How to get copyright free images in Google search

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How to get copyright free images in Google search

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

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

copyright free image in google search

copyright free image in google search

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.

Conclusion

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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