Bing Image Search API

Enhance your apps and websites with image search options, from trends to detailed insights.

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Search for images and get comprehensive results

With Bing Image Search API v7, help users scour the web for images. Results include thumbnails, full image URLs, publishing website info, image metadata, and more. With the API v7, discover new sorting and filtering options that simplify finding specific results in image searches and enable paging of results.

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Bing Image Search API can help you create generic image search experiences in your application.

Bing Image Search APIs also gives the ability to search for specific types of images for example Line Art, Clip Art and Photos.

Image Search API provides a variety of parameters such as market, SafeSearch, freshness, color, license and size to refine specific image search queries.

JSON responses are full of all the rich information needed by developers to effectively implement their image search scenario.

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Image insights

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


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Image search filters

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


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Trending images

Customize a search for trending images from around the world.


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