Image Search API

Find the perfect image

ContextualWeb crawls and indexes the entire web to create and maintain one of the largest image databases in the world - so you can find just the image you’re looking for.

Sign up now to get 10,000 requests per month for free.

Integrate with RapidAPI

Easily integrate image search in your app or website. Just get your API key from RapidAPI and use our Quick Start Guide to integrate in minutes.

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Free Image Search API

To provide perfect image search results, we had to deeply understand how images are tagged and treated throughout the web. To do so, we crawled billions of images and built a state-of-the-art algorithm to search them. Try it out for yourself. Your first 10,000 requests per month are on us.


High-res Thumbnails

To keep your app speedy, our Image Search API provides high-quality thumbnails of all resulting images. Despite their high resolution, these thumbnails have low file sizes and can be easily embedded even in a data conscious mobile app.

Relevancy and Timeliness

ContextualWeb crawls the web in real-time to give you the most recent and popular images for your search query. In addition to the static images (like logos, symbols, and photos) our Image Search API can provide the most up to date images for your search query.

(In the image on the right, you'll see that a "star wars" search returns images from the most recent films.)


Competitive Pricing

Compared to other leading Image Search API providers, you'll get much more mileage, better versatility and accurate search results with ContextualWeb. If you're looking for a Free Image Search API, look no further: we offer up to 10,000 requests/month free.

ContextualWeb Image API

$0.5 / 1K requests
  • ✅ Billions of images
  • ✅ Compressed HQ thumbnails
  • ✅ 10,000 requests/month free
  • ✅ Enterprise-grade security & privacy

Microsoft Bing Image API

$7 / 1K requests
  • ✅ Billions of images
  • ⛔️ Large thumbnail filesize
  • ⛔️ No free plan
  • ⛔️ No privacy guarantee

All prices shown are true for 250,000 requests/month. In this scenario you would save $4,800 per month vs Bing. Found a cheaper plan than ours? Let us know and we'll refund the difference.