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How do I download Images?

Learn how to begin downloading from Shutterstock’s vast image library.

Redownloading Videos

Previously purchased footage clips are free to redownload at any time.

How can I contribute my work to Shutterstock?

Shutterstock is always looking for new photographers, illustrators, and [...]

Can Shutterstock curate a Collection of images for me?

If you have a Premier account, image research and image Collection creation services [...]

Does royalty-free mean that Shutterstock content is free?

You can avoid paying royalties on images by purchasing the usage rights once.

How can I use Collections for images?

Even without a purchase, you can use Shutterstock to search for images, and [...]

What is Shutterstock?

Shutterstock is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed images, videos, [...]

Can I get comp Images or Clips?

Need to try out an Image or Clip in your project before making a purchase?

How can I share my image Collection with other people?

Shutterstock makes it easy to share image Collections.

How can I see more images from the same artist?

Shutterstock makes it easy to find more images from any artist you love.

Why is the content I wanted no longer available?

All of the content on Shutterstock is submitted by artists/contributors who own the [...]

Which Video size is right for my project?

4K has become the standard for digital television and is quickly becoming the [...]

What are the Music file formats, sample rates, and bit rates?

Shutterstock tracks are 16bit (44.1khz or 48khz) WAV files. Comps are 128kbps (44.1 [...]

Which license does the free image of the week come with?

Our free image and vector of the week come with our Standard License.

Music Formats and Compatibility

Shutterstock tracks are 16bit (44.1khz or 48khz) WAV files. Comps are 128kbps (44.1 [...]

How can I display the size of Images in inches or centimeters?

If you see image sizes on the site in inches and prefer centimeters (or vice versa) [...]

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