40 Websites To Find Free Video Backgrounds

Video backgrounds are growing in popularity, and deservedly so. A couple of years ago, it would be hard to find a place where you could download free video backgrounds, but demand has also given rise to supply. We’ve tried to include as many sites as possible, but we are sure we have missed a few. If you know of any that should be on this list, please feel free to let us know. For now, enjoy this list, and we hope you find some amazing videos to use on your projects.

1. Vidlery

free background videos 1

Vidlery offers free animated video backgrounds for your homepage. No signups. No cost. No copyright. Download your favorite video and you are all set.





2. Mazwai 

free video background 3At Mozwai you can download free creative commons HD video clips & footages.





3. Pond5

free video background 4Pond5 boasts 6+ million royalty-free video clips (more added daily!) available for immediate download.





4. Flickr Creative Commons 

free video background 5Here you can find a collection of videos that are available for commercial use. As of now, it shows around 304,000+ videos for you to use for free.





5. Vimeo – Free HD Stock Footage

free background video 6Vimeo group started by Phil Fried. All videos are free to use in your production.





6. Coverr

free video background 2Coverr provides you with some of the most beautiful homepage backgrounds for your homepage.





7. Pexels Videos 

free background videos 7Pexels Videos makes it easy to find free stock footage for your website, promo video or anything else. All videos are free for personal and commercial use.





8. Vidsplay 

free background videos 8Download free stock footage HD video in high definition 720p and 1080p. Completely free no cost video footage.





9. OrangeHD 

free background videos 9orangeHD offers a lot of full HD footage and video material for free. There are no hidden costs or need to sign-up. Download is completely free.





10. Life of Vids

free background videos 10High resolution free videos for personal & commercial uses. New videos added weekly.





11. Cute Stock Footage 

free video backgrounds 11Cute Stock Footage offers free video, audio and photos. All content is completely free and ready for use in your projects.





12. Videvo 

free video backgrounds 12Download free stock footage and HD video clips; Videvo has a large archive of HD & 4K video clips, motion graphics and stock footage. Royalty-Free licensing.





13. Videezy 

free video backgrounds 13Videezy is a community of Videographers who download and share free HD stock video!





14. Footage Crate

free video backgrounds 14Footage Crate allows you to download free video effects and templates – HD & pre-keyed.





15. XStockvideo

free video backgrounds 15Download free quality HD stock footage and stock video. Hundreds of free stock footage clips.





16. Fancy Footage Club

free video backgrounds 16Although Fancy Footage Club has closed, they have provided a link to a dropbox folder on their site where you can find plenty of free videos.





17. Distill 

free video backgrounds 17Curated HD stock video footage free for your personal and commercial use. 10 new videos every 10 days. Videos are licensed under the Creative Commons.





18. Stock Footage For Free 

free video backgrounds 18Stock Footage for Free touts themselves as the headquarters for professional quality stock footage and video. Their footage comes with royalty free license.





19. NASA 

free video backgrounds 19Videos hosted by NASA are available to download for personal and informational use.





20. Free HD Footage

free video backgrounds 20Free HD Footage offers  free hd clips and video footage!! Inclusive of 4k resolution, lens flare, backgrounds, urban clips and much more!





21. Splashbase 

free video backgrounds 21Splashbase is a search and discovery platform for free hi-res photos and videos.





22. B-Rollstock

free video backgrounds 22At B-Rollstock you can download b-rolls footage, b-rolls packages of HD, 4K video clips. Vast collection of stock video footage, royalty free video and royalty free stock footage.




23. Clip Canvas

free video backgrounds 23Download free stock footage and videos produced by Clip Canvas producers. You can instantly download any of these free videos.





24. Tanurix

free video backgrounds 24You can find a list of categories where you can download videos for free.All work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.





25. Motion Elements

free video backgrounds 25Choose from free stock video to free After Effects templates to free stock music. All their elements are royalty-free.





26. Beachfront B-Roll

free video backgrounds 26Free HD stock video footage, time lapse and animated backgrounds for personal and commercial use. The library is royalty free and free to download.





27. Movietools

free video backgrounds 27Movietools offers completely free animated 2D and 3D background animations, lower thirds and more.





28. Open Footage

free video backgrounds 28Open Footage is a footage blog for textures, timelapse footage, HDRI panoramas and alpha elements mostly under creative commons license free to download.





29. Open Beelden

free video backgrounds 29Open Images is an open media platform that offers online access to audiovisual archive material to stimulate creative reuse. Footage from audiovisual collections can be downloaded and remixed into new works.




30. Motion Background For Free

free video backgrounds 30Hundreds of free motion backgrounds that are made available to you at absolutely no cost.





31. Downloops 

free video backgrounds 31This site offers artistic royalty-free video loop backgrounds, some even for free. All video norms are supported.





32. Ignite Motion

free video backgrounds 32Download free motion backgrounds, free for commercial or personal use! All videos are High Definition.





33. Partners In Rhyme

free video backgrounds 34Find free stock footage and video loops.




34. Ignite HD

free video backgrounds 35Free Stock Footage that is free for both commercial or personal use.





35. Free Loops

free video backgrounds 36Download free video loops, vj loops and motion backgrounds.





36. Bottled Video

free video backgrounds 37Bottled Video offers free stock footage and commercially cleared royalty free HD stock footage.





37. HD Trainings

free video backgrounds 38HD Trainings provides free stock videos and footages that can be used in your own productions. Note: make sure to translate the site into your language.





38. Reddit – r/Footage

redditr/footage is a reddit category which is dedicated to finding stock or creative commons videos.




39. Reddit – r/Stockfootage

redditAnother reddit category dedicated to finding royalty free videos.




40. Archive.org

A collection of stock footage clips submitted by Internet Archive users. These clips are designed to be used in other videos. Most of the clips are in the public domain but just make sure to check before you download.



There you have it – the ultimate list of sites to find free video backgrounds and footage. If you think we have missed any, feel free to email us at info@animationsworld.com and we will make sure to add it to the list.

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