This page is to list tips & tricks and sources about free to use and modify images / backgrounds / cartoons, etc for internal use to EvoluData (including client work)

We want the liberty to innovate. Ex.: one day, we could add a feature to Tiki that permits to fetch images, icons, etc. from such sources.

Ideal licenses

Use, Share, Adapt, and no need to attribute

Good sites ideal licenses

We can use, re-mix, without attribution

Acceptable licenses

Good sites with Acceptable licenses


Site with not fully Free/Libre/Open licenses

Bernard Research (to be merged)

Multi banks search engine

Librestockhttp://librestock.comCreative Commons Zero (CC0)35,000Easy to use, search in 34 major banks
CC Searchhttps://search.creativecommons.orgCreative Commons-Search in Flickr, Google Images, Open Clip Art Library, Pixabay
Compfight Creative Commons Image search engine with option to filter search results on commercial or creative common license types. Attribution required in most cases

Image bank

PixelBay Creative Commons CC0 + 520000 Several shutterstock sample found (?)
Flickr - CC section Creative Commons Zero (CC0)363,471
Google Image Not possible to search by licence, google use "usage" criteria (?)
EveryStockPhoto 29,368,214 Not possible to search by licence.
FreeUse "free image directory" few images found per search
FreeImages 387,907 Free pictures are not "that" great, look like a plateform to promote Istock (getty image) or others
Pexels Creative Commons Zero (CC0) Good collection searchable
Unsplash Creative Commons Zero (CC0) Images are aligned in collections and have some great images
Realistic Shots Creative Commons Zero (CC0) Not a very big collection but image quality and resolution is high, good for web & print. Images are grouped under different categorized
Stock Snap Creative Commons Zero (CC0) Good large collection of photographs
Kaboom pics Creative Commons Zero (CC0) Good collection of photos updated daily. Attribution is not compulsory
Startup Stock Photos Creative Commons Zero (CC0) Good collection of photos for startups and technology related business
4freephotos CC 3.0 Attribution Attribution required if used online
imcreator Creative Commons Zero (CC0) & CC 3.0 Attribution in some cases A good collection of images placed in different categories. All materials is free for commercial use, some images may require attribution
lockandstockphotos Creative Commons License ShareAlike 4.0 All the images you see on Lock & Stock Photos are the works of AJ Montpetit

Icons and Vector Graphics

Name url License Quantity Comment
Iconmonstr CC0 A handsome collection of 3000 icons. No attribution required
fontawesome CC0 Icons to embed in CSS - no attribution required
pixeden CC0 It has both paid and free icon sets. Attribution on Free usage is not compulsory
freepik CC 3.0 Attribution It has large collection of vectors, icons, psds, and images. Attribution is required when using materials for Free
icons8 CC 3.0 Attribution 27500 need attribution when using for free
All Free Download CC 3.0 Attribution All in one images, vectors, icons, fonts, psd materials
thenounproject CC 3.0 Attribution Attribution required
vecteezy CC 3.0 Attribution A very large collection of vectors, shapes, icons and more. Attribution required

Interesting stuff to be check