Dirk Metzmacher January 20th, 2017

High-Quality Stock Videos: 20 Free (or Almost Free) Sites to Download

Over the last years the quality of online stock footage has increased dramatically. A creative video intro or looping video background on the front page is perfect to draw attention. You can use stock footage in your personal (and most of it in your commercial) projects. We’ve rounded up 20 of the best free stock video websites! Enjoy!


Pexels Videos offers completely free videos. All videos are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero license. © Pexels


Videvo offers completely free stock video footage and motion graphics for use in any project. It`s one of the largest online resource dedicated to free HD stock footage. © videvo

Motion Elements

MotionElements is a microstock marketplace for video makers. It offers everything from stock videos, music, 3D models, After Effects and Apple Motion templates. © Motion Elements

Partners In Rhyme

This is a great source for free Video Background Loops. Just download and use the video clips. © Partners In Rhyme


Videezy is the place to share your Free HD Stock Videos, b-roll, backgrounds, and other cool free video footage. © Videezy


All the footage in web resolution (960x540) is free to download and free to use in a 'Free to view video project' (promotional, educational, client, youtube without ads). © XStockVideo

Free HD Footage

Free-HD-Footage offers some most unique HD Footage, and proudly sharing that footage with all of us. © Free HD Footage


Pond5 focuses on content for those who need footage, sound effects, images, and after effects for their projects. © Pond5


IgniteMotion.com is a high-quality resource for digital downloads of high-definition videos for use by all. © IgniteMotion


Some free stock video clips for use in commercials, documentaries, and feature films, and license stock photography for use in your designs and creative work. © Dissolve

Bottle Video

One of the largest free stock footage and lowest priced royalty free HD stock footage libraries. © Bottle Video


Typito is an online video design and editing tool with an integrated video library for high-quality free stock videos. You can access a whole collection of HD Footage and any stock video you choose gets directly added to current your video editing project.


Distill delivers 10 free HD Videos every 10 days. Free For Your Personal and Commercial Use! © Distill

Life of Vids

Free royalty-free Videos, Clips and looping footage without copyright restrictions. © Life of Vids


coverr is a cooperation between the CodersClan and Veed.Me teams. A growing library of free videos video intros or looping video backgrounds. © coverr


All Vidsplay footage is completely free. The database is updated on weekly basis. © vidsplay

Footage Crate

Footage Crate offers free and royalty-free video resources in many genres. Take a look at the FX category. © Footage Crate

Cute Stock Footage

Cutestockfootage main idea is to deliver video, sound, and photo material for any creative enthusiast for free or for a small fee. © Cute Stock Footage

Beachfront B-Roll

High-quality free stock videos and animated backgrounds for any production purpose. © Beachfront B-Roll

Free Art

A selection of video clips to download without registration. Some great Video Backgrounds! © Free Art Featured image by Jakob Owens on Unsplash

Dirk Metzmacher

Dirk Metzmacher is a professional Photoshop trainer, book author and designed with over 10 years of experience. He is also a creative mind behind Photoshop Weblog, a blog about techniques, tutorials and resources related to Adobe Photoshop.

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