Podcasting Tools (Voice recording) and Royalty Free Music

Audacity
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Software that makes it easy to record, edit and transfer your audio recording.

Vocaroo
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A simpler online voice recording! Record yourself then send it to someone in an email! How about a short message of encouragement to someone? A song. A poem. Instructions. These can also be posted to the web.


Royalty Free Music Resources


Music Bakery
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Download royalty free music. Select tracks for training & motivation, education, sales & advertising and industrials.
Jamendo
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On Jamendo, artists allow anyone to download and share their music. It's free, legal and unlimited.
Dig CCMixter
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Looking for music for a video, school project, a game you're developing, or a podcast or just listening to music in your cubicle.

Free Sound Effects and Loops

Free Sound Effects and Loops
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Free Sound effects, free music loops, free sounds, and free sound clips.
Royalty-FreeMusic
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Offers a variety of FREE high-quality royalty free items, including royalty free stock footage, royalty free sound effects, royalty free clip art, images and music.
Artist Server
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Social music site with a focus on independent artists and bands.
Free Music Archive
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The Free Music Archive offers free downloads under Creative Commons and other licenses. Please visit the track page to discover what you can and cannot fo with each track.
Sound Snap
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Not just a sound library. Choose from 100,000 sound effects and loops.