Capture, Reverse Image Search is a powerful capturing reverse image search tool built on top of TinEye engine. If you want to contribute to the developement of this Addon, please Fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.
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Some of the important features about Capture, Reverse Image Search addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview about this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function and features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form in this page or the contact form in the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. Next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided in this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Capture, Reverse Image Search.
3 Reasons to Use Capture, Reverse Image Search
Easy reserve image search to find similar images
Ability to capture part of screen and reverse search that part
Powered by the TinEye reverse search engine
Browsers have been made famous in the society for a long period of time. The realm of the internet has been revolutionized with the evolution of browsers. These browsers have made the web engine experience better, and it has given people better opportunities to interact with loved ones, sitting in different corners of the world. In the last decade or so, we have been given the opportunity to surf the internet, through different browsers. Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Opera have made a name for themselves, in the field of browsing. These browsers process the keywords we enter in the search engine window and show us results from all around the globe. Recently, we have been introduced to a new browser tool, which uses the image recognition method to provide us with the closest results possible. This tool is known as Tineye engine. Tineye engine is a reverse image search engine, made by Idee Inc., which claims it to be the first image recognition search engine. However, copying and pasting an image into the search window, again and again, might be a nuisance for Tineye users. This is where Capture, Reverse Image Search addon for your browser comes in handy.
Capture, Reverse Image Search is a user-friendly addon, which helps people to capture any image from their specified browser, and sends it directly to Tineye engine, which removes the process of copying and pasting from in-between. It makes a reversing image to find similar pages easy. Moreover, this extension provides the opportunity to capture any part of the screen and reverse it to find results. Above all, the Capture, Reverse Image Search extension, helps in making your internet surfing easy and innovative. We would recommend this addon to everyone, especially people who are using Tineye image engine for searching images.
Frequently Asked Questions
What's new in this version?
See our version history page at the Firefox add-ons site for details about this update.
There is an image on a page, but it is hard to find its URL. How can I perform reverse search on this image?
In most cases, images are embedded as background images and hence it is not easy to find the actual URLs. This extension solves the problem by providing "Reverse Image Search (capture)" context menu option. Simply select the item and capture a portion of the screen. The captured image is automatically sent to TinEye and after successful upload, a new page with the results of your search will appear.
How does the extension perform reverse searches?
This extension is actually a wrapper to the powerful TinEye reverse image search engine.
What is TinEye?
TinEye is a reverse image search engine developed and offered by Idée, Inc., a company based in Toronto, Canada. Claiming to be "the first image search engine on the web to use image identification technology rather than keywords, metadata or watermarks". TinEye allows users to search not using keywords but with images. Upon submitting an image, TinEye creates a "unique and compact digital signature or fingerprint" of the image and matches it with other indexed images. This procedure is able to match even heavily edited versions of the submitted image, but will not usually return similar images in the results.
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