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How can I "vectorize" an image?

Create a scalable, high quality vector graphic from a non-vector image.

About the Image Detail Page

Learn all about the image detail page, where you can preview images, license them, [...]

How to Reduce the Size of a JPEG

Knowing how to reduce the size of a JPEG is important, especially when you’re [...]

Troubleshooting Downloading and Internet Connection Issues

Tips for solving common access and downloading issues.

Why can't I log in?

Here are some possible solutions if you're having trouble accessing your [...]

Shutterstock for iOS and Android

Shutterstock provides robust mobile for the two most common smartphone operating [...]

Where are the files I downloaded?

Try these tips if you cannot locate your download.

Shutterstock Editorial License

Access the latest Shutterstock editorial images.

Common Image File Formats

A guide to popular image file formats to help you find the perfect asset for your [...]

Can I use vector Images if I don't have a vector editor?

Vector illustrations can be edited and scaled to any size without loss of resolution [...]

How can I increase the size of an image?

Let's take a look at and how to do it - and how to minimize loss of quality.

How to Make Money with Stock Photography

Learn how to add passive income by becoming a stock photographer with this [...]

How to Crop a Picture

Cropping a picture helps to focus in on the main subject and remove distracting [...]

How to Add Fonts to Photoshop

Open up a new world of creativity by adding fonts to Photoshop thanks to this [...]

How to Make a Picture High Resolution

Learning how to make a picture high resolution is a valuable skill when working on [...]

Available Image Sizes

Shutterstock images are available in different sizes so you can choose the one that [...]

How to Draw Straight Lines in Photoshop

There are Many Ways to Draw Straight Lines in Photoshop!

Editing EPS vector Images

Here are some tips and tricks that can help with editing vector files:

How To Remove White Background in Illustrator

Learn to remove white background in illustrator.

How to Export After Effects to MP4

Learn how to export After Effects to MP4!

What's a Vector/EPS file?

Vectors are digital illustrations made up of points and paths that allow deep [...]

How to License Content for a Team

Learn how to ensure your whole team has access to content and is legally protected.

How to Change Canvas Size in Illustrator?

Changing Illustrator's canvas size is easy!

How do I change the resolution of an image?

Changing the resolution of an image is a simple task.

How to Make Background Transparent in Photoshop

Learn how to make background transparent in Photoshop!

How to Fade an Image in Photoshop

This step-by-step guide will walk you through an easy to apply system to blend your [...]

How to Edit Pictures

There’s no set path for learning how to edit pictures. At Shutterstock, we recommend [...]

How to Remove Echo in Adobe Audition

Learn how to remove echo in Adobe Audition!

Can I edit the text in Shutterstock's vector files?

The text in our vector files is flattened; to manipulate it you'll need to remove [...]

How to Blur Part of a Video

Use this comprehensive step-by-step guide to obscure personal information, blur a [...]

How to Compress a Video for Email

Learning how to compress a video for email is a useful skill when sharing home [...]

How to Change Background Color in Photoshop

Learn how to change background color in Photoshop!

What Is the Best Image Format for Printing?

Are you unsure what is the best image format for printing? Follow this Shutterstock [...]

How to Add Text to a Picture

Learn how to add text to a picture. Create your own posters, postcards, Internet [...]

How to Remove a Background in Photoshop

If you’re looking to place your subject in an entirely new scene, this is a critical [...]

How to Install Brushes in Photoshop

Learning how to install brushes in Photoshop is easy - just download the files & add [...]

How can I change background colors in Illustrator?

Learn about manipulating background colors using Illustrator.

How to Cite a Photo

Learn how to cite photos using MLA, APA, and CMS styles.

How to Curve Text in Illustrator

Curving text in Illustrator isn't as hard as you might think!

How to Change Background Color in InDesign

Learn how to change background color in InDesign!

How to Change Text Color in Photoshop

Make you digital image a compelling one with this comprehensive guide on how to [...]

How to Make a Dotted Line in Illustrator

Learn how to draw a dotted line using Illustrator.

How to Install Shockwave

Learn how to install Shockwave player here.

How to Make a Transparent Gradient in Photoshop

How to Make a Transparent Gradient in Adobe Photoshop!

How to Curve Text in Photoshop

Learning how to curve text in Photoshop can make you a more adaptable designer. See [...]

How to Update Shockwave

Learn how to update Shockwave player.

How to Crop Videos in Premiere Pro

Learn how to crop videos with Premiere Pro.

How to Resize a Layer in Photoshop

Learn how to utilize Adobe Photoshop to create & resize new layers. Use this [...]

How to Update Adobe AIR

Learn how to update Adobe AIR!

Resolving Error Compiling Video Project in Premiere Pro

Nothing is more frustrating than running into a roadblock when editing a project. [...]

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