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Find Original Source of Image – Image Identification Technology


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how to trace the origin of pictures downloaded from the internet?
I have a picture how to search for its source on the net?
I have been sent an image how can i find out where it came from online?

Find image source or find same image online easily. Tracking the origin of photo with TinEys is easy. TinEye is a reverse image search engine based on online image identification technology to find actual source of image. You can submit an image to TinEye to find out where it came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or to find higher resolution versions of image. TinEye is the first image search engine on the web to use image identification technology rather than keywords, metadata or watermarks. This image search engine will be helpful for photographers and other people who want to search copies of their images online.

TinEye finds exact and altered copies of the images that you submit, including those that have been cropped, colour adjusted, resized, heavily edited or slightly rotated. TinEye does not commonly return similar matches, and it cannot recognize the contents of any image.

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Image Identification Technology Features

  • Find out where an image came from, or get more information about it
  • Research or track the appearance of an image online
  • Find higher resolution versions of an image
  • Locate web pages that make use of an image you have created
  • Discover modified or edited versions of an image

See the various versions of the same image over internet. If you are owner of any image and that’s your property then its easy to find its copies over internet and see how it is being used at different sites.

TinEye Plugins for FF and IE

You can install extension for TinEye in your internet browser and right click at any image and search its copies over internet as you go. The TinEye browser plugin is the fastest way to search for same web images right from your Firefox or IE browser.


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