Purchase With Confidence

All Pond5 licenses are royalty-free and can be used for personal or business projects with worldwide distribution, forever.

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Highest Levels of Protection

Our Individual License offers industry-leading indemnification, while our Extended Licenses offer protection for larger productions.

Options for Collaboration

Are you part of a creative team? An independent freelancer? Our business and premium licenses offer a range of multi-user options to fit your licensing needs.

Global and Perpetual

From regional television to global movie releases, our video clips and other media can be used in your productions worldwide and without expiration.

Licensing Options

The licenses below can be used with all media types purchased on Pond5.*


Frequently used with sizzle reels, social media and similar projects


Frequently used with tv broadcasts, regional advertising and similar projects


Frequently used with feature films, national advertising and similar projects

Download Use

Download can be used by
1 individual on your team

Download can be used by
5 individuals on your team

Download can be used by
everyone on your team


Up to $15K

Up to $250K

Up to $1M

Item Price +$149
Item Price +$299

*Some editorial videos offer All Media or Digital License options which limit the use of the content to a single project and may put limits
on distribution rights. See here for more information or check out our full License Agreement to learn more about our licenses.

If you work with a team or business, from agency to enterprise, we can provide a customized plan for your licensing needs. Learn about Pond5 Enterprise here or give us a call for more info: +1 (855) 410-6789

Frequently Asked Questions:

Do these licenses apply to all media types on Pond5?

What rights are included with your Individual License?

What additional rights do the Extended Licenses provide?

Why would I need more indemnification?

What if I need to share my downloaded file with other team members?

What about commercial and editorial use? What does that mean and are the licenses different?

What other advanced features are included with your licenses?

I have more questions about licenses that aren’t answered here. What should I do?