A search service created by Google that allows users to search the web for image content.

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What are the sizes used for the different options?

When searching on Google Images, under "Search Tools" there is a dropdown for "Size". The options in this list are: Large Medium Icon Larger than... Exactly... While the bottom 2 are fairly easy ...
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How to download all Google Search images results

Is there a way to automatically download all the images that Google shows up on Google Image Search? I do not want to download the thumbnails and only the actual images in their actual sizes.
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Best web search method to found “template” pictures

[recommended migration from Graphic design] When I prepare scientific presentation I frequently use Google image search engine to find suitable pictures to insert them on Impress slides (Libre ...
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Switch off drag and drop feature of Google image search

How do I turn off Google's drag and drop image-based search feature? When you go to the Google Image search engine, people can drop a picture into the search box and the results of the search will be ...
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How do I disable zoom effect when hovering mouse over thumbnails in Google Image Search?

I think this is something of a usability flaw, so I wonder if it's possible to disable the effect that scales thumbnails up when mousing over the results. Either via a setting somewhere in my Google ...
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How to search only totally free images in Google?

I needed an image of a robot for a presentation, and I wanted an image with a free (e.g. creative commons) license. I searched in Google images "robot free", but got mostly royalty-free images (i.e. ...
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Is there a way to search for images with transparent background using Google Image Search?

How can I search for an image with transparent background using Google Image Search?
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How do I find the earliest / original instance of an image on the web?

I'm curious about the etymology (aka "origin") of this image I found on the web: How would I go about finding the earliest websearch result for this image? Yes, I can use TinEye to find other ...
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Are the image sizes Google reports inaccurate?

I tired to do a search by image earlier and got these results. However, I found one was reported at 800x1000, but is smaller than one reported at 768x960. What causes Google to misread these sizes? ...
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Google image search URL that can be shared?

I performed a Google Image search, it shows results, but when I send the search URL to someone, they can not see any result: ...
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Is there a quick way of getting a beautiful URL to a Google search query?

When searching Google I often want to share a link to my search. (not to a search result, to the current page with the results) Many years ago Google used to have excellent URLs. For example: ...
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Google alerts for images

We use Google alerts quite allot to keep in touch with whats being said about our company, but what we’ve found really useful lately is using the reverse image search tool in Google Images to search ...
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How do I search an image with specific resolution using new Google Image Search

As you know, there was an option available in Google Image Search known as Search image with specific screen resolution, option name as Exactly but recently Google changed the approach and am not ...
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Show only distinct results matching keyword in Google Image Search, no duplicates

Is there a way to search Google Images for distinct images matching a keyword? It's annoying to search something and get dozens of versions of the same thing.
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Search animated pics with Google

Is there a way to search for animated GIFs or PNGs with Google? (Not static GIF or PNG files, but animated files.) I’ve tried with apng but Google does not recognize that filetype and trims it.
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Search Google Images for minimum 640x480 size by default

I generally search for images using Google Image Search and after any search, I select the minimum size as 640x480 from the left pane of the page. Is there any way to set a minimum size for Google ...
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Can I hide images on Google Image Search that I've already flagged?

When I'm reporting offensive images on Google, is it possible to hide images that I've already flagged? I want the images that I've flagged as offensive to disappear from my search results (instead of ...
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How to use old Google image search instead of new one?

I frequently use the Google image search. Here in Central Europe they recently deployed a new UI for image search with some fancy pop up windows. Can someone tell me how to switch back to the old ...
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Google Image Search - Specify exact width with any height?

The Google image search has the ability to search for images with specific dimensions. For example, you can search for an image with an exact pixel width and height of your choice. However, if you ...
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Remove offensive images from the search results that I see [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I stop offensive images from appearing on Google Image Search? I have reported various offensive images from one specific website, but after a few weeks, most of the ...
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Google Search Tips For French Words

I like to find film posters or book covers featuring a word that I am learning. Sometimes it is difficult to find anything using Google Image search so I need to improve my search terms. For example, ...
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Order Google image search by resolution (descending)

How can I order a Google image search by image's resolution in descending order (greater to lowest resolution)?
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Search Google images filtered by date range

I am trying to find recent images (e.g not older than 1 year) using a specific search term. Is it possible specify a date range when using Google Images Search?
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Is there a more efficient way to Google search by image instead of dragging?

Google has released their search by image functionality and I tend to use it a lot. The problem lies with a quicker way to search than dragging or pasting the URL. Ideally I would like an extension ...
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Search for vector graphics in Google Images

In Google Images, one can normally specify an image format, for example let's say I want PNGs; then I can type filetype:png my search terms. Today, I wanted to search for some vector graphics so I ...
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Showing Images filter on encrypted Google search

When I use Google Encrypted sometimes I can't see Images in the left panel (even if I click on More). How do I make it show?
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Google Image Search reverted to old style [closed]

A few days ago Google Image Search reverted back to the old style, I much prefer the new style. It does not matter if I'm logged in or not. How do I tell Google I want the new style image search? ...
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Way to stop the insanity of the new Google image search?

Short of disabling JavaScript, is there any way to stop the irritating behaviour of the new-fangled Google image search? I'm tired of having things pop up and down, move around, and scroll up and down ...