Free Stock Videos, Photos, and Music

Experience Pond5 for free through our collection of complimentary HD & 4K stock footage videos, photos, and music tracks to inspire your audience. Whether you're a filmmaker, musician, marketer, or student, you've got stories, and we'll help you tell them.


Download unique, beautiful, and high-quality stock footage organized by our most popular categories. These select videos are available for free and ready to use on your website, video production, or next social media post.

Free Clip of the Week

Looking for fresh free content? Find it right here every Monday when we reveal our Free Clip of the Week. This select footage is only free through Sunday - download it now or check back next week to see the next featured clip!

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Stock up on stunning photos to use, for free! Explore trending categories including nature, people, business, and travel to quickly discover the perfect royalty-free image for your next project.


Grab the perfect soundtrack to complement your project with a wide variety of free stock music choices spanning multiple moods and genres such as action, cinematic, acoustic, and jazz.

Public Domain Project

The Pond5 Public Domain collection contains thousands of free historic video files and music tracks in addition to over 63,000 copyright-free photos, all yours for the taking.

Free Public Domain

Frequently Asked Questions

Can free Pond5 content be used for commercial projects?

Yes, this content is available for advertising, promotional, merchandising, or other commercial uses. It can also be used on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and other social platforms. All we ask is that you credit the artists when using free content found on Pond5.

How do I give credit to the artist?

To credit free content in your finished project, simply place the attribution somewhere in the project and reference the asset with a hyperlink or text.
For your convenience, you can copy and paste the attribution information by clicking on Attribution Required Learn How directly on the product page of the item you want to use:
Item detail page
Or by copying the CREDIT ATTRIBUTION HTML or Text next to the appropriate content from the My Downloads page of your account.

What rights are included with this content?

This license is royalty-free and can be used for personal or business projects with worldwide distribution, forever. Each free asset in our collection includes our Individual license providing up to $15K of indemnification. To learn more, view the complete License Agreement.

Did the artist give Pond5 permission to distribute this content for free?

We only offer free clips from artists that have agreed to be a part of the Pond5 Free Collection and have verified each clip is genuine. If you find free content that you really like, you can view more work from the same artist by clicking on their name within the product page.