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Getty Images’ latest API innovations and award-winning visual content take Microsoft user experiences to a new level


NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2018 – Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, today announced the renewal of their global licensing agreement with Microsoft, that enables Microsoft to use Getty Images’ rich content across its various products and services.

“Our industry leading API platform provides Microsoft with real-time access to Getty Images imagery and associated metadata to enhance their user experience,” said Jason Fischel, VP of Products and General Manager, Getty Images. “We are proud to be continuing this relationship and to integrate Getty Images’ tremendous breadth of content, our rich-set of metadata and industry leading search within key Microsoft products including Microsoft News experiences such as MSN, the Microsoft Edge browser, the Microsoft News mobile app, Xbox,, Bing and Cortana.”

Getty Images is a world leader in visual communications, with over 300 million assets, of which over 200 million are digitized, encompassing the latest global news, sports, celebrity, music and fashion coverage; exclusive conceptual creative images; and the world’s largest commercial archive.

About Getty Images
Getty Images is one of the most trusted and esteemed sources of visual content in the world, with over 300 million assets including photosvideos, and music, available through its industry-leading sites and The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in nearly every country in the world and is the first place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful visual content from the world’s best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 240,000 contributors and hundreds of image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 newssport and entertainment events each year, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world’s deepest digital archive of historic photography.

Visit Getty Images at to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique role of still and moving imagery in communication and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life.  For company news and announcements, visit our Press Room, and for the stories and inspiration behind our content, visit Stories & Trends. Find Getty Images on FacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedInPinterest and Tumblr, or download the Getty Images app where you can explore, save and share the world’s best imagery.