Last Updated on 20/08/2021 by Krishna
In this article, I would take a look at our top picks when it comes to the best stock video websites for royalty-free stock footage/videos. Not only footage, these websites also provide stock images and music too. If you are looking for stock footage for your business, YouTube, or movies, then you will find footage of your work on these websites. Which you can edit and use according to your need. These videos are copyright-free. The things that are available for free are not always free, some obligations on them always come in the future. So you should check their creative commons license to make sure it is zero (CC-0). Before downloading, you have to take a look at the CC license of that video.
Pexels is the best website for royalty-free videos in this category which gives you stock videos for free. You do not need to sign up to download videos here. From here you can download videos from here and use them in both commercial or non-commercial places. You can also download copyright-free photos along with videos from here. Edit it however you want and do it. You do not need to give any credit to do this. Before editing, you must read their license term that in which way you can edit or not.
Pixabay also provides royalty-free stock videos like the Pixels website. You can also download videos for free from here. They can be used for both commercial and non-commercial purposes. But you have to take care that the use of videos is not offensive, no one’s character should be misjudged and there is no misleading. They also provide photos, music, illustrator, and vectors along with videos in a large variety of categories. You can also contribute by joining yourself by sharing your photos and videos publicly. Before editing, you must read their license term that in which way you can edit or not.
MixKit is a totally free website, you don’t need to sign up here. From here you can download videos to the full extent and do them for your project. You can explore here, videos are available in many categories. No credit is required, neither is there a watermark.
You must read their license term that what they are giving you the freedom to edit and use.
Coverr is a completely free website to download royalty-free videos. You can use these videos in your YouTube, commercial business aids, non-commercial work. It does not ask you for credit and neither do you need to take permission from the creators.
The Videvo website provides you both free and premium videos. Shows you the license terms while downloading free videos. Some videos are royalty-free, some videos require you to give credit.
But if you are a premium subscriber then you don’t need to give credit.
They have three premium plans with download limits every month.
- The first plan is Videvo Lite which is $4.99 per month. In this you get only 5 premium downloads.
- The second plan is Videvo Plus which is $14.99 per month. In this you get only 25 premium downloads.
- The third plan is Videvo Pro which is $24.99 per month. In this you only get 50 premium downloads.
Videezy is a very big platform where free stock videos are available as well as pro videos. You can use free videos both personally or commercially. But you will need to give credit. If you join Pro, it will give you credit, using which you will be able to download Pro videos. You can read their license term. If you are using a free plan then how to use them. Or if you have downloaded premium, then how can you edit and use them.
The three plans with their Pro are something like this.
- The first plan is $19 with only one credit available. That is, you will be able to download only one video.
- The second plan will cost you $39, in which you get 5 credits. That is, you can download 5 videos.
- The third plan is $49 with 10 credits. That means you will be able to download full 10 videos.
7. Life of Vids
This website is different from all those websites for royalty-free videos. Life of Vids is completely free, no attribution is required. No need for both commercial or non-commercial use. There is no watermark when downloading videos. You can support them by donating beer. You cannot use more than 10 of their videos on one website. Because they have put 10 distribution limit. So that no one uploads their entire collection on their website.
Mazwai website also provides free video content. By downloading you can use it in your educational, commercial, and non-commercial projects. From here you can download HD or Full HD videos. All these videos are handpicked by their own team so that you can get Stunning Footage. It is necessary to give credit to the author of the videos downloaded from here. Only then you can use their videos in your project.
The Vidsplay website provides total free stock footage. Which you can download and use for free in your commercial or non-commercial projects. In this also you need to give credit to the source. Their license also says that if you edit the downloaded videos from their website and make them unique. Then you don’t need to give credit to the author.
10. Free Nature Stock
If you love nature or you are fond of nature then this website is for you. Free Nature Stock website only provides royalty-free footage of Nature’s stock. That is, you will get the largest collection of nature videos here. This feature makes this website different from all other websites for royalty-free videos. This website is designed by Adrian Pelletier and himself captures and provides all the content. They only ask for donations from you as thanks, which is not compulsory.
If you are willing to know about copyright-free images. You can check out our blog related to this topic. Read this article as it contains useful information which really helps you.