Get inspired by the amazing photos that get uploaded every day and create something awesome, whether it’s an Instagram post, a website, or a presentation.

- Discover amazing photos and new photography trends.
- Search for any topic to find the perfect photo for your next project.
- Download all photos for free – even for commercial use. Attribution is not required but always appreciated.
- Easily share photos with other apps such as Instagram or your favorite photo editor.
- Set any photo as your new wallpaper.
- Follow photographers that inspire you to never miss a new post.
- Like and collect your favorite photos.
- Give something back to the Pexels community by uploading your own photos to build your own portfolio and to get millions of views.

What's New

Version 1.1.1

Thanks for using the official Pexels app! Here's what we've worked on for this update:

- Added loading indicators to the bottom of photo lists for scroll-happy users that get there quickly
- Added a download progress bar to the photo action sheet
- Added related searches to the top of the search results screen
- Better, more welcoming screen for users that haven't uploaded any photos yet that includes custom icons
- Better support for notched devices
- Improved gesture support for dismissing photo screens
- Fixed display issues for top photographer lists
- Fixed tappable area for checkboxes
- Fixed a potential problem for downloads that might have been deleted outside the app

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings
12 Ratings

Great App


I am a frequent user of Pexels and I love to use it for photo manipulation and it’s exactly what I need now that I have an iPad Pro with Affinity Photo. This is honestly the best app to use for beautiful free photos. Love it and use it DAILY!

Developer Response

Thanks for reporting this issue! The latest update should fix this multitasking bug.

IOS 8 compatible!!!


Thank you for making a free app. Thank you for free copyright version of Flickr! Thank you for being supportive or our work! I love you.

Great Quality Pictures!


If you're looking for great quality picture this is the app you need.


Pexels GmbH
19.7 MB
Photo & Video
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
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