Help:Image searching

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There are a number of tools to help you find images on the Internet. To search in Commons' internal database, use Special:Search. There are also several gadgets available to link to these tools - they can be activated by visiting your Preferences.

For searching images at Commons, see Help:Searching.

Image search gadgets[edit]

  • TinEye: "TinEye is a reverse image search engine. It finds out where an image came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or if there is a higher resolution version." The TinEye gadget adds a tab on File pages which links to the TinEye website for a reverse image search on that file.
  • Google Images: Google Images can also do a reverse image search. The Google Images gadget adds a tab on File pages which links to the Google Images website for a reverse image search on that file.
  • Europeana: Europeana brings together European cultural connections. The Europeana gadget adds a link in the Toolbox on Category pages which links to the Europeana search tool for finding and uploading related images from Europeana.

Other tools[edit]

Commons:Tools provides an extensive list of tools, some of which assist in searching Commons' internal database.