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Shutterstock API Solutions

 
Search
Advanced search capabilities
Help users find the perfect asset for every project with advanced filters, accurate metadata, and multilingual search in 21 languages.
license protection
Worry-free licensing protection
Manage royalty-free licensing in-platform with the most rigorous licensing standards in the industry.
curation
Custom content curation
Tailor content to your audience or use our expertly curated collections to help users find relevant visuals—fast.
editor
Intuitive editing
Make it easy for anyone to create stunning brand designs and videos with our simple, user-friendly editing tools and pre-populated templates.
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Scalable computer vision
Use our leading AI technology for reverse image search and object detection, and train computer vision models with one of the largest and most accurate content datasets available.
workflow
Unbeatable technology
Deliver a frictionless workflow for users, flexibility for developers, and results for your business with our industry-leading REST API.
 
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See how the world’s leading technology brands use the Shutterstock API
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Facebook
Gives businesses millions of Shutterstock images to create highly relevant ad campaigns.
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wix
Wix
Empowers customers to create websites with authentic lifestyle imagery.
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AWS
Trains computer vision models with Shutterstock.AI’s library of 400 million diverse images, videos, and 3D models.
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microsoft
Microsoft
Helps advertisers find diverse, inclusive imagery that resonates with audiences and drives performance.
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printify
Printify
Simplifies the design process for custom print products with easy editing tools and access to millions of images.
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upcontent
UpContent
Helps marketing and sales teams drive more engagement with full creative control over their curated content.
 
Trusted by leaders in advertising, martech, video, print on demand, and more
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“Our customers can now look forward to spending less time searching for that perfect image, and more time growing their business.”
— Ken Surdan, SVP of Product of Constant Contact
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7,500+ integrations

Our API is trusted by the world’s leading creative platforms like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and more.

380M+ assets

Discover the largest asset library available, with high-quality images, video clips, and music tracks.

1M+ contributors

We source content from 1M+ contributors to offer you an expansive, diverse content library.

150+ countries

Our library represents perspectives from 150+ countries so you can minimize implicit bias.