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Free media databases for your online courses

Free online media assets add variety to your eLearning


To create a high-quality online course, you need high-resolution photos and illustrations, self-explanatory icons and engaging videos as well as interesting and informative content. Easy on the eye—well-placed visual stimuli grab your learners’ attention and ensure that they can recall your content for a long time to come. However, the media assets you need to do this sometimes come with a high price tag. Fortunately, there are a variety of providers on the web that provide free content. We’ve put a list together to give you an overview. Start designing your course design right away with attractive media assets at zero cost.


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Attractive media for your online courses


2 million stock photos available directly in Knowledgeworker Create

Pixabay: integrated image database

Pixabay is one of the largest free media databases on the web, offering a comprehensive selection of photos, illustrations, icons and videos. It is integrated into Knowledgeworker Create, enabling you to access the image database directly in the editor—simple license management included. Feature News: For everything you need to know.


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Use drag & drop to build state-of-the-art interactive online courses in minutes—it’s easy and no programming knowledge is required. Integrated task, review and translation management allows you to work collaboratively and accelerate your course creation.


The bottom line.

Free media databases on the web enable you to make your online courses attractive without spending lots of money on media assets. With Pixabay as an integrated feature of Knowledgeworker Create, it’s even easier for you to access the appropriate images directly from the editor function. 

Nadine Pedro
[Translate to English:] Nadine Pedro, chemmedia AG
Nadine Pedro
Senior Marketing Manager