ccMixter hosts remixes, samples, mashups, and a cappellas that have been licensed under Creative Commons. This music is available for both downloading and streaming, free of charge, and without an account creation requirement. Depending on the Creative Commons license the artist has chosen, you will be able to make modifications and share the music freely. Also, you may be able to use the songs for commercial purposes as long as you credit the original artist. Additionally, there is no DRM (digital rights management) protection on the files. Use ccMixter tracks as a soundtrack to your YouTube video, for your own podcast or playlist, in personally-created remixes, or in a shareable compilation album!
The ccMixter Remixes section offers 20,761 different remixes. Each remix has its own page which includes a description, audio length, bpm, listener reviews, a list of samples the remix uses, the applicable Creative Commons license, and downloader and streaming links. The Samples section has 7,755 individual samples available and the A Cappellas section has 3,818. These sections offer similar info to the remix pages, but also include lyric sheets and a list of which remixes use the tracks. There is also an Editors' Picks section which highlights remixes and samples preferred by the site's editors. Included in this section of the ccMixter site is a recent hot list and an all-time hot list showing what tracks are the most popular.
Name and Version: ccMixter
Developer: ArtisTech Media, LLC.
Downloader Type: Web-based.
Cost to Download: Free.
Cost to Use: Free, attribution may be required to share or modify.
Number of Tracks: 32,334
Account Creation Required: No, optional.
Available In: Worldwide.
Operating Systems Supported: All.
Mobile Apps: None.
Tablet Apps: None.
iPods and Other MP3 Players Supported: Yes.
File Types: MP3.
Spyware or Adware: None
Is CCMixter Legal: Yes, 100% legal.