A space to collect and index the best places to find Creative Commons media
General Searches & Directories
Yahoo Creative Commons Search
- Yahoo allows you to search the entire web for what you need based on
the licenses attached to the content. You can do an image search and
filter only CC!
CC Content Search - Creative Commons Custom Search
CC Content Directories - Creative Commons List of Directories (still a little sloppy but big)
kimedia Commons - The central clearing area for the Wikimedia projects CC files.
Archive.org - Known
mainly for their “Wayback Machine” as a means for seeing old pages on
the net, they have also collected together a huge collection of
free-to-use recordings and texts.
Freebase.com - A community powered search engine to search the web for CC licensed work for you to use.
Google Advanced Search - Google () gives you the option to include forms of licensing in your search.
Sound EffectsCC Mixter Samples
Owl Music Search
A useful sound and sound effects search engine. FindSounds offers sound
directory, keyword search and sonic similarity search functions.
Partners in Rhyme
The site offers royalty free music featured in Films, TV, Video and
Websites. Partners in Rhyme also offers free music loops, midi files
and audio software.
An online resource for free sound effects, loops, button sounds and
other multimedia files. Stone Washed offers various categories
including sound effects, animal sounds, buy out music and more.
- Thousands of MP3s for you to download and try out smaller bands.
- A site to try your hand at mixing and mashing music that is all offered under the CC.
- A site filling your MP3 player with Creative Commons licensed music, that allows you to discover old and new music alike.-