360° Panorama Licensing

License panoramas from 360Cities for your publication, ad campaign, or app

You can license panoramas from 360Cities on a rights managed basis for your commercial project. Join a growing number of companies and add the beauty and interactivity of high quality 360 x 180 degree panoramas from our collection to the mix of other photo bank resources available for your digital publication, mobile app, game, advertising campaign, etc. Users spend more time engaging with interactive panoramas than standard photos, whether on desktop or mobile platforms.

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“We've been using panoramic images online and on our tablet editions for around 2 years. 360Cities has a vast library available and generally have something that fits our needs, however obscure. The images really do give readers a unique visual experience. Like the new 360Cities App, too!”

Ben Williamson, Picture Editor, Sunday Times Online

How do I find and license panoramas from 360Cities?

You can search our database of hundreds of thousands of spherical panoramic images from around the world from our search page and world map. When you find what you need, click the shopping cart icon to request a quote immediately or save the image and continue searching. Check out our Editors Picks for the panoramas that catch the eye of our image review team. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, contact us and we’ll help.

What do I receive when I license panoramas from 360Cities?

Panorama licensing customers

When you select images from 360Cities, we provide your panoramas in one of two ways:

  • As a flat JPEG file in “equirectangular” format (that means in 2:1 aspect ratio). 360Cities panoramas have a minimum resolution of 6000 x 3000 pixels, and usually are larger. You can download a watermarked example here.
  • As a zip file containing interactive Flash/HTML5 versions, ready to deploy on the web, iOS and Android. You can download a watermarked example here.

*By downloading either of the above files, you acknowledge that the files are property and copyright of 360Cities and are provided on a trial basis only, and you further acknowledge that they may not be used commercially or otherwise publicly without the permission of 360Cities.

Have a technical question?

We are experts in the technology for displaying interactive panoramas for the web, both online and mobile, and in native iOS and Android apps. Use the contact form below to send us a question. Our developers have got the answer.

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How much does a commercial license cost?

That depends on how you want to use the image, for how long, in what markets, etc. Fill out the simple form below with some details and we’ll get right back to you with licensing terms and a price quote.

What kind of companies are licensing panoramas for commercial use?

  • Digital publishers: news, travel, educational
  • Advertising agencies: online, mobile, print, social media
  • App developers: travel, promotional, augmented reality
  • Online, mobile, and console games developers
  • Commercial video producers
  • Marketing departments of large and small companies
  • Not-for profit organizations
  • Ultra large format LCD display manufacturers
  • Fulldome theatres and planetariums

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License or commission a gigapixel panorama for your event or campaign

Our notable gigapixel panoramic photos, for example of London, are available for licensing. Companies like Panasonic have licensed gigapixel photos to demonstrate new HD touch display technology, and Peugeot to launch a microsite [link to popup window showing a screenshot] around a new model. Sony-Ericsson launched an activation website [link to popup window showing a screenshot] using one of our gigapixel panoramas as the backdrop to a fantastic interactive experience.

You can also commission to create a new gigapixel panorama to your specifications. Find out more here.



To license 360° panorama image files from 360Cities, please provide us a few details as follows, and we'll reply with a price:

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1. Enter the URLs of the images you're interested in (for example, http://www.360cities.net/image/venice-skyline-the-magic-view)

2. Describe in detail how you'll use the images (for example, in a mobile or tablet app, online ad campaign, tv commercial, online or mobile publication, etc.)

3. Which territories or countries are you targeting? (for example, all territories, USA only, Middle East etc.)

4. How long do you want to use the images?

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