In licensing, sometimes you are required to credit certain people in your work. But do you need to credit Synchedin on your projects? Find out here!
If you’re a content creator, or creator of any kind, you’ve probably come across the world of copyright. You don’t need to be a complete expert to get by, but it is a good idea to have some basic understanding. This is because pretty much everything creative or art is covered by copyright. Now, the world of copyright can be a scary and confusing place, so don’t worry if it leaves you feeling a little flustered!
Terms like royalty free, public domain and creative commons may seem familiar to you. If you’re a little unsure of what they all mean, check out our helpful article here!
When it comes to Synchedin, we recognise that your time is best spent on the fun, creative stuff. So, we’ve made sure that the nitty-gritty copyright stuff is pretty much left to us. We don’t mind – in fact, we quite like it.
Any time you use an asset from Synchedin, be it music or SFX, you can rest easy knowing that the license is covered, either on a royalty free or creative commons basis. There are different forms of creative commons, and some require you to give credit to the artist or creator of the asset you’ve used. An example of this would be CC BY.
So, what about Synchedin assets?
Do You Have to Credit Synchedin?
Simple answer – no.
Any creative commons assets on Synchedin are licensed on a “no copyright reserved” (CC0) basis. This effectively puts it into the public domain, and means no credit is necessary.
If you did fancy crediting Synchedin on a YouTube video description or in film credits, for example, stick with the following format –
Written by (names of artist/composers)
Courtesy of Synchedin