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Free stock footage sites to download videos

Creating a stunning video might be time consuming and might be stressful, and that is why free stock videos are there for you.

We have listed a number of free websites that provide free video clips, free stock video, and free videos intros. Several of these sites offer you professional-grade templates and videos of high definition, and if you want 3D videos and animation, you can get it on some websites.


1. Videvo

Videvo was created in 2012 was created to provide resources for free video to use by video makers.

They are based in Oxford UK and is managed on a daily basis by uploading clips, regulating user uploads, adding Meta info, and giving support to users.

Videvo video are free HD videos. You can view the licence for each of video on the right hand side of video under the description. They have a page explaining their licencing at this address: https://www.videvo.net/blog/how-we-license-our-footage-on-videvo-net/


2. Pexels

Pexels is a database of free stock footage and currently on the site at the time of writing there is no categories on the homepage so we suggest using the search box for the item you are looking for. You can view the Pexels licences for their videos here: https://videos.pexels.com/video-license

Pexels also run pexels.com which is a free stock image website which, we feature on our post Free stock images.


3. Videezy

Videeze has a good selection of free HD Stock Videos, backgrounds , b-roll and other footage. You can use the search function on the site and also browse by ‘Newest’ & ‘Category’.

It is free to download and use the videos for your next project. You can view their license on the following web-link: https://support.videezy.com/hc/en-us/articles/115002135672-Videezy-Standard-License-Usage


4. Pixabay

Pixabay has a great collection of HD stock videos and there is no category function, therefore we suggest using the sites search function. Pixabay also offer free stock images, all at the time of writing this blog are under the creative commons Zero license. Therefore, you don’t need to get permission or give credit for the use of the material. You can view their license on the following web-link: https://pixabay.com/en/service/terms/#usage


5. Distill

Curated HD stock video footage is free for your personal and commercial use. They release 10 new videos every 10 days and videos are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero license.


6. Splashbase

Splashbase is a simple site that hires photo and videos and images are all free under CCO.


7. VidsPlay

Vidsplay is a simple site offering clip videos that are all free and add new videos on a weekly basis. The site has a category function to the right hand side which, will be useful to find that item you are looking for. Their terms of usage can be viewed here. https://www.vidsplay.com/terms.html


8. Life Of Vids

Life Of Vids is a collection of free stock videos, clips and loops, free for personal and commercial uses.
New videos are added on a weekly basis and there is no category function but would suggest using the search function to find what you are looking for. If you are looking for some drone videos then check out this site.

There are no copyright restrictions, but redistribution on other sites is limited to 10 videos. Also, if you would like to contribute to this site you can submit your photos & videos!


9. Motion Places

Most clips are travel, landscape, and nature themed, and the quality is really high. There aren’t any ads or affiliate links, and every clip is available for free download in HD.


10. Free HD Footage

Good simple site offering HD footage and the site has a number of categories to the left and had you can also search through the collection. You can view their license on the following web-link http://www.free-hd-footage.com/about-us-2/


Video backgrounds are a well-known in website design and apart from engaging guests, they bring something unique to the general look of the website. Additionally, it gives users a lasting impression of the website. We hope you found these sites useful and if there is a site that you use for videos you can email them over to us and will add them to the list.