Legal Simplicity

All photos and videos on Pexels can be downloaded and used for free.

What is allowed?

We tried to keep the Pexels License as simple as possible. Keep reading to find out more.

All photos and videos on Pexels are free to use.
Attribution is not required. Giving credit to the photographer or Pexels is not necessary but always appreciated.
You can modify the photos and videos from Pexels. Be creative and edit them as you like.

Tell your story with imagery

Some of the use cases for which you can use photos and videos from Pexels.

On your website, blog or app

Use the photos and videos online – whether it’s a website, e-commerce shop, newsletter, e-book, presentation, blog or a template you sell.

Promote your product

Create unique ads, banners and marketing campaigns with photos from Pexels and promote your product.

Print marketing material

Use the photos for flyers, postcards, invitations, magazines, albums, books, CD covers and more.

Share them on social media

Grow your audience by posting authentic and engaging photos and videos on social media like Facebook, Instagram or YouTube.

What is not allowed?

Respect the hard work of our contributors and keep these restrictions in mind.

Identifiable people may not appear in a bad light or in a way that is offensive.
Don't sell unaltered copies of a photo or video, e.g. as a poster, print or on a physical product without modifying it first.
Don't imply endorsement of your product by people or brands on the imagery.
Don't redistribute or sell the photos and videos on other stock photo or wallpaper platforms.