Bing Image Search API

Add a variety of image search options to your app or website, from trending images to detailed insights.

Search for images and get comprehensive results

Help users scour the web for images. Results include thumbnails, full image URLs, publishing website info, image metadata and more. Try out the demo. Submit a query via the search box or click on one of the provided examples.

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Image insights

Image metadata includes machine-generated captions, visually similar images, shopping and recipe sources, related image searches and more.

Image search filters

Narrow search results with filters including image type, layout, freshness and license.

Trending images

Customize a search for trending images from around the world.

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