New Getty-Dropbox deal promises easier access to royalty-free content across devices

New Getty-Dropbox deal promises easier access to royalty-free content across devices

iStock by Getty Images, the royalty-free stock content service, has teamed up with Dropbox to make photo, audio and video content more easily available across devices.

Integrating Dropbox directly into iStock automatically downloads content to a customer’s Dropbox account every time they license an image. Dropbox is fully embedded into iStock.com for integration on all customer accounts, from single subscribers to work groups using iStock TeamShare.

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This workflow enhancement is designed to help the creative community by eliminating the need to manually download items one at a time. While it’s likely that collaborative creative folk already have devised their own image-sharing systems, entering Dropbox into the picture may make life easier for some.  

Another feature launching soon will allow automated syncing for image lightboxes, allowing groups to review a lightbox of content from any location. In addition, timeframe based syncing, another upcoming feature, will let customers retroactively sync previously downloaded content for up to 12 months.

What’s a new deal without a promotion or two? To celebrate the new partnership, iStock by Getty Images and Dropbox are offering a free, three-month trial of Dropbox Pro for any individual iStock annual subscription purchase or renewal (Essentials and Signature subscription plans).

They are also offering free three-month trials of Dropbox For Business for any iStock TeamShare annual subscription or renewal. Both offers exclude existing Dropbox Pro and Dropbox for Business customers.

Getty has been on a roll lately, sealing partnerships with a variety of vendors including Fiverr, Slidely, Oculus and Instagram.

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