Shutterstock for iOS and Android

Explore. Discover. Create. Get Shutterstock for iOS and Android.

  • Enjoy a breakthrough image and video browsing experience.
  • Search and view millions of Shutterstock images and videos.
  • Easily create and share image Collections on the go.
  • Download images and video clips to your device using existing plans.
  • Purchase single images, image packs and video clips directly via the app.
  • View your License History - even those that were downloaded on another device/platform.

How do I download content using the mobile apps?

Just find an image or clip you like, click on the thumbnail and you'll see a red "Download" button beneath. Select the plan you'd like to use and the size or resolution you want, hit "Confirm Download" and the image or clip will be downloaded to your device. If you do not have an active plan, you will see “Purchase” instead of the “Download” button. After clicking it, select the size or resolution and plan, hit “Confirm Purchase” and the content will be downloaded to your camera roll.

Note: vectors can be downloaded/saved, but can not be opened on mobile devices.


I downloaded an image or video clip to my device. Where did it go?

The app will often need you to allow it to save images or clips to your device. For iOS, go to the app's Settings and make sure "Save to Camera Roll" is selected. For Android, go to the app's settings and ensure "Save to SDCARD" is checked. This will save to your main device camera album, even if you don't have an SD card installed.

Once you've ensured these permissions are set, you can redownload the content and should find it in your main camera album.


Do I need a Shutterstock account?

You can use Shutterstock for iOS or Android without a Shutterstock account, but if you have an account you will be able to save images to and manipulate your image Collections. Use the same login and password you use for If you don’t have an account, you can create a free browse account within the app.


How much does the app cost?

Shutterstock for iOS and Android is free.

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