DreamBackgrounds references one of several licenses for each downloadable video file offered within the website. It is important that all usage rights and guidelines are adhered to as described within the license specifically referenced by each video. Please see the website terms of use for more information: For the most complete and accurate Creative Commons license information please reference the content provided within the official Creative Commons links provided below.

DreamBackgrounds Standard License:

Videos marked with this license allow for the clip to be used free of charge, attribution is required however it does not need to exist in the same area or page as the clip content. If attribution is provided on a separate area or page, the separate area or page must be very accessible and obvious to find. Videos marked with this license cannot be redistributed or made available by any means in original or modified form (eg. make it freely available for download on a stock footage website or other medium, platform or service). Additional terms applicable to this license can be found in the Website Terms of Use.

Key license principles:

  • You may use the video clip for free however you like.
  • You do not need to display attribution in close proximity to video clip, however attribution must be provided somewhere that is easy to find and readily accessible.
  • You may not redistribute or offer the clip(s) for download elsewhere in original or modified form, e.g. stock, royalty-free or torrent websites“.

Creative Commons 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0)” License

You must give appropriate credit to the listed author, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms. Please refer to for more information.

Key license principles:

  • You may copy and redistribute the material in any format or medium.
  • You may adapt and remix, transform, and build upon the material for all purposes, as well as commercially.
  • You may share, adapt, and redistribute the clip(s), but you may not sell the clip(s)

CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) – Public Domain Dedication

Videos marked with this license have been released to the public domain and may be used for any purpose without attribution for any personal or commercial purpose without asking permission. Distribution is also allowed. You can only apply CC0 to your own work, unless you have the necessary rights to apply CC0 to another person’s work. License details

Videos Marked “Editorial Use Only”

In additional to the stated License, Video Clips may be marked as Editorial Use Only. In these instances, you are strictly forbidden from using such Video Clips for promotional or commercial purposes.