Do you have experienced any difficulty to find an image related to one in your hand. Sometimes we want to find out some images that marches with those images in our hand. We can easily find images using search engines by giving a keyword related to images. But how to find similar images that matches an image on your hand. Think that you have a picture and want to more information about that picture, like individuals in the picture, objects or places in it. There are tools for it, just upload a particular image instead of a keyword in the search box, the tool will find related pictures for you. You can also give URL or web address of the picture to initiate the search. Here are some search engines and apps to help you to find the similar images to you.
Google Image Search (https://images.google.com/)
Google Images was first introduced in 2001, after that you can easily find the appropriate images that you are looking for with the help of keywords. Now a new search method evolved, known as ‘Reverse Image Search’,means image search with the help of images instead of the keywords. To performa a reverse image search in Google,
- Go to images.google.com
- Click the camera icon (you can type the URL for an image if it is available online-right-click an image on any website to select and copy image URL)
- Upload an image from your computer, or drag an image from another window (you can drag and drop an image into the search box If you’re on Chrome or Firefox 4+, you can also drag an image from your computer into the search box).
Bing Image Search (https://www.bing.com/images/)
The Bing search engine from Microsoft, also have a nice reverse image search. Look for the camera icon next to the search box at the top of www.bing.com/images. When you click it on the desktop, it asks for an image URL, or for you to upload a picture, just like Google does on the desktop.
Yandex Image Search (https://yandex.com/images/)
Yandex Image search use a Content-based Image Retrieval (CBIR) technique, also known as Query by Image Content, which considers image content as a criteria of image search rather than the metadata information which contains image details such as camera that has been used, use of flash etc. This CBIR technique considers several image aspects to perform image search such as texture, shape and colour.
You can search similar images in Yandex simply by clicking the ‘image search’, then upload an image or drag an image file or inserting the image URL address.
You can use a picture as your search to find related images from around the web.Search using an image works best when the image is likely to show up in other places on the web. So you’ll get more results for famous landmarks than you will for personal images like your latest family photo.
You can use imageraider for reverse image search using your phone or tablet.
You can search for images that are similar to ones you see somewhere.
Reverse Image Search tools helps you to
find fake social media accounts. You can find Plagiarism, if you are a professional or amateur photographer. This tool could be of great help to you, use free reverse image search to find out your photos are using illegally for commercial reasons without properly attributing credits. You can also check smallseotools image search.
Google Goggles (Android APP)
You can search by taking a picture using this app. First point your mobile phone camera to a picture like, a painting, a famous landmark, a barcode or QR code, a product, or a popular image. If Goggles finds it in its database, it will provide you with useful information.
Veracity – Reverse Image Search (IOS APP)
Easily discover the truth behind the pixels with Veracity-as their advertisement. You can perform reverse image search on any image, otherwise known as “search by image”. It helps you to find out what the subject of a photo is. Discover where else on the web the same photo exists, even it if has been cropped or edited. You can easily root out profiles on social apps that use fake photos.
From the above discussion you may noticed that reverse Image Search tool helps you to find fake social media accounts, find image Plagiarism, to recognize people, products and places in a photo.