FTP Upload

If you plan to upload large batches, then the FTP upload is your recommended option. Easy and fast, it ensures your content is uploaded all at once. Video upload is possible only via the FTP upload option.
Images & raster illustrations
  • Upload in root (/) folder
  • 1GB maximum file size
  • JPEG/RGB files
  • Best quality compression
  • At least 3 Megapixels resolution
  • Uploaded files appear in the Unfinished Files area
Vector and RAW files
  • Upload in /additional folder
  • For illustrations: .ai, .eps and .cdr files
  • For photos: Camera RAW files (full formats list)
  • Attach an additional format file to its JPEG
    counterpart by giving it the same ID
    (e.g. 12345.eps for 12345.jpg) area
Video clips
  • Upload in /video folder
  • Quicktime MOV format preffered
  • PhotoJPEG/MJPEG codec preffered
  • Up to 30 seconds length recommended, up to 60 seconds acceptable in certain cases
  • More on video requirements
Model/property releases
You may not upload illegal materials on Dreamstime's servers nor abuse your FTP rights. Any fraudulent attempt will be prosecuted at full extent.

FTP details:

  • FTP address: upload.dreamstime.com
  • Username (user ID):
  • FTP transfer mode: passive
  • Password: same as your Dreamstime account password
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