Sometimes we find an image online but do not its source or from where it is taken, or we want to use some image in our project but not sure about its origin, in such a scenario, search by image feature comes in handy. Perhaps you might have heard of Google’s Image Search service for the same. There are some other ways too in which you can search by image online. Here are the three best reverse image search tools you can use in 2021.
Ways To Search By Image Online
1. Google Image Search
Google Image is the most popular reverse image search tool on the internet. It allows you to search by image online, however, you can use the service only on Google Image’s web version. If you want to use it on a mobile phone, you can use the ‘Desktop Site’ option on your phone.
To perform a reverse image search on Google, visit Google Images and tap on the camera icon on the search field. You get three options- upload the image directly, paste a URL to the image, or drag and drop the image directly to the search window. Once the search is initiated, Google looks up in its database and shows the results.
Read a detailed guide on How To Search On Google Using Image or Video.
Yandex is a Russia-based image search engine that also lets you search by image. Like Google, Yandex also has a huge database of images, and thus it offers the best possible results for your image search queries. The UI is very clean and simple and you can either upload an image or paste a link to the image in the search field.
Yandex also does not require you to sign up on it in order to use it and it is a completely free service. Visit Yandex and click on the camera icon next to the search field and it will show you two options for searching by an image.
3. CamFind App
CamFind is a mobile search engine that allows you to search for any image or other things on your smartphone just by clicking a picture. It offers the best possible search results, related or similar images and videos, shopping links, and price comparisons. You also get options for social sharing to Facebook and Twitter.
This also has the ability to upload images from the camera roll. Apart from that, the app also has some additional features QR & barcode scanner, language translator, voice search, etc.
Bonus Tip: Google Lens
Google introduced the Lens feature for its Pixel phones initially. The company later integrated the feature in its Photos app for iOS users. After it became more popular, Google made it available as a standalone app on Android. Google Lens lets you search for anything through images and finds a relevant result. It shows information related to the image, along with a link to respective website.
These were a few ways in which you can search by image online on your phone or PC. If you know of any other such tool, tell us in the comments!
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