GRAPHICS AND OTHER MEDIA - Free to DownloadHere, you will find free, copyright friendly, pre-made animations, clip art, fonts, photos, sound effects, music and more for your projects.

To make your online work look more professional and creative, also see DESIGN TOOLS for resources to help you create your own digital images, graphics and other media.


A collection of websites, including the popular Creative Commons,
that contain FREE clipart, animations, sounds, even avatars can be found at this wiki.

TheFreeSite.com reviews the Web's top free graphics and clipart resources.
Infotopia.info also has a good resource page on image finders including 15 Sites for Finding Images and Clip Art for Education.
Wikimedia Commons is a media file repository making available public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips) to everyone.

Animations-

(for tools to make your own animations, see Animations on the PROJECT FORMAT IDEAS page)
  • Get FREE Online Animations to download at Animation Library.
  • Animation Station - many categories, but only a few images in each category; unusual animated gifs not found elsewhere.

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CLIPART AND ICONS:

One site to try first is the Clip Art Searcher connects you to many search engines to help find clipart.
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Cool Fonts:

You can have so much free fun with fonts. So, move beyond the ho-hum, standard fonts offered by your word processing and presentation tools. For more options, or to create your own text, see the DESIGN TOOLS page.)
  • A great site for Fonts is 1001 Fonts.
  • Dafont.com You can download your favorites of the many fonts offered or quickly generate an image of your text, adjusting for size.
  • Fontspaceoffers its wide variety of font selections through a word cloud. Adjust the slider for size and choose font color.
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MUSIC

For a list of sites that allow free music downloads, go to What's the Best Site for Music Downloads?
  • FreePlay Music is a great site to download all kinds of sounds as well as music for your own presentations. Free use for all students if it is for a specific school project--not for an extracurricular.
  • Music Archives has free music downloads (but no sounds)

SOUND EFFECTS

STOCK PHOTOS

(for Photo Editing tools see the "Open Source Software" page and look at Photo Editors; also see Image, Video and Drawing Tools on Web 2.0 Tools page or Making Movies/Videos on Project Format Ideas page)
  • Flickr-which has pictures that you may use in your projects.
    • FlickrStorm- allows you to find many photos online with Creative Commons licenses.
    • For a tutorial on how to PROPERLY access and use clipart and photos online, be sure to check out this wiki video. You will learn how to correctly use Flickr to access copyright accessible photos.
  • FreeFoto Clipart
  • Free Photo Bank - Easy way to find creative common images.
  • Photos for Class - access safe images that are available to be used in the classroom and for educational purposes.
  • Pics4Learning a safe, free image library for education. Teachers and students can use the copyright-friendly photos & images for classrooms, multimedia projects, websites, videos, portfolios, or any projects in an educational setting.
  • Veezzle - Wonderful free stock photo search engine.

TEMPLATES

Open Source Template - Website templates

VIDEO CLIPS - (See Videos Online- FREE page)