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Subscriber and Patron status explained

You might see terms like "Subscriber" or "Patron" thrown around when browsing or perusing user profiles; we realize that these different statuses can cause a bit of confusion, so here's a bit of explanation about these terms:

Basic Free Membership
Anyone who creates a free account at is considered to be a member. Members can download up to five free graphics from the site every day using free daily download credits, they can apply for gallery access (so they can upload layouts to the gallery), and they also have full access to our forums and community support. All of this is completely free.

"Donators" are members who have donated to to support our vision as a Public Benefit Company. A big thanks to all our donators! You can learn more and donate by visiting

"Subscribers" are members who have signed up for unlimited downloads from For more information about our unlimited download subscription plans (that cost less than the price of a single kit at many sites), visit

"Patrons" are paying subscribers who have been subscribed for more than six months, or chosen yearly payment when subscribing for unlimited downloads. These members get special privileges, including access to thousands of archived items from our "Patron Vault", completely unthrottled downloading of all graphics, kits, and bundles on, priority support, early access to new site features and enhancements, and more. These long-term supporters are the ones who really allow to survive and thrive from month to month. If you like, and believe in what we stand for, please consider becoming a long-term subscriber yourself!

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