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Purchase with Confidence: Introducing Extended Licenses


When you purchase media for your projects, there are a lot of things to consider: style, quality, compatibility, adaptability — the list goes on. One thing you shouldn’t have to worry about is legality. That’s why Pond5’s license has always had you covered, and today, we’re taking things even further with the introduction of our new extended licenses.

With a new Enhanced or Premium License, you can enjoy even higher levels of protection, more flexibility, and greater merchandising options for any commercial video, photo, illustration, After Effects templates, or 3D files you purchase from Pond5.


In addition to these new licenses, Pond5 now offers the highest default coverage in the industry. Our standard License (which comes free of charge with the purchase of any Pond5 asset) covers up to $15K of indemnification per video clip, photo, illustration, AE or 3D file. Any file purchased with an Enhanced License is indemnified for up to $250K, and our Premium license indemnifies usage for up to $1M. You’re always protected, no matter how many files you license.


Give everyone on your team the access they need by choosing the new license that’s right for you. Each of our licenses offers a different number of seats — a single seat with our Standard License, ten seats with our Enhanced License, and unlimited seats with our Premium License.

Creative Team Working Together
Creative Team Working Together by WavebreakMedia_Micro


All of the licenses permit merchandising. Depending on how you want to use the media you buy, there’s a license perfect for you.

Brochure And Magazine Stitching Process
Brochure and Magazine Stitching Process by zefart

Standard – 500,000, printed use only
Enhanced – Unlimited printed use, print resale, and digital resale
Premium – Unlimited printed use, print resale, and digital resale

Simple Selection

Once you find a file you like, just select the license best suited to your needs from the dropdown menu before adding the clip to your cart.

License Options Dropdown

Want to learn more about our new Extended Licenses? Get the full details and FAQ here.