[Sticky] 10+ Best Free to Download Pictures Websites - Copyright Free Images Download Websites
Discover the best free images/photos sources and websites for copyright free to download pictures for websites, personal and commercial uses in this article.
List of free to download pictures (high-quality royalty free stock images) websites:
4. Life of Pix
One of the challenges I had creating the free download section of this website to serve our members was the reason for this post and would continue to take time to manually review the terms of each website as more members add to this list now or in future.
That's, why have decided to make it, top 10 list of free to download pictures/images/phots websites even though am starting out with far less than ten.
If you are used to this forum, that how we do start our largest list and with time other members contribute helpful sources to help each other and most times the list outgrow the large number we initially foresee.
It is very hard to crack task locating high-quality royalty-free stock images online without infringing any copyright laws and putting yourself in hot water of licenses mess.
To help out have also taken the time to not just manually check these websites but also read their License terms to be sure they are indeed free to use images.
Thus, take your time to read the descriptions and don't just jump to check any of the websites out as they have different licensing terms and some are tricky enough to get you into infringing those license laws unknown to you.
I also decided to link directly to their License pages instead of the home page so you can also read things yourself (also should in case their terms change after publishing this post, the license page will help you stay up to date).
Stay safe and let us explore together where can I download images for free
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Lifeofpix is also loaded with eye-catching free images for commercial and non-commercial use but with caution. So, read the summary section and their official licence page for full details.
Things could also get tricky, you simply can not download and use more than 10 images at a go on a single post, product or package without permission from Lifeofpix team.
Personal Use = YES
Commercial Use = YES (But differs from one image to another)
Account = YES (optional and free to open)
Print Images Offline on T-Shirts etc. = YES (But differs from one image to another)
Print Images Offline on Billboards, Magazines etc. = YES (But differs from one image to another)
Maximum Pictures per Single Use = Limited (You can download and use just 10 images at a go)
Alter and Resell Images as whole or part of another product = YES (But differs from one image to another)
Use Images As Part of Website Themes/Templates for Free = YES (But differs from one image to another)
Use Images As Part of Website Themes/Templates for Sale = YES (But differs from one image to another)
Freerangestock might not sound familiar but it sure has a lot of free to use images and great caution needed as well.
If I will advise you, then you need to stay clear of Freerangestock images and photos if you intend to use it offline or remodel and resell. They expressly stated it in their license that their images should not be printed on T-shirts and other objects offline.
Thus, you had better use them online STRICTLY or look for other better alternatives that give freedom to use their images on and offline without restrictions. Read the license via the link below.
Commercial Use = YES (But no printing on the mug, t-shirt etc.)
Account = YES (optional and free to open)
Print Images Offline on T-Shirts etc. = NO (But differs from one image to another)
Print Images Offline on Billboards, Magazines etc. = YES (But will prefer you avoid it so you don't infringe their copyright)
Maximum Pictures per Single Use = Unlimited (You can download and use more than 10 images at a go)
Alter and Resell Images as whole or part of another product = NO
Use Images As Part of Website Themes/Templates for Free = YES (But must nit be included in final download file)
Use Images As Part of Website Themes/Templates for Sale = YES (For online demo purpose as long as you do not include it in final download package - You are better off staying away from using their images in your theme altogether and check for alternatives to avoid copyright infringement)