Compare Flickr vs iStockphoto

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comparison of Flickr vs. iStockphoto
based on data from user reviews. Flickr rates 4.1/5 stars with 101 reviews. iStockphoto rates 4.0/5 stars with 25 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Flickr
Free Trial Unavailable
iStockphoto
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.6
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.6
9.3
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
9.0
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.2
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.9
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
5.8
7.1
Meets Requirements
Flickr
8.6
iStockphoto
8.5
Ease of Use
Flickr
8.6
iStockphoto
9.3
Ease of Setup
Flickr
9.0
iStockphoto
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
Flickr
8.2
iStockphoto
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
Flickr
8.2
iStockphoto
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Flickr
8.9
iStockphoto
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Flickr
5.8
iStockphoto
7.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
64.4%
68.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
18.8%
16.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
16.8%
16.0%
Flickr
Small-Business
64.4%
Mid-Market
18.8%
Enterprise
16.8%
iStockphoto
Small-Business
68.0%
Mid-Market
16.0%
Enterprise
16.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Higher Education
8.9%
Marketing and Advertising
24.0%
 
Photography
7.9%
Publishing
8.0%
 
Marketing and Advertising
7.9%
Design
8.0%
 
Design
6.9%
Retail
4.0%
 
Education Management
5.9%
Restaurants
4.0%
 
Other
62.4%
Other
52.0%
Flickr
Higher Education
8.9%
Photography
7.9%
Marketing and Advertising
7.9%
Design
6.9%
Education Management
5.9%
Other
62.4%
iStockphoto
Marketing and Advertising
24.0%
Publishing
8.0%
Design
8.0%
Retail
4.0%
Restaurants
4.0%
Other
52.0%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Administrator in Broadcast Media

It is easy to use and accessible to anyone no matter their skill level. The galleries make it easy for someone to catalog different events or dates. Since each album creates its own unique URL it is simple to share those albums with a specific group of...

User

Istock sells royalty free photos online at low prices with a minimum payment requirement. They have an extensive catalog of exclusive images .

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Retail

What I like least is the interface and how it is kind of dated. The whole slideshow fullscreen mode is not fun.

User

iStockphoto allows you to choose from a subscription plan or buy credits to obtain the file on demand. The monthly plan for 25 images was very expensive and unfortunately, cannot be rolled over to the next month. Credits expire, so you need to keep track of...

 
Flickr
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Administrator in Broadcast Media

It is easy to use and accessible to anyone no matter their skill level. The galleries make it easy for someone to catalog different events or dates. Since each album creates its own unique URL it is simple to share those albums with a specific group of...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Retail

What I like least is the interface and how it is kind of dated. The whole slideshow fullscreen mode is not fun.

iStockphoto
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User

Istock sells royalty free photos online at low prices with a minimum payment requirement. They have an extensive catalog of exclusive images .

Most Helpful Critical Review
User

iStockphoto allows you to choose from a subscription plan or buy credits to obtain the file on demand. The monthly plan for 25 images was very expensive and unfortunately, cannot be rolled over to the next month. Credits expire, so you need to keep track of...

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