How to Reverse Image Search on Mac

Charlotte Daniels

Mac, Tutorials

Are you looking for a way to reverse image search on your Mac? Look no further!

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of performing a reverse image search using various methods on your Mac. So, let’s get started!

Method 1: Using a Web Browser

If you prefer using a web browser to perform a reverse image search, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Open your preferred web browser (such as Safari or Chrome).

  2. Navigate to an image search engine like Google Images.

  3. Click on the camera icon or the “Search by image” option.

  4. Select “Upload an image” from the available options.

  5. Click on the “Choose File” button and locate the image you want to perform a reverse search on.

  6. Once you have selected the image, click on “Open” or “Choose” to upload it.

  7. The search engine will then process the uploaded image and display relevant results based on visual similarity.

Method 2: Using Third-Party Applications

If you prefer using dedicated applications for performing reverse image searches, there are several options available:

a) Google Chrome Extensions

If Google Chrome is your preferred browser, you can install extensions like “Search by Image” or “TinEye Reverse Image Search.” Here’s how:

  1. Open Google Chrome on your Mac.

  2. Visit the Chrome Web Store and search for the desired reverse image search extension.

  3. Select the extension you want to install from the search results.

  4. Click on the “Add to Chrome” button to install the extension.

  5. After installation, you can find the extension’s icon in your browser’s toolbar.

  6. To perform a reverse image search, simply right-click on an image and select the appropriate option from the context menu.

b) Third-Party Applications

There are also standalone applications available for performing reverse image searches. One such popular application is “TinEye.” Here’s how you can use it:

  1. Visit the TinEye website ( using your preferred web browser.

  2. Click on the “Upload” button or drag and drop an image onto the webpage.

    TinEye will then process the uploaded image and display relevant search results based on visual similarity.

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