OSTs.
Under the conditions that you give the artist
credit wherever and whenever possible and the OST
is not used for commercial purposes, live
Can it really be this simple? Yes.
If you wish to use an OST commercially, example, as
part of a commercial CD, commercial movie, TV ad,
radio ad, etc, you must contact the artist for