Unlike with the photos or illustrations, there are not that many websites where you can find quality videos, licensed under public domain or Creative Commons Zero license, free for commercial use.

You can find free videos all over the internet, but they are usually licensed under CC3 or CC-By licenses, require attribution or imposing other limitations. CC0 video websites are rare.

If you need free photos for commercial use, check this out: 7 websites to get free images for commercial use. And if you need free vectors and illustrations for commercial use, check this out: 7 websites to get free vectors and illustrations for commercial use. To find free music and audio files for commercial use, check this out: 5 websites to get free music and sounds for commercial use.

CC0 is the only Creative Commons license compatible with GPL license. So, here are 5 websites with high-quality videos, all under Public Domain or CC0 license, and free for commercial use, with no attribution required.

Pexels Videos

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Pexels is a great source of quality video clips under CC0 license. The website is similar to their main photography oriented website, and each video includes detailed video information including length, resolution, aspect ratio, frame rate and size. It features videos in 4K, but the majority is in HD (1920x1080).

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Pixabay

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Great collection of videos in ever-expanding offerings from the Pixabay.

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Pond5 - The Public Domain Project

Pond5 - The Public Domain Project - Website Screenshot

Pond5 is a huge website that offers both free and commercial resources. But, in this case, we are looking at the Public Domain Project featuring thousands of historic videos with up to 4K resolution.

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Coverr

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Coverr is another curated website with high-quality videos, adding new videos each week. Videos and free for commercial use, and you can preview them as the header cover video.

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Vimeo Free HD Group

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This is a group on Vimeo curated by Phile Fried with a long list of CC0 licensed videos on Vimeo. You can download each video in various resolution up to 1080p, with the option to download source video too in the highest bitrate.

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Use comments to let me know if you have some other CC0 videos websites to recommend.

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1 Comment

  1. Sibyl says:

    This was spot on. Saved me a lot of time and energy. Thank you so very much.
    Sibyl

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