MusicBrainz Database/Download

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Products > MusicBrainz Database > Database Download

Introduction

Please read the MusicBrainz Database product page and the database schema documentation if you are not familiar with the MusicBrainz Database.

Installation

There are a two different methods to get database up and running, you can either:

Download

The data can be downloaded from http://ftp.musicbrainz.org/pub/musicbrainz/data/fullexport/ The license and contents of each file is described below.

Public Domain

norights-a.gif The core data (artists, releases, tracks etc.) is released into the public domain.

mbdump.tar.bz2
Core data (artists, albums, tracks etc.) If you are setting up a test server, this is the only dump you will need to get started.
mbdump-cdstubs.tar.bz2
CD stubs

Creative Commons

File:cc-nc-sa-2.0-88x31.png The edits, editors (non-personal data only), and derived data is available under the Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

mbdump-derived.tar.bz2
Derived data (annotations, tags, search indexes)
mbdump-edit.tar.bz2
Edit data (open and closed edits, edit notes, votes, auto-editor elections)
mbdump-editor.tar.bz2
Editor data (editors)
mbdump-stats.tar.bz2
Statistics