Websites list to download Royalty free stock images for commercial use. Earlier our author sridhar belide has writen about 5 websites to download free stock photos. Here I am giving you websites list from which You can download photos, graphic vectors, clip art images, illustrations and videos also.
Some websites give free images but they mention license details. Some websites give free images without any license. Some images may need attribution required. When you want to use any image, you need to check image attribution. That may take time. First 3 websites from below list gives free images without any license and any attribution. If you download any image from any one of the first 3 websites in below list, you need not to check for attribution and license. You can use them as you like.
Websites to download royalty free stock images
1.Pixabay (Completely free for commercial use)
Pixabay has over 53000 free photos, vector graphics, illustrations. Pixabay has free videos also. All images and videos on pixabay are released free of copyright under creative commerce CCO license. You can download, modify, distribute and use them royalty free for anything you like. You can use all images even in commercial use without any attribution.
I use pixabay regularly to download royalty free stock images for my website. You can search for any image with keyword, orientation or width. You can download image in different resolutions. Just close your eyes, download image from pixabay and use as you like. You don’t have to worry about any license and attribution.
2.Openclipart (Completely free for commercial use)
Openclipart has over 80000 clip art images. Every image is completely free for commercial use. You can use them as you like.
You can easily search for clip art image with keyword. You can download images in big size, medium size and small size.
3.Libreshot (Completely free for commercial use)
Libreshot is a new website to download royalty free stock images. But it is getting updated everyday. It has only photos uploaded by single author Martin Vorel. Every photo has public domain license (CCO). You can use every photo as you like without mentioning source or without giving attribution.
You can search for photo with keyword or by navigating to category. It has many nature photos from Mangolia, Thailand, Czech and other European countries.
4.Wikimedia commons (Free but attribution may required)
Wikimedia commons contains a huge collection of media files. It has more than 29,622,642 freely usable media files. You can use all images free of cost. Before downloading them, you need to check image license and attribution. Many images required attribution i.e., like giving back link or giving author credit.
Though it has huge collection, searching for image is not easy for newbies. You can download image in many resolutions.
Shutterstock is world’s leading website for royalty images. It has more than 60 Million high clarity photos and images. It not only has photos, but also Vectors, icons, illustrations, videos and music tracks. World’s leading bloggers and famous website owners use photos from shutterstock.
It is not free to use. It has many pricing options. You need to buy yearly or monthly plans or you can also buy images individually. You can see shutterstock pricing and plans here. Shutterstock gives 20% discount when you chose yearly option in professional plan.
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