Find Similar Images

Learn how to conduct a reverse image search using a sample photo. Find similar and duplicate images effortlessly. Search for images in your local computer or network photo library!

Duplicate Image Finder
Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP (32 & 64 Bit)
Duplicate Image Finder

How to Search With an Image and Find Similar Photos?

Many tools like Google Image Search look for similar photos online, but what about if you want to search your local photo library? Common duplicate finders can not find similar images and are not designed to search. Therefore, Duplicate Image Finder provides an Image Search feature and can solve this problem easily.

Duplicate Image Finder is a tool for finding duplicate and look-alike photos on your computer and local network. Unlike the common duplicate finders, it uses advanced image processing algorithms to search for similar images between image formats.

It is extremely optimized and utilizes hardware acceleration to search for similarities in huge image libraries of millions of photos. To top that up it supports all popular image formats - 340 photo formats, including RAW, HEIC/HEIF, AVIF, JPG, JP2, J2K, HDP, DCM, DICOM, WDP, JXR, PNG, GIF, NEF, CRW, CR2, CR3, DNG, PSD, WebP and many more.

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Steps to Find Similar Images

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1. Add Folders

Open Duplicate Image Finder and drag folders in the app. Use the 'Add Folder' button to add network folders or external drives.

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2. Search for Similar Image

Set how similar the images should be in percent. Click "Image Search" on the toolbar and add the images to be found.

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3. Review Similar Images

You can locate the listed photos in File Explorer via the popup menu. You can also mark the images and move, copy or delete them..

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Fast Image Search in Large Photo Libraries

Duplicate Image Finder is extremely optimized to search for similar images in a large photo collection.

Duplicate Image Finder is extremely optimized for searching for similar images in large photo collections. In addition to the fact that it can compare millions of images, it will also index those photos in its internal database. Therefore consequent photo searches will be hundreds of times faster than the initial scan. That makes it ideal for local reverse image search in a photo database.

Duplicate Image Finder utilizes advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) algorithms and also uses hardware acceleration to compare and find similarities between photos faster than any other tool. That is why it can find similarities between millions of photos faster.

Besides finding similar images using a sample photo it can organize your entire photo library. It has multiple scan modes for finding look-alike images and removing duplicates. You will save gigabytes of disk space by removing unnecessary cloned images.

Frequently Asked Questions

To find similar photos all you need to do is:

  1. Add the folders that you want to search in Duplicate Image Finder
  2. Set how similar the images in the found groups should be in percent. Set 100% for exact duplicates.
  3. Click "Image Search" on the toolbar and add the photos that your want to find and click "Search"
  4. Review the results and use the auto-mark options to select the duplicates. You can move, delete or backup the selected images.

Those are the 4 simple steps that you need to follow to easily find similar photos.

Yes, Duplicate Image Finder is an app that can find similar photos and duplicate images in any image format. It also can search for similar images using a sample photo.

To finding similar images in a folder follow these simple steps:

  1. Add the folder that you want to search in the folders list or drag it inside the Duplicate Image Finder app
  2. Set how similar the found images should be by setting similarity level in percentage and hit the Scan button
  3. After the scan is complete all similar images will be listed in groups by similarity

Duplicate Image Finder is the application that compares images for similarities. It can find similar photos in any image format because it loads the images and compares the actual image content.

Duplicate Image Finder scans and displays duplicate or similar photos in sets. It then serves you with the option to delete duplicate photos by selecting the ones with the lowest quality. The best part is that it will ensure one copy of each set remains unchecked. Nevertheless, if you select all photos in a duplicate group the application will warn you that you are about to delete all copies of a photo. You should keep one copy in each group to preserve the "original" image.

To upload an image and use it for your search:

  1. Go to
  2. Click Search by image.
  3. Click Upload a file.
  4. Select an image.
  5. Click Open or Choose.


Google's Search by Image is a feature that uses reverse image search and allows users to search for related images by uploading an image or copying the image URL. Google accomplishes this by analyzing the submitted picture and constructing a mathematical model of it.

Duplicate Image Finder does the same for your own photo library. You can use a sample photo to find similar images in your image collection.