Some resources you may appreciate

A curated collection of free content resources that everyone needs.


ABSFreePic – A high-resolution and absolutely free photos stock site with only one type of license: CC0 Public Domain
Avopix – 30,000+ public domain stock images.
The British Library – Over a million public domain images, mostly older.
Burst – Free Stock photos from Shopify under a CC0 license.
Cupcake – Free (do what ever you want) photos.
Death to Stock Photos – Beautiful photos straight to your inbox. Uses their own license but it is very broad.
Dreamstime Free Section – CC0 section of Dreamstime.
DrStockPhoto – Small collection of free stock photos that can be used without citation
Fancy Crave – An online resource providing free public domain photo packs.
FindA.Photo – Search through thousands of free (CC0 licensed) stock photos
Flickr Commons – Hidden treasures from the world’s public photography archives.
Focus Fitness – Fitness focused stock images under CC0 license.
Foodies Feed – Free food pictures. Not CC0 but photographer gives a wide open license to use his images.
Foter – Large collection of CC0 images with a good search capability.
Freedesignfile – Photos – Free photo section of the site. Be sure to check the licenses on each image.
Free Images CC – New and awesome free images and stock photos for free usage.
Free Images – Free photos and illustrations.
Free Images Red – Searchable repository of public domain images.
Free JPG – Free stock Photos for Commercial and Editorial Use.
Free Nature Stock – Royalty-free Nature Stock Photos and Videos. Use them however you want.
Freepik – Free Creative Commons images section of Freepik. Attribution required.
Freepik – Free PSD files for personal and commercial use section of Freepik.
Free Pixels – CC0 licensed stock photos from Romania.
Free PSD Files – Freemium PSD files, graphics, templates, backgrounds, business cards, flyers, and Photoshop resources.
Free Range – Free images but requires registration to download. – Wide range of high quality photos released under a CC0 license.
Gratisography – Free high-resolution pictures for personal and commercial use.
IM Free – Curated list of free resources for commercial use. Creative Commons license, some require attribution.
ISO Republic – Free stock photos for creatives. Not CC licensed but very broad rights.
Jay Mantri – Free pics. Do anything (CC0). Make magic.
Kaboom Pics – Free pictures for business or personal projects. Not a CC license but very broad rights. Attribution is nice.
Libreshot – Free fine art and ordinary photography. Free images for blogs or websites even for commercial use. No need to mention the author.
LibreStock – Search nearly 50 free stock photo websites in one place for public domain (CC0) stock photos.
Life of Pix – Resource created by LEEROY creative agency. Free high resolution photos under CC0 license.
Little Visuals – Small collection of photos under CC0 license.
Magdeleine – Hand picked free photos for your inspiration. Both CC0 and by attribution images.
MMT Stock – Free photos for commercial use. CC0 license.
Mockup World – Free mockups, devices, packaging, posters, billboards, etc.
Morgue File – Free images for creatives by creatives.
My Stock Photos – A curated list of beautiful free stock photos that can be used for personal and commercial projects.
Nappy – Beautiful, high-res photos of black and brown people. CC0 license.
Negative Space – Beautiful, Free High-Resolution Photos with No Restrictions.
New Old Stock – Vintage photos from the public archive. Free of known copyright restrictions.
Pexels – Public domain images. Indexes sites like Unsplash, Gratisography, and more.
Photo Stock Editor – Free high-resolution images for personal and commercial use.
Picdrome – Small collection of public domain images.
Picjumbo – Nice free stock photos but the licensing isn’t clear to me.
Picnoi – A place to search and find diverse multi-racial images.
Picography – Beautiful free stock photos released under CC0 license.
Pickup Image – Free download high quality public domain photos.
Pikwizard – Over 100,000 free stock images. Royalty free and safe for commercial use, with no attribution required.
Pixabay – Excellent high-resolution public domain images.
Public Domain Archive – Good high-resolution public domain images.
Pixnio – Public domain images. – Average collection of public domain images. Be careful, the interface makes it easy to select non-free images.
Realgraphy – Authentic non-stock photos in the public domain.
Reshot – Handpicked, non-stocky images. Yours to use as you wish.
SkitterPhoto – Interesting public domain stock images.
Smithsonian Collections Search Center – Find images online of Smithsonian collection items. Using the search function you can limit your search to public domain (CC0) items. Otherwise watch the licensing.
SplitShire – Free stock photos for commercial use. Not a CC license but they give pretty broad permissions.
Startup Stock Photos – Collection of stock photos with a theme of startups. Not explicitly public domain but no major restrictions. Be sure to determine what the license is if using these.
Stockio Photos – Thousands of photos free for personal and commercial use. No attribution required.
StockSnap – Hundreds of beautiful free public domain stock photos.
Stock Up – Search 26 free stock photo sites.
Stockvault – Free stock images with a mix of licenses. Be careful to check the license before using.
Stokpic – Free stock images under their own license that allows free commercial use and no royalties. Site can be a little slow.
UK Black Tech Stock Photos – A small selection of stock photos that include Black and Ethnic minorities with a UK look. Very specific but if you need them they are here. CC Attribution license (which normally isn’t listed here) but for this special topic I’m making an exception. Requires attribution, allows commercial use.
Unsplash – Free high resolution photos. – Search for US government created public domain images.
Visual Hunt – Free public domain images with good information about each photo including color palette and camera.
Wikimedia Commons – Browse Wikimedia for free images.
WOCinTech Chat – Women of Color in Tech site that provides much needed diversity in stock photos. These are under a CC Attribution license instead of CC0 but they fill a huge gap that the effort to attribute is a small price.


CGI Spread – Free Vector art in ai, eps, and svg formats.
Freedesignfile – Vectors – Free Vectors section of the site. Be sure to check the licenses of individual vectors.
Freepik – Free Creative Commons vectors section of Freepik. Attribution required.
Free Vector – A world of free vector art at your fingertips. Free but standard license requires attribution.
Free Vectors .Net – A fun little community of vector lovers who share free vector graphics. Creative Commons licensed but check to see which one.
Open Peeps – A hand drawn illustration library of vector people to mix and match, licensed under CC0.
Public Domain Vectors – 40,000 public domain vectors.
Retro Vectors – Good collection of vintage vectors from different eras.
Stockio Vectors – High quality, editable vectors free for commercial and personal use. Attribution required.
Undraw – Vector generator for material design SVGs and PNGs. MIT License.
Vecteezy – Free vector art. – Free vectors but check individual licenses of any downloaded vector for use permissions.
Vector Portal – Free vector downloads of their materials as well as other artists.
Vexels – Free vector section of the site.
WP Clip Art – Images, illustrations, and vectors. Safe for schools.


Best PSD Freebies – Icons – Free icon sets in multiple formats including PSD, AI, PNG etc. Not a CC license but liberal use allowed for commercial projects with no attribution required.
Captain Icon – 300+ free CC licensed vector icons by a Spanish designer.
CoDrops – Freebies section with a variety of graphics. Be careful to view each set’s license.
Creative Tail – Collection of free and paid icons under different licences. Asks for an email for downloads.
CSS Author – Icons – Free icon packs for personal or commercial use.
Designbeep – Curated collection of icons freebies. Available in multiple formats (AI, PS, SVG etc.). Be careful with licenses as they aren’t clear on the site.
Endless Icons – Large collection of icons available in SVG or PNG formats. Free for use in personal and commercial projects.
Entypo – About 400 SVG icons. Attribution required.
Feather – Simply beautiful MIT Licensed icons.
Flat Icon – Large collection of free vector icons. Requires registration to download.
Font Awesome Icons – Nearly 700 icons licensed under the GPL.
Freedesignfile – Icons – Free icon section of the site. Not just the usual icons but things like packaging symbols.
Freepik – Free vector icons section of Freepik. Available in PNG, EPS, and SVG formats.
Good Stuff No Nonsense – Free icons for both commercial and personal use.
GraphicBurger – Looks like the aggregate icons from other sites. Be sure to watch for licensing and costs.
Icomoon – Has some free icon packs available for download.
Icon Finder – Many icons to search. Careful, some are free and some are not. Check the license as some only allow free personal use.
Icon Store – Free icons by first class designers.
Icons 8 – 300+ free flat color icons under the Good Boy license. Do whatever your Mom would approve of with them.
Linearicons – 170 line icons available in SVG and icon font formats. CC licensed.
Material Design Icons – Community lead icons.
Material Design Icons – Google material design icons.
Metrize Icons – Metro style icons in multiple formats. Would be useful for navigation. Free for commercial and personal use.
One Extra Pixel – Mainly icon freebies but a few other items like backgrounds etc.
Open Iconic – Open source icons under an MIT license. Available in multiple formats (SVG, PNG, icon font, etc).
Pixelsmarket – Icons – Icon sets in sometimes limited formats. Free but licensing isn’t obvious so keep that in mind. Be careful what download link you click as it can be tricky.
Simple Icons – SVG icons representing popular brands.
Squid Ink – Large collection of vector, line and flat icons. License is not CC but allows commercial use.
To [icon] – A service of The Artificial in Amsterdam. Lots of interesting fresh icons.
Web Design Freebies – Icons – Curated icons from around the web. Many are CC but check the licenses. Also there are ads that may confuse you about which download link to click. Be careful to get the right one!

Stock Clips

Beachfront B-Roll – Free unique HD stock video footage and animated backgrounds for any production purpose.
Clipcanvas – This is their collection of free HD stock footage.
Coverr – Free videos for your homepage (and more).
Cute Stock Footage – free footage, vfx, overlays, light leaks, backgrounds, textures, sfx.
Distill – nice collection of Creative Commons licensed stock video.
Footage Crate – Free video FX. Lower thirds, hands, explosions, dust, blood etc.
Life of Vids – Free videos, clips and loops.
Mazwai – Great collection of free stock video clips.
Mitch Martinez – Free 4k stock footage shot on RED cameras.
Mixkit – A curated gallery of high-quality videos and art, made by some of the world’s most talented creators, with all content licensed for free.
Motion Elements – Free stock video and After Effects templates.
Motion Places – A curated collection of beautiful footage you can use for your projects. Download HD clips for free but requires attribution.
Movietools – Free video loops, lower thirds, virtual studios, motion objects. Freebies not HD quality but you can buy HD if you wish.
Orange HD – Offers a lot of full HD footage and video material for free. No hidden costs or need to sign up. Download is completely free.
Pexels Video – Completely free stock video.
Videezy – Free HD stock footage and 4k videos.
Videvo – Completely free HD stock footage and motion graphics for any project.
Vidsplay – Free HD stock footage
Vimeo Free HD Stock Footage – Vimeo group sharing free HD video clips.
X Stock Video – Not free video but very low cost.

Audionautix – Music created by Jason Shaw. Released under CC 3.0 license. Free to use as long as you attribute to the site.
Bensound – Royalty free music under CC license or can buy other licenses.
Converse Rubber Tracks Sample Library – A growing collection of audio samples recorded at Converse Rubber Tracks studios. Free to use royalty free samples.
Flashkit Loops – Royalty free loops for your Flash projects.
Flashkit SoundFX – Royalty free sound effects for your Flash projects.
Free Music Archive
Free Sound – Free sounds and music. Browse by tag. Most seem to be CC licensed but do check. – Free beats, breaks, loops and instrumentals to download.
Incompetech – Royalty free music under a CC 3.0 license.
Jalamato – Free sound effects downloads.
Josh Woodward – Songs for people who like things. Free to use under CC 4.0.
Mixkit – Free stock music tracks with no need for attribution.
Looperman – Royalty free loops, samples, and sounds.
Purple Planet Music – Free download collection for your projects. Attribution or license purchase required.
Sound Bible – Free and royalty free sound effects and clips.
Soundcloud – Search for Creative Commons licensed music to download.
SoundGator – Free sound effects.
Sounds Crate – Royalty free music and sounds. Free registration allows 5 daily downloads.
Technoaxe – Royalty free music under a CC 4.0 license.
Twin Musicom – CC 4.0 licensed music.
Youtube Audio Library – Free music and sound effects for your projects.