Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to have a PayPal account to buy music at AlmaLibreStudios.com?
Absolutely not. During the process of making your simple, secure payment you will be instructed to choose the option to pay through PayPal with your credit card of choice.
What does Royalty-Free means?
Royalty-free is what the music industry calls a type of music licensing that allows unlimited use of audio content in commercial media projects, for profit and without having to pay any royalty fees to the creators of such content. However, full credit must still be giving to the creator of such content.
How do I buy music from AlmaLibreStudios.com?
You can buy music directly from our website by clicking on the song that you want to purchase from the music library or by selecting a bundle product from our Music Catalog page. Once you have selected the License type you want to buy and have clicked on the Add to Cart button the song(s) will be added to your shopping cart. You can check out at any time by clicking the View Cart button in the menu bar.
How do I get my music after I buy it?
You will be sent an e-mail automatically to your email with a download link where you can click and get your song(s) right away. Please allow up to 15 minutes after purchase for the Purchase Confirmation email to arrive with the link to your song(s).
How do I extract my ZIP files once I receive my music?
In order to extract files from the zip folder, simply double-click on the zip folder to open it once downloaded, then drag everything inside out onto your desktop. If you can’t open the file, you may need to download a free version of WinZip or Win-Rar.
What can I do with the Royalty-Free music that I purchase from AlmaLibreStudios.com?
The music that you purchase from AlmaLibreStudios.com may be used for a multiple number of projects and scenarios, commercial or otherwise, including feature films, broadcast, commercial, industrial, educational video, artist demos, multimedia, games, phone apps, YouTube, etc.
Can I re-sell music that I buy from AlmaLibreStudios.com?
Absolutely not. You may edit or alter the music as you see fit and you can also sell the music once it has been incorporated into a project. However, you may not under any circumstances resell the music as royalty-free stock music, redistribute or re-package it.
How long can I keep the music that I purchase from AlmaLibreStudios.com?
The music that you purchase from Almalibrestudios.com is yours to keep forever, royalty free.
What is the quality difference between an Mp3 and a WAV file?
Mp3 is a widely popular format that is compressed for space, making the track very small in size but losing a little audio quality in the compression process. A WAV file is a high quality file of the recording which doesn’t have any loss of quality, however it is a relatively larger file than an Mp3.
What is a Non-Exclusive License?
A Non-Exclusive License is an agreement that grants you the right to purchase and use music produced at AlmaLibreStudios.com for commercial and profitable use. However, AlmaLibreStudios.com retains the authoring and composition rights to the music. When you purchase a Non-Exclusive License you are purchasing the right to use the music for profitable, commercial use on any format (e.g. CD’s, Albums, DVD’s, iTunes). You may edit or alter the music as you see fit, but you may not under any circumstances resell the music as royalty-free stock music, redistribute or re-package it. Furthermore, a Non-Exclusive License agreement gives AlmaLibreStudios.com the right to license the same song to other Artists and Producers as well. You pay a much lower fee for this type of licensing agreement in exchange for less exclusivity. In the event that another customer buys the exclusive rights to the same song you have leased, your rights shall stand and the music is still yours to use.
What is included with a Non-Exclusive License?
After your transaction has been finalized you will automatically receive an e-mail from AlmaLibreStudios.com with a link to your purchased download. The download, which comes as a .zip file, includes your audio file (mp3 or Wav depending on which option you chose during purchase), as well as a PDF copy of your Non-Exclusive License rights signed by AlmaLibreStudios.com for your records.
What is an Exclusive Licensing Agreement?
An Exclusive License is an agreement that grants you the right to purchase music produced at Almalibrestudios.com for commercial and profitable use without having to pay any royalties to the music creators. You may use the music in combination with other music or sounds in music production. You, as the purchaser retains the authoring, publishing and composition rights to the music. In other words, when you purchase a song with an Exclusive License Agreement you are purchasing the right to use the music for profitable, commercial use on any format (e.g. CDs, Albums, DVD’s, iTunes) and also edit or alter the music as you see fit.
You may sell as many units as you would like without having to renew your Exclusive License Agreement again. Once you have purchased an Exclusive License, the music purchased under the agreement will be automatically removed from our library and unavailable to be purchased or leased by anyone else. The music and any royalties stemming from the use of the music belong to you as the sole purchaser of the Exclusive License Agreement.
You may not, however, under any circumstances, resell the music as royalty-free stock music, redistribute or re-package the music as part of another collection or music series.
What is included with an Exclusive Licensing Agreement?
After your transaction has been finalized a link(s) to your purchased download(s) will appear on your receipt page. The download, which comes as a .zip file, includes your audio file (mp3 or Wav depending on which option you chose during purchase), as well as a PDF copy of your Exclusive Licensing Agreement from AlmaLibreStudios.com for your records.