Having utilized Depositphotos for several years, I’ve discovered that it’s a highly underrated stock photo platform offering competitive pricing. As mentioned in my review, it may not measure up to Shutterstock in aspects such as indemnity coverage, image selection, and pricing structure. However, it remains an exceptional resource for stock images, primarily due to its budget-friendly starting costs.
Image prices entail photos and vectors you get through subscriptions and on-demand packs.
Image subscription prices
Stock photo subscriptions typically offer various plans based on the number of monthly image downloads. These plans usually range from 10 to 750 downloads per month, with higher options being less common. Prices for most 10-download plans fall between $30 and $60 per month. Depositphotos stands out by offering 30 downloads per month at a similar price point, resulting in a lower cost per image.
Depositphotos provides four subscription options: 25 (30 when subscribed annually), 75, 150, and 750 images per month. Customers can choose between monthly or annual commitments, with the latter offering a discount of approximately 20%. The following table outlines the complete range of Depositphotos image subscription options:
|Image downloads per month||Monthly billing||Annual monthly||Annual prepaid|
|25 (30 with yearly)||$36 ($1.44/image)||$29 ($0.97/image)||$24.92 ($0.83/image)|
|75||$69 ($0.92/image)||$59 ($0.79/image)||$54.08 ($0.72/image)|
|150/mo||$99 ($0.66/image)||$89 ($0.59/image)||$74.91 ($0.50/image)|
|750||$199($0.27/image)||$169 ($0.23/image)||$141.58 ($0.19/image)|
If you exhaust your monthly download limit, you can purchase extra downloads at $1 each. Any unused downloads from your Depositphotos subscription will also roll over to the subsequent month.
Images on demand
When you don’t have consistent monthly image needs, on-demand (or pay-as-you-go) options offer greater flexibility but can also be more costly. In this regard, Depositphotos doesn’t differentiate itself significantly, providing comparable prices per image for smaller packages while offering lower costs per image when purchasing a 100-pack.
|Number of downloads||Price|
|3 images||$42 ($14.00/image)|
|11 images||$65 ($5.91/image)|
|25 images||$99 ($3.96/image)|
|100 images||$299 ($2.99/image)|
The above prices are for the standard royalty-free license, which is good for blogs and most commercial use as long as you make more than 500,000 copies of it. However, if you want to use it for merchandise or need more than 500,000 copies, you will need the Extended royalty-free license. Here are the prices:
|Number of downloads||Price|
|1 image||$89 ($89.00/image)|
|5 images||$359 ($71.80/image)|
|25 images||$1,599 ($63.96/image)|
Depositphotos give you full access to the entire collection of over 13 million royalty-free videos with subscriptions or on-demand. The videos come in resolutions of up to 4K and are suitable for creative projects, websites, social media, events, broadcasting, and educational purposes.
Depositphotos offers a variety of video subscriptions to cater to different customer needs, with prices ranging from $74.92 to $239 per month. Subscribers can choose from plans that include 5, 10, or 25 videos per month, available in various resolutions, such as 240p, 480p, 720p, 1080p, and 4K. All videos come with a Standard License.
|Monthly billing||Yearly billing|
|5 videos/mo||$89 ($17.80/video)||$74.92 ($14.98/video)|
|10 videos/mo||$149 ($14.90/video)||$124.92 ($12.49/video)|
|25 videos/mo||$239 ($9.56/video)||$199.92 ($8.00/video)|
Customers have the flexibility to choose between monthly and yearly billing. For those opting for a monthly billing plan, prices are as follows: 5 videos per month cost $89, equating to $17.80 per video; 10 videos per month cost $149, or $14.90 per video; and 25 videos per month cost $239, or $9.56 per video. Yearly billing provides a discounted rate, with 5 videos per month costing $74.92, or $17.80 per video; 10 videos per month costing $124.92, or $12.49 per video; and 25 videos per month costing $199.92, or $8.00 per video.
Video on-demand packs (Standard License)
Depositphotos offers a variety of Video On-Demand packs to cater to the diverse needs of individuals. Prices for these packs range from $42 to $299, with individual video prices falling between $7.96 and $149 per video. Customers can choose from three different pack sizes, including options for 1, 5, or 25 videos.
|1 video||$19 ($19.00/video)||$34 ($34.00/video)||$54 ($54.00/video)||$59 ($59.00/video)||$149 ($149.00/video)|
|5 videos||$59 ($11.80/video)||$139 ($27.80/video)||$219 ($43.80/video)||$269 ($53.80/video)||$539 ($107.80/video)|
|25 videos||$199 ($7.96/video)||$599 ($23.96/video)||$979 ($39.16/video)||$1,199 ($47.96/video)||$2,069 ($82.76/video)|
Video on-demand packs (Extended License)
Depositphotos offers video on-demand packs with an extended license, providing customers with an excellent solution for acquiring high-quality videos at competitive prices. These packs are available in various sizes, including options for purchasing 1, 5, 25, or 50 videos, catering to clients’ diverse needs. These packs range from $89 to $1,599, while individual video prices vary from $180 to $269, depending on the pack selected.
It is important to note that these video on-demand packs with extended licenses are not directly accessible on the Depositphotos website. To obtain them, interested customers must reach out to the company’s customer support team. This personalized approach ensures that clients receive the appropriate assistance and guidance in selecting the right package to suit their specific requirements.
|5 videos||$259.80/video ($1,299)||$249/video ($1,245)|
|25 videos||–||$220/video ($5,500)|
|50 videos||–||$180/video ($9,000)|
Music and SFX pricing
Depositphotos offers various music and sound effects (SFX) pricing options to cater to different needs.
Unlimited music subscription
The unlimited music subscription, priced at $19/month or $199/year, allows you access to all 1.2 million music tracks and SFX in the Depositphotos library. These tracks can be used for YouTube, podcasts, websites, social media, and events. Recently, Depositphotos increased the pricing of the unlimited music subscription by approximately 31%, from $12.99/month or $129/year.
Music on-demand packs
These packs are available in three sizes (1, 5, and 25 downloads), with either standard or extended licenses.
|Standard license||Extended license|
|1 download||$39 ($39.00/track)||$349 ($394.00/track)|
|5 downloads||$139 ($27.80/track)||$999 ($199.80/track)|
|25 downloads||$399 ($15.96/track)||$1,999 ($79.96/track)|
How Depositphotos pricing varies between countries
Depositphotos pricing may vary between countries, usually related to the local currencies. The image pricing already varies significantly between the EUR, GBP, and USD countries, with cost per image starting at 0.19€, £0.11, and $0.22, respectively.
The pricing scheme doesn’t vary only based on the price per download but also on the offers available. For example, subscriptions are available only with monthly and annual commitments in the US, while UK and EU can also get the annual prepaid option, which further reduces the price per image by ~20%.
Depositphotos also offers a 7-day free trial during which you may download 10 images at no cost. However, the free trial is currently available only in certain countries, the list of which changes occasionally.
Frequently asked questions
What is the cost of images and videos on Depositphotos?
Images on Depositphotos cost from $0.22 to $1.44 per image with subscriptions and from $2.99 to $14.00 per image with on-demand packs. Videos are available in resolutions up to 4K and cost $8.00–$17.80 with subscriptions or from $7.96 to $149.00 per video with packs.
What is the Extended License, and what does it cost?
The Extended License allows for broader usage rights, such as using images or videos for merchandise or in cases where you need more than 500,000 copies. The Extended License is available through special packs and costs $63.96–$89.00 for images, $269 for videos, and $79.96–$394.00 per track.
Are Depositphotos prices available in currencies other than USD?
Yes, Depositphotos prices are available in EUR, GBP, and several other currencies. Keep in mind that offers may vary between locations, and not every plan might be available in your country.
Does Depositphotos offer a free trial?
Depositphotos offers a 7-day free trial during which you may download 10 images at no cost. However, the free trial is currently available only in certain countries, the list of which changes occasionally.
How does Depositphotos’ pricing vary between countries?
Depositphotos’ pricing may vary between countries, usually related to the local currencies. The image pricing already varies significantly between the EUR, GBP, and USD countries. Pricing schemes may also differ based on available offers and commitments, such as monthly, annual, or annual prepaid options.