Need some images, cool video backgrounds for your blog, website, channel, project or maybe business and you are blindly downloading and using content from Google search without checking copyright status? Well don’t do that and we will tell you why.

What is Copyright?

According to Wikipedia: “Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution. This is usually only for a limited time.

Copyrighted contents are made available for sharing with creative commons licenses.

Types of Creative Commons Licenses

CC: Creative Commons

BY: Attribution to the original work is required

SA: Share Alike

ND: No Derivative

NC: No Commercial

*If the Creative Commons license type is NC, you cannot use it for Commercial purposes.

What if you don’t abide by?

Your website, channel may be taken down and you can be sued by the respected copyright owners. So, from now on make sure to check the license of any work before using it in your creativity.

Now The Real Content!

Below are the internet’s top most websites which provide free high quality copyright free mages, videos, contents under creative commons licenses. Great applause to the generous photographers who love to share their work for free!

Images

Free Image Apps Explored

These websites provides images under CC0 (Creative Commons 0) license. Which means that you can edit, modify, use them even for commercial works without giving any credit. Out of these Unsplash and Pexels are my top favourites.

Videos

Video by Mitch Martinez via Fancy Footage Club

Musics

NCS is a great resource for quality tracks by well known artists. Most of the NCS musics are free for personal uses with attribution as mentioned in video description.

Articles

Yes you heard it right. You can even get blog articles for free!

N.B. For business purposes, we highly recommend buying a stock license as it will help you create unique brand identity.

Many people asked us how we used Alan Walker’s song The Spectre in our previous video (check below). Actually Alan made this song copyright free as a return gift to his fans. So cheer up guys!

P.S. I have 5 licenses of stock photos in Crazy Stock. Do contact if you are interested in buying.

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