Source Media

I decided to put together a reference post for when you’re looking for stock photos, clipart, audio, music, or video. I will update this post as I am made aware of new sources.


Getty Images seems to me to be the big player in stock images consuming some of the other providers such as Corbis, iStock, and FreeImages. Even in a few of the free services, you’ll see some iStock results that you can pay for if you want to.

Name Free/Pay Notes
Bing Images Free Be careful for image licenses
Google Images Free Be careful for image licenses
Pexels Free My personal favorite
morgueFile Free
Free Foto Free
Pixabay Free
FreeImages Free A subsidiary of Getty
iStock Pay A subsidiary of Getty
Getty Images Pay
Unsplash Free
Pexels Free
Negative Space Free
Gratisography Free
Science Stock Photos Free
Stock Photo Secrets Pay


Name Free/Pay Notes
OpenClipart Free
The Noun Project Free
IconFinder Free/Pay
Icons 8 Free
SyncFusion Metro Studio Free Requires registration
Open Game Art Free
2D Game Art for Programmers Free
Modern UI Icons Free
Kenney Free Game art
Freepik Free/Pay
flaticon Free/Pay
vecteezy Free/Pay


Name Free/Pay Notes Free
Incompetech Free
freeSFX Free
Shockwave Sound Pay
ccMixter Free


Name Free/Pay Notes
iStockVideo Pay
Pond 5 Pay


Name Free/Pay Notes
Font Awesome Free
1001 Free Fonts Free
Google Fonts Free
We Love Icon Fonts Free
BlamBot Pay Pay


Name Free/Pay Notes
SlideShare Pay
Template Monster Pay


Name Free/Pay Notes
dfWiki Free
Windows Marketplace Icon Maker Free
Canva Colors Free
Adobe Color Free