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August 18, 2009

Filter Images by Aspect Ratio in Google Images

As promised, Google Images added the option to restrict the results by aspect ratio. If you go to the advanced search page, you'll be able to choose one of the four types of images: tall, square, wide and panoramic.

This is one of the last missing features from Google Images Search that were available in Microsoft's Bing. Google Images has improved a lot lately by adding advanced options that help you refine the results (Creative Commons search, searching by size) and options that require image analysis (finding similar images, searching by color, detecting faces).


  1. I think Image search is missing one point: the ability to find image by size, using only one dimension (width OR height). Think about "search Creative Commons for images with width of 500px". Many blogger would love it!

    Now if I specify one size, it give me back only square images

  2. Google Image Search keeps getting better! It would have been nice if they had a feature in which the image results were displayed in reverse order of popularity.

  3. Can we search using a custom aspect ratio like 16:9 ? It will be great to search wallpapers !