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Use a Credit Pack for your project and get up to 20% more in free credits to spend on Pond5 media. Pre-paid credits work just like cash and fit any budget starting at $250.

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Open the door to our lowest prices and all the content you’ll ever need.

*Pay yearly for up to 50% off + 10% sitewide discount.
Automatically receive 10% off all media outside your subscription or purchases beyond your monthly download allowance.

Music

$25/mo

$2.50/per item

Access the world’s largest royalty-free stock music library. Safe for YouTube, eligible for monetization, and growing larger every day.

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10 Downloads/Month. Choose from:

  • All 1.5M music tracks

Music & SFX

$30/mo

$3/per item

Expand your access to get everything in our music subscription AND the world’s largest collection of royalty-free sound effects.

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10 Downloads/Month. Choose from:

  • All 1.5M music tracks
  • All 1.7M sound effects

Footage Plus

$199/mo

$19.90/per item

Unlock our all-in-one solution for projects that demand an extensive variety of video plus a complete mix of multimedia assets.

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10 Downloads/Month. Choose from:

  • Selection of 4.2M HD & 4K videos
  • All 1.5M music tracks
  • All 1.7M sound effects
  • Selection of over 12M images, 3D models, and AE templates

Custom

Want something else? We will help you design the perfect plan to match your specific media needs, budget, volume, and usage.

Flexibility at your fingertips

  • Any number of downloads
  • Any media type
  • More seats and indemnification
  • Advanced team features
  • Dedicated account management

Music

$150/yr

$1.25/per item

Access the world’s largest royalty-free stock music library. Safe for YouTube, eligible for monetization, and growing larger every day.

Buy Now

10 Downloads/Month. Choose from:

  • All 1.5M music tracks

Music & SFX

$180/yr

$1.50/per item

Expand your access to get everything in our music subscription AND the world’s largest collection of royalty-free sound effects.

Buy Now

10 Downloads/Month. Choose from:

  • All 1.5M music tracks
  • All 1.7M sound effects

Footage Plus

$999/yr

$8.32/per item

Unlock our all-in-one solution for projects that demand an extensive variety of video plus a complete mix of multimedia assets.

Buy Now

10 Downloads/Month. Choose from:

  • Selection of 4.2M HD & 4K videos
  • All 1.5M music tracks
  • All 1.7M sound effects
  • Selection of over 12M images, 3D models, and AE templates

Custom

Want something else? We will help you design the perfect plan to match your specific media needs, budget, volume, and usage.

Flexibility at your fingertips

  • Any number of downloads
  • Any media type
  • More seats and indemnification
  • Advanced team features
  • Dedicated account management

All subscriptions include

  • License to use anywhere
    Safe to use for personal or business projects, worldwide, forever, across an unlimited number of projects.
  • Remaining download rollover
    Unused downloads are not lost! We’ll roll over up to 20 downloads on Music or Music & SFX subscriptions and up to 120 downloads on the Footage Plus subscription.
  • New assets added daily
    Our global community of artists continually adds fresh, new content, growing our selection of all media types every day.
  • Easy cancellation
    Freedom to modify or discontinue your subscription any time from your user dashboard, effective at the end of your current plan.

We’ve got you covered.

Focus on your project, and we’ll handle the rest. Our license is simple, comprehensive, and included in your purchase. Have questions? Contact us or see our Content License Agreement.
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Film & TV
Commercials
Online Ads
Websites
Podcasts
Weddings
Games
Marketing
Non-Profits
Email
Blogs
Presentations

Custom Solutions

Welcome Pond5 as an extension of your team. Enjoy personalized account management, research assistance, unwatermarked comps, and advanced features that save time, facilitate collaboration, and provide peace of mind.

Contact our Creative Partners at +1 (855) 410-6789 or sales@pond5.com.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Pond5 cost?

On Pond5, you have the choice to pay per item, purchase a prepaid credit pack, or pick a subscription. Prices are set by our contributing artists and vary by media type. Video clips start at $25 and music tracks start at $5. Find more information about pricing for each media type on our Help Center.

What payment options do you accept?

Pond5 accepts PayPal and most major credit or debit cards from around the world. If you are consistently licensing a regular media volume, speak to a Creative Partner about applying for an Invoicing Account.

What Is Your Refund Policy?

If you’re not 100% satisfied, simply request a refund within 24 hours of purchase.

What License is Included with my Purchase?

All media types on Pond5 include our industry-leading Individual License. This license is royalty-free and can be used for personal or business projects with worldwide distribution. You can use any of your licensed media forever, across an unlimited number of projects.

For more information, view our Content License Agreement. If you have any questions about licensing, contact our Customer Support team at support@pond5.com.

How is the Price Determined for Each Item?

Pond5 is a marketplace. Our artists have the freedom to set prices for their media and earn industry-leading commissions on all sales. We are proud to provide a platform where creativity can flourish and contributors can make a sustainable living licensing their work to buyers worldwide.

What is the Best Price Guarantee?

If you find a better price elsewhere, Pond5 will match it. The competitor’s item must be identical in length, format, and other technical specs. Before or within 30 days of purchase, share a link to the lower-priced asset you would like us to price match at support@pond5.com or call +1 (855) 410-6789. See our Help Center for more information about our Best Price Guarantee.

What’s the difference between Credit Packs and Subscriptions?

Credit packs work just like cash. When you purchase a $250 pack, you get a $25 bonus. The more you spend, the bigger the bonus! You can use your credits for any media on Pond5. See our Credit Packs Page for more information.

Subscriptions unlock our lowest prices and give you ten downloads per month from the media included in your subscription plan. You’ll also automatically receive 10% off all media outside your subscription or purchases beyond your monthly download allowance if you choose to pay yearly.

Subscription options are available for music, music and sound effects, and footage. See our Subscriptions Page for more information.

Does Pond5 offer discounts?

New buyers can use code HELLO20 at checkout for 20% off of their first order ($50 max discount).

Creators who subscribe to a yearly subscription automatically receive 10% off all media outside the subscription or purchases beyond the monthly download allowance.

Our emails occasionally offer special promotions and discounts. Create an account to receive them directly in your inbox. Visit our Help Center for more information about discounts at Pond5.

Does Pond5 have free content?

Yes! Pond5’s Free Collection is home to more than 3,000 complimentary HD & 4K video clips, images, and music tracks, yours to use in personal or business projects. With our Public Domain Project, you also have access to thousands of free historic media files.

Looking for fresh free content? We reveal a new Free Clip of the Week every Monday, which is free for one week only. Create an account to receive it in your inbox.

More questions?

Visit the Help Center or send us an email.
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