Copyright infringement is a major concern for the internet world nowadays. Especially when we talk about images, the copyright issue is more. So in this article, we will talk about How to get copyright free images in Google search
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What is Copyright Infringement
Every content on the internet has an owner. Be it an image or an article, it has an owner who holds the ownership. Copying and using those contents without permission from owners is called copyright infringement. This is the biggest threat nowadays although there are rules set in place.
How to get copyright free images in Google search
Fortunately, there are many content owners who give their contents to others for personal and commercial use. Let’s find out how to get copyright free images in Google search
- Open google.com
- Search for any image
- Go to Tools next to settings
- Click Usage Rights
- Under usage right you will see five options as shown below
Not filtered by licence
When you select this option the page will show all images irrespective of any licence. You should take extra caution when downloading any image from this list.
Labelled for reuse with modifications
These are images which you can use for commercial purpose and you are also allowed to do modifications. Images shown in the list with these settings can be used for your blog or YouTube videos.
Labelled for reuse
This setting is the same as above except the fact that you are not allowed to do modifications.
Labelled for non-commercial reuse with modifications
Images with this filter can only be used for personal use but you are allowed to do modifications. This is helpful for college projects and you are doing a freelancers work.
Labelled for non-commercial reuse
This filter is the same as above but you are not allowed to do any changes to those images.
So if you have a YouTube channel or a blog and want to use free images from Google then you should choose the second and third filter. On top of that, you should also go to individual images and check their copyright policy. The reason being Google does not filter properly and you should not take a chance.
If you want you can watch the video to know the process
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