FAQs
What is Adaptr?
Adaptr is an all-in-one platform to easily add hit music to your apps and digital experiences.
How does it work?
Qualifying startups and developers can sign up with a credit card, create playlists, integrate the SDK and configure their design, and then stream music for their users. We take care of the rest including paying the labels and publishers, and tracking usage.
Who qualifies for Adaptr?
Typically Adaptr is available to you if you have raised less than $7.5m in funding and your app is earning less than $4.5m in revenue. To determine if your business is eligible, take our quick quiz. If your business is above either of those thresholds, we can get you in touch with the right people to license directly. Reach out to us at sales@adaptr.com. Please note, Adaptr can provide your app with music as long as you are not violating laws, defaming people, or generally infringing on the rights of any third party. There are specific content and media types that will not be allowed to use this music. Those include: sexually explicit images, anything promoting violence or illegal activities, advertising tobacco or firearms, or endorsing any religious or political cause. You can see full details in the terms of service.
How do I sign up?
Click here to sign up and get started. No credit card required to explore the library and start creating playlists.
What types of licenses do I need to add music to my app?
Don’t worry about it, we have you covered!
How do I integrate the music into my app?
There are multiple means to integrate music depending on your needs. We offer mobile native SDKs and a JavaScript SDK. Check out our technical documentation here.
How much does it cost? Is there a free trial?
Accessing Adaptr and the catalog is free, so no trial necessary. You don’t pay until you are ready to stream music to your users.
When will I be charged?
Your credit card will be charged either on day 61 or when your app goes live - whichever comes first.
How do I find the best music for my project?
You can browse or search in our library by artist, song name, album, genre, intensity, BPM, or check out one of our pre-curated playlists to help you with some inspiration. Toggle on or off explicit tracks to align with your branding.
FAQs For Rightsholders
Who is using Adaptr?
Adaptr is for early stage startups and app developers that don’t have the resources to negotiate deals with multiple rightsholders. Companies include mobile gaming, digital fitness, social media, dating apps, wellness, dance and more.
What are the exact qualifications?
To qualify for Adaptr, companies have raised less than $7.5M and are earning less than $4.5M. Their services are ad supported or free to the user and have less than 100,000 active users, or they are subscription based with less than 10,000 active users. User generated content uploads are not to exceed 500,000 in a given month.
How do you vet startups to make sure they qualify?
Customers are qualified at signup and at each monthly renewal. Guardrails are in place and carefully monitored. All the streams come from our servers. It's a highly controlled environment with full transparency, reporting and analytics. If someone is in breach we can instantly turn off access.
What rights are granted?
On demand, interactive transmissions of masters or underlying compositions. The right to create playlists for an end user's personal consumption only. The right to transmit and publicly display audio-only, and audiovisual content in timed relation with masters transmitted by Adaptr from authorized servers only.
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