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.
Brilliant explorable dataset, with downloadable data
Another place to find free video clips to use.
A collection of categorised idioms.
Collection of unpopulated sets from the BBC.
A Flickr collection of equirectangular images, many of which are Creative Commons licenced for use in your own VR creations.
Lots more here.
Memes, but available as SVG (so you can edit them).
A collection of assets to help you create a game
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.
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.
Lots of free digital comics in PDF for you to buy for £0.00.
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.
Wonderful collection of sayings and idioms that you might use for inspiration.
A collection of thousands of free to read and use texts, from Trump's inaugural speech to Alice in Wonderland.
Fabulous collection of SVG or .ai graphics files that you can edit with tools like Inkscape, Janvas or Gravit Designer.
Collection of A.I generated textures.
Brilliant collection of python examples.
A collection of sprite sheets that you could use to help you with your animation.
An academic paper about interactive narrative systems.
Brilliant collection of women generative artists.
Useful to help inspire you.
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.
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.
Large collection of downloadable .svg files
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.
Age appropriate creative commons image search engine.
Fabulous collection of posters from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the 1930s
Large collection of stacks for you to
Huge collection of movies.
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.
16,000 BBC sound effects for personal, educational or research purposes.
Lots of royalty-free videos to use. Can you tell a story with these sorts of videos?
The Internet Archive has a section of
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.