How Do I Start Purchasing?

Welcome to Pond5. We’re here to power every stage of your creative process — from concept through to final edit.

Getting Started

Be sure to sign into your account. Need a free account? Find out how by checking out How do I sign up for Pond5?

Choose files from our vast and ever-growing library of over 4 million royalty-free video clips - plus music, sound effects, photos, and more. You have the option to purchase content a-la-cart or gain even more access with our membership program. Choose a plan that fits your budget with our membership options. Find out more at What Are Memberships?

You can add files to your cart, and proceed to checkout.  

Searching

To get started, just type your keywords in our search bar, hit the search icon or ENTER, and you’re on your way. Checkout How Do I Search For Media?

Media Information

When looking at the larger preview, by clicking on a clip’s thumbnail, you can see the specification details and additional information needed, before completing purchase. To find technical information, click More Info.

Pricing

The prices of our content are clearly displayed on each file. For more information, see How Does Pricing Work?

Payment Options

We accept major credit cards or Paypal. When you pay for your purchases, you can download your files immediately from your Downloads page. For help checking out, see How Do I Checkout?

Usage

All of our creative content comes with a comprehensive Content License Agreement  to protect you, your business, and your work. Find out more about usage from Is My Usage Covered By Your License Agreement?

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    Hi if a clip says no model release, editorial use only - can it be used for a corporate film for web?

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