Stock Video Sites

This is a list of sites where you can get some royalty free videos (some are completely free of charge) that you can put in your own videos, commercially or noncommercially.

Royalty-free stock video footage

  • X Stock Video

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    From clouds in the sky to fish in the ocean, X Stock Video provides HD stock video for free (mostly). They have many categories, including abstract, food, nature, and many more.

    Type: Abstract, animals, buildings, food, holidays, nature, people, tech, etc.

  • Stock Footage For Free

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    If stock footage is what you want and free is what you want to pay, try Stock Footage For Free.

    Type: Looping, nature, people, slow motion, time lapse, etc.

  • Pond 5

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Pond 5 is a nice resource for most royalty-free assets including video, music, sound effects, 3d models, images, and after effects assets. They've got quite the library, so worth a stop if you need something for your project!

    Type: Video, music, sound effects, 3d models, images, after effects

  • Blink Farm

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    While Blink Farm is primarily a youtube resource for sound effect, it also has some stock video that you can use.

    Type: Explosions, music, other video assets

  • Cutest Stock Footage

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Cutest Stock Footage has light leaks, old film effects, and much more. It's another huge library that you might find useful in your video project.

    Type: Light leaks, old film, film burn, overlays, particles, abstract, etc.

  • Shutter Stock

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Although Shutter Stock isn't free, it is a great resource if you're looking for quality b-roll.

    Type: Video, music, photos, vectors, etc.

  • Story & Heart

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Story & Heart provides high quality video of people doing random things, for a price.

    Type: People, b-roll

  • iStock

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    iStock isn't free, but it's another option available to search, similar to shutter stock.

    Type: Video, audio, photos, vectors, etc.

  • Videvo

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Videvo offers free stock footage and motion graphics.

    Type: B-roll, stock footage

  • Videoblocks

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Videoblocks is a membership site (not free) that offers what could otherwise be considered expensive footage for a subscription fee.

    Type: B-roll, stock footage

  • Mazwai

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Mazwai uses a nice and simple interface to show their free videos.

    Type: B-roll, people

  • Distill

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Distill will send you 10 free HD videos every 10 days for commercial or personal use for free.

    Type: B-roll, stock video

  • BRoll

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    BRoll has exactly what the name implied: b-roll!

    Type: B-roll, stock video

  • Life of Vids

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    This site has some videos that don't have any copyright restrictions, are uploaded weekly, and can be downloaded for free.

    Type: City, sky-line, landscape

  • Clip Canvas

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Some more (free) stock footage can be found on Clip Canvas.

    Type: City, sky-line, landscape, b-roll, stock video

  • Beachfront B-Roll

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Although the site isn't exactly ideal (it uses Google Blogger), it gets the job done and offers a great service of free stock footage clips. Browse their selection on Youtube to see what type of videos they have.

    Type: Nature, animals, b-roll

  • Videezy

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Videezy is a search engine for free royalty-free videos, but you can also browse around to see what stlye of videos they offer.

    Type: Nature, b-roll, stock video

  • Footage Freaks

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Footage Freaks have a good selection of stock footage, but they also have photos, sound effects, and other assets.

    Type: Stock video, animals, landscape, photos, sound effects

  • Motion Elements

    Royalty free video footage for commercial or noncommercial use

    Motion Elements offers some free stock footage on a weekly basis, so they might just have what you're looking for.

    Type: Stock video