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Jake
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Where are NFT images stored?

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You can store them on Filecoin or Piniata. Both can be accessed via IPFS or HTTP.

If you want your NFT data to never change, you can also use Bundlr, which stores data on Arweave. It can be accessed via HTTP too.

If your NFT doesn't use media (images/music/etc) or just very small files, you can also store them directly on-chain.

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Nice 👌

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The transaction (secondary market trading and the initial minting for an NFT) is stored on the blockchain where the initial smart contract was deployed.

The actual image itself can be stored in a number places as part of the mint, OpenSea for example stores them on an InterPlanetary File System (IPFS). An 'InterPlanetary File System' is a peer-to-peer network for the safekeeping of file data across many devices.

Important to remember that nothing is actually stored in your wallet, all transactions are on the blockchain.