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As coronavirus restrictions tighten once again in many countries, journalists all over are faced with an all-too-familiar question: how do I get footage for videos when I cannot go anywhere?

Stock footage could be just what you need, giving you quick footage ready to download, which the creators have made free of charge for both personal and commercial use.

This can be useful for making whatever video you are putting together look professional, be that social videos, longer-form pieces, or explainers. But which are the best ones? Techradar has compiled a list of websites for free stock video footage, weighing up the pros and cons of each.

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