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Q. Who are Universal Publishing Production Music?
We're a Production Music Library, producing music for film, TV, advertising etc.
Q. Are you related to Universal Records?
Yes, although we work quite autonomously from them. You may be familiar with our individual labels (See Catalogue Page).
Q. Can I download music from this site?
Yes, if we can verify you as a media professional with a genuine requirement for regularly licensing music. We are not able to make our recordings available to the public at large.
Q. Is it copyright free music?
No. We are music publishers and license our works around the world in a responsible manner. Each use of our works is licensed and a royalty is duly paid to the composer and/or artist. Any unlicensed use of our recording IS vigorously pursued.
Q. How much does it cost?
Access to the site is free and you do not pay to download. If you choose to license our music in Australia, it is subject to the APRA / AMCOS production music rate card, see our licensing page for full details.
Q. How do I become a registered user with the ability to download?
You just need to click the register button and fill in your details. Once we have received your registration and can verify you as a media professional we will switch you on for download access and notify you with an email.
Q. What formats can I download?
Our default format is broadcast quality 320kbps mp3 however you can also choose to download our tracks as WAV or AIFF files.
Q. What if I have problems downloading files?
Q. How do I change my default download settings?
Go to the My Account page (click the 'My Account' button in the black bar just above the Universal Logo) and change your download settings there.
Q. How do I play back a downloaded track?
You can play your downloaded track by double clicking on the downloaded file which should open your media player and play your track.
Q. What if I can’t download at all?
We still release all of our repertoire on DVD, so by all means request a copy. Or, if you have a large requirement for music but work in an 'offline' environment, talk to us about alternative solutions such as HDD or server options.
Q. How is the music catalogued on this site?
In two main ways. You can simply browse the individual libraries chronologically, as though you had the CDs on the shelf. Or you can search all the libraries based on the criteria you select. You can then choose to view all the results that meet your criteria, or our recommended highlights, or by your favourite library.
Q. What if I’m not based in Australia or New Zealand?
Please refer to our worldwide offices page to find a UPPM representative that is close to you.