Free images for personal and commercial purposes, even without asking for permission or giving credit to the author.

Pixnio website is a repository for free photos. We encourage visitors to download and use images as well to upload and share their own images.

Downloading and using images

Uploading images


  • Anyone who like to take photographs, create illustrations & graphics, can upload and share their work on this website.
  • You can use our website to promote your work/portfolio for free. We will be glad to promote your images for free among our huge community.
  • By uploading your photos, you agree that they will be published under Pixnio free license, safe license which is great for both authors and users, it allows anyone to use images for free, for fair use in private or commercial purposes.

Upload your imagesPhoto submission guidelines

Technical stuff

  • Sky is the limit. You can upload photos/illustrations in 100+ MP (megapixels) resolution. Please upload images with at least 8MP resolution. Of course, if you have smaller image, which is great, you can submit that photo too.
  • We accept images in JPEG and PNG formats only.
  • You have probably heard about EXIF / IPTC and other image metadata. Please keep EXIF info if you wish to be shown with image, it can be useful to provide more info about image and we make use of it. Our system will automatically show some EXIF informations under photo, such as camera maker, ISO, shutter speed, exposure time, GPS location where image is taken (if any), and any other useful image metadata.
  • Our smart system will automatically optimize (on the fly) uploaded images, but still, please do not upload photos bigger than 35MB per file.
  • Using our simple and fast upload form you can bulk attach and upload up to 100 photos at ones. If you have more images, no problem, you can upload as much images as you wish, no limits, just open upload page in another tab.
  • We accept images in any aspect ratio and size: landscape, portrait, square, cropped photos.

We reserve the right to check images before publishing to see if they are suitable for distribution. We do not accept any offending, immoral or adult images. We will not accept any image that may be in collision with any trademarks or any property rights. Also we reserve the right to edit image file name, title, description, add or remove tags associated with the image.
You accept that we can not be responsible for the misuse or abuse of any image that is downloaded from our site by anyone.
Also we reserve right to remove any images if they do not meet our standards, at any time, even without prior notice, also we reserve rights to delete user who upload offending images.

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