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Searching by Pixels?

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, February 21, 2007
14 years ago3,834 views

Hi i was wondering if you can search google images for images a certain size. For example; i need a graphic 720x375 in size. If so could you please tell me how or if you know of any other sites where i can do this.

Thank You

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Google only allows you to restrict the image search to certain vague "size groups." But you can do this with the Yahoo Image search API, with a bit of programming. I did this for to aggregate only images above a certain size – the Yahoo API result contains the image dimensions, so you can automatically reject those images which don't meet your requirements. However, if you only accept a very specific dimension and nothing else, this may become too slow. ...

Normal Yahoo image search allows you to restrict your dimensions to just wallpapers, though. Search for e.g. [wallpapers of flowers] and you get only dimensions like 640 x 480, 1024 x 768 and so on. (Incidentally, that syntax does not work with the Yahoo API.) ...

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Thank You. But you are right that would take to long

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