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Subscriptions Explained

RF Subscriptions combine superb value and convenience with access to all images in the Subscription Collection

Finding Subscription Images

Finding Subscription Images

Not all images on our website are available for download with a subscription.

Find images in the Subscription Collection by entering a keyword and selecting the ‘Budget Royalty-Free & Subscription’ search filter. You'll see all the images for that keyword that are available for download with your subscription.

Downloading Subscription Images

Downloading Subscription Images

No need to add images to your shopping cart!

Find a subscription image you like and click on it to enlarge. Then click the Subscription Download Icon beneath the image. The icon will only appear if the image is included in our Subscription Collection. Follow the prompts in the pop-up window. The image will download automatically.

Using Lightboxes

Using Lightboxes

If you like to compare images before downloading them with your subscription — don't add them to your shopping cart. Create a lightbox instead! Images can be downloaded directly from a lightbox with a Subscription, using the Subscription Download icon. If the icon doesn't appear under the image, it's not included in our Subscription Collection.

Extended Licenses

Large print runs or creating consumer products?

We offer Extended Licenses for images in our Subscription Collection for certain usages, like large print runs or merchandise. Not sure if you need an extended license? Contact us by email or by calling the number below.

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Available Extended Licenses

An Extended License adds usage rights to Budget RF images, which are not part of our Basic License.

Consumer Merchandise – 50 $: Entitles you to use an image for placement on products for commercial resale or redistribution. Some examples include: mugs, mouse pads, t - shirts and other apparel, toys; greeting cards, stationary, calendars, stickers, posters, artwork and similar paper products.

Electronic Template – 50 $: Grants permission to resell or distribute the image as part of an electronic template, such as an e-greeting card, Powerpoint slideshow template, or software deployment package.

Unlimited Print Run – 50 $: The basic license limits quantity of reproductions to fewer than 500,000. This extended license allows for unlimited print runs.

Unlimited Seat License – 50 $: Enables any number of employees of the same company to use the image.

You may add extended licenses to your previously licensed image by adding the image, at the size you originally selected, to your shopping cart. Extended license options are available at checkout.

What is a Vector

What's a Vector?

Most subscriptions give you access to hundreds of thousands of illustrations in vector format.

You can change the size of any vector without a loss in quality. You can also isolate, add or remove elements, including the background. You should have software like Adobe Illustrator, Inkscape or CorelDraw to use vectors.

Subscription Renewal

No Automatic Renewals

Our subscriptions don't renew automatically because we don't store your credit card details.

If you'd like to renew, contact your Account Executive, by email or by calling us on 1-800-387-9010 or 416-929-3000. You can see the end date of all of your active subscriptions in My Account.

Fine print

The Fine Print (or Legal-ish Stuff)

Each image downloaded under a Subscription plan can be used in most projects under a Budget RF license — but only when your Subscription is active. In fairness to the image creator, if you want to reuse a Subscription image in a new project after your Subscription has expired, you'll need to either renew your Subscription or license the image as a single image. This ensures that the artist is compensated for the repeated use of his or her work.

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Please note that not all products and services described are available in all countries.