Best Free Image Hosts (HotLinking allowed, No Bandwidth Limits…)

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Whether you’re looking for a free way to cut down on bandwidth costs or need an easy-to-use and powerful image hosting service to manage your pictures on (myspace, ebay, etc) than this is for you. Ranked by popularity, I’ve listed below some of the coolest free image hosts on the web along with their main features.

1. ImageShack

Features:

  • Upload options: from file, from URL, by email or directly from mobile
  • Supported formats: .JPG, .JPEG, .PNG, .GIF, BMP, TIF, TIFF and SWF
  • Max. file size: 1.5 MB
  • no bandwidth or storage restrictions [update: ImageShack has 100 MB/hour bandwidth limit]
  • Resize upon uploading
  • Extras: Browser toolbar(IE, Firefox), Mac widget, Mac Uploader(for multiple uploads), Image tracking and more

2. [NO LONGER WORKS] AllYouCanUpload

Features:

  • Upload options: from file
  • Supported formats: .GIF and .JPEG
  • multiple image uploads(up to 3 images simultaneously)
  • different resizing option for each uploaded image
  • registration is not required
  • no restrictions on file size, bandwidth or storage period and amount

3. Photobucket

Features:

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  • Upload options: from file, from URL, by email or mobile
  • Max. file size: free accounts users limited to 1MB file size and max. resoltion of 1024 x 768
  • unrestricted multiple image upload
  • mass image resizing upon upload
  • individual image editing from account menu
  • 10 GB monthly bandwidth limit and 1GB storage limit
  • group images into albums, share albums and create slideshows
  • also lets you host videos

4. ImageVenue

Features:

  • Upload options: from file
  • Max. file size: 1.5 MB
  • Supported image formats: .JPEG and .JPG
  • mass image upload(up to 10)
  • unlimited storage, hosting period and bandwidth
  • registration is not required

5. TinyPic


Features:

  • Upload options: from file
  • registration is not required
  • unlimited storage, hosting period and bandwidth
  • no restrictions on file size or image formats
  • also lets you host videos

6. FreeImageHosting


Features:

  • Upload Options: from file
  • Supported image formats: .JPG, .JPEG, .PNG and .GIF
  • Max. file size: 3,000 KB
  • no storage, bandwidth or hosting period limit
  • registration is not required

7. imgPlace

Features:

  • Upload Options: from file
  • Max. file size: 1.5MB
  • Supported image formats: .JPG, .JPEG, .PNG, .GIF, BMP, TIF and TIFF
  • mass image uploads(up to 10)
  • image resizing for single uploads
  • no bandwidth, storage or storage duration limits
  • registration is not required
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