Places to get images, sounds and more…

Sites that have royalty-free and Creative Commons images, sounds, 3D models and data collections for you go grab, modify and use. Note: Make sure you understand Creative Commons licenses, especially if creating a commercial product.

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BBC Empty Sets

Collection of unpopulated sets from the BBC.


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BBC Sound Effects

16,000 BBC sound effects for personal, educational or research purposes.


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Noun Project

The Noun Project has millions of images available as both .png and .svg files (which you can edit). Maybe one of these might be the start of your logo or design.

* Remember to credit the original author.


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Prelinger Movie Archive

Huge collection of movies.


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DBPedia

Structured data from the web

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Animated Images

Lots of animated gifs

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Comics at the Internet Archive

The Internet Archive has a section of


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MIT App Inventor Extensions

Thunkable is based on a very similar free tool call MIT App Inventor. Because lots of people create Extensions for it, that also work with Thunkable, you can find extra code, called Extensions which do everything from rotation detection, to sound analysis, to QR code recognition and connecting to other devices.


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The Doodle Library

Large collection of doodles to use

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Product Hunt

Discover new apps and sites, discover apps you can use or use this as an inspiration list for the creation of your own app.

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YouTube Audio Library

YouTube has bots that check your videos to make sure you haven't used a copyrighted music track in your video. All these tracks are free to use on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram & Twitch without copyright issues.

This guide shows you how to download tracks from the Audio Library.

There are also lots of sound effects to download too.

Pay special attention to attribution requirements, with any audio user ever.


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Glogopedia

Lovely collection of multimedia info pages, projects and experiments etc for kids

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Generated Photos

A collection of generated face pictures

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List of Text Editors

Choosing a text editor for coding is a very personal choice. Some have "too many" features, others are too simple. You may need to try more than a few to find one that you like working in, but it's not until you start on an actual project, that you'll be really able to tell.


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Story Templates

Customisable PDF, Word templates for storyboards

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Forgotify

This site finds you Spotify tracks that nobody has ever listened to.


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British Library Map Collection

A variety of maps to explore

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List of Tools To Build Bots

List of bot building tools

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Project Gutenberg

A collection of thousands of free to read and use texts, from Trump's inaugural speech to Alice in Wonderland.


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Animation Frames

A collection of sprite sheets that you could use to help you with your animation.


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Free Vectors

Fabulous collection of SVG or .ai graphics files that you can edit with tools like Inkscape, Janvas or Gravit Designer. 


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Bit Midi

Large collection of midi files to use.


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Royalty Free Video Clips

Lots of royalty-free videos to use. Can you tell a story with these sorts of videos?


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pngimg

Large collection of isolated PNGs, great for making montages.

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Zero Dollar Movies

Free full length movies

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The Poster DB

Posters, and ALTERNATIVE versions and TEXTLESS versions.

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Data.gov.uk

Find data published by central government, local authorities and public bodies to help you build products and services

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Livecode Stacks

Large collection of stacks for you to 


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York Council Open Data

The City of York Council provides lots of data about all sorts of things in your area, such as spending or footfall numbers in the town in .csv format. 

There are even .kml files of listed trees, or where litter bins are, that can be imported into Google My Maps or Google Earth.


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PixelMob

Site that searches other resources

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Identify Nature

Find out what species of plant, insect, bird is etc

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Free Audio Books and Poetry

Huge List of Free Audio Poetry and Audio Books

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Mixamo

Download 3D characters and animations

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40 Best Free Google Fonts

Free to download and use, or add to your p5js project.

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Midi World

Collection of midi files

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Free PDF Comics

Lots of free digital comics in PDF for you to buy for £0.00.


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Europeana Archives

Europeana provides access to millions of books, music, artworks and more – with sophisticated search and filter tools to help you find what you’re looking for.


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Record Nature

Record the species you have seen

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Better World Flux

Explore health data with compelling interactive visualisations

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Public Domain Review

Curated sources of images, books and more

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Royalty Free Soundtracks

Great list of Creative Commons audio files

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List of Idioms

Wonderful collection of sayings and idioms that you might use for inspiration.


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Public Domain Vectors

Large collection of downloadable .svg files 


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Digital Comic Museum

A strange collection of retro comics from Captain Science to The H-Bomb and you.

The issues are downloadable in .cbr format for which you will need a free comic reader like YAC Reader.


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Scan The World

Brilliant collection of downloadable models for 3D printing

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Classical Midi Files

Collection of classical midi files

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Kaggle

Data to download

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Star Atlas

Discover the stars

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List of Proverbs

Useful to help inspire you.


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Freepik

Great collection of Creative Commons images and vectors to download and use if you credit the creators.

Note: As ever, watch out for sponsored links at the top of the page for paid images. And use the Filters to find what you want.


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Rijksmuseum Image Collection

Fbulous collection of downloadable images

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Idiom Connection

A collection of categorised idioms.


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Royalty Free Video Clips

Another place to find free video clips to use.


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SketchFab

A place to find lots of 3D models.


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Retro Comics at ComicBookPlus

A wonderful collection of older strips, many of which are public domain.

For fun, you might, control(mac) or alt(click) to save them to your computer and edit them with Pixlr to add your own words.


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Generated Photos

A collection of people's faces automatically generated by artificial intelligence. None of the people actually exist.

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A REVIEW OF NINE INTERACTIVE NARRATIVE SYSTEMS

An academic paper about interactive narrative systems.