Image Copyright Checker

Discover copyrighted images on your website with our Image Copyright Checker.

PicDefense is here to help you identify and address image copyright risks, ensuring compliance and safeguarding your brand.

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Why Use

Find out if you are unknowingly using copyrighted images on your website.

Image Copyright Scanning

Our cutting-edge tool scans your entire website, checking for potential copyright infringement.

Accurate Risk Assessment

Our advanced algorithms provide a reliable risk score for each image, so you know which ones to investigate further.

Extensive Image Database

We leverage leading image search databases to compare your images against a constantly updated collection of over 58.3 billion indexed images from the web.

Affordable and Flexible Pricing

Pay only for the number of images you want to check, with no contracts required.

Flexible Image Format Support

Supports JPEG, PNG, WEBP, and GIF image formats.

User-friendly Interface

Simply input your website URL or a list of image URLs, and our tool will do the heavy lifting for you.

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Automatic Website Image Scanning

Effortlessly scan your entire website for copyrighted images. Simply enter the URL of your website and let our tool automatically search for all the images on your site.

Manual Image URL Checking

Need to check a specific list of image URLs? Simply input them into our form.
Have a bulk list of image URLs to check?
No problem, just paste them into our form and we will process them all.

Easy-to-Understand Report

We make it easy to stay protected from copyright infringement. With just a few clicks, you’ll receive a report of any high-risk images on your website, so you can take action to address them.

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How to Legally Use Images Online

PicDefense is an image risk checker tool that helps you assess the risk of using copyrighted images on your website.

It scans your website images and provides you a report that lists which images you should check further to avoid infringing on image copyright laws.

With PicDefense, you can stay proactive in addressing copyright issues and avoid legal consequences.

While no company can ever guarantee 100% accuracy, PicDefense strives to provide the best possible detection through our advanced algorithms and extensive database.

However, it’s important to understand that a positive detection on our tool doesn’t mean an image is copyrighted, and a negative detection doesn’t mean an image isn’t. It’s important to look at the context of the images, seek permission or the original source, other information and make a judgement call.

We strongly suggest that users of our tool to have a good understanding of copyright laws and regulations, and apply their own judgement in addition to our tool’s output.

Yes, PicDefense is private and secure. When PicDefense checks your images, your image is never saved or indexed. Your images belong to you!

If an image has a high PicRisk score, it is highly likely a copyrighted image. Check to make sure you have a license to use that image or ensure you have proper approval to use those images.

Remember that even if you are unaware of a copyright, it is still not generally appropriate. This is because some images may be protected by other intellectual property rights, such as trademark or trade dress, or may be protected by privacy or publicity rights.

Therefore, it is always a good idea to get permission from the owner of an image before using it, even if you believe the image is not protected by copyright.

If you find a copyrighted image on your website, you should take steps to remove the image or seek permission from the copyright owner to use the image.

If you have a valid license to use the image, you can whitelist it in the whitelist feature.

Yes, you can whitelist an image after it has been flagged as copyrighted if you have a valid license or permission to use the image. To do this, simply navigate to the report and click on the “Whitelist” button next to the image in question.

Yes, you can use PicDefense to check images you intend to use on social media platforms. PicDefense will be able to check the image and provide a risk score, however it’s important to note that copyright laws and policies vary between social media platforms, you should consult each platforms terms and conditions to ensure that the use of the image is compliant with them.

While PicDefense uses a large database and advanced algorithms to detect copyrighted images, no company can guarantee 100% accuracy. However, we strive to provide the best possible detection and our team is available to help you in case of any questions or issues you may have.

PicDefense works by checking all of the images on your website to make sure you aren’t unknowingly using any copyrighted images.

We have a vast database of over 58.3 billion indexed images from the web, as well as partnerships with the top image databases.

Our tool also has a list of high-risk domains and a whitelist feature, so you can easily flag images that you have permission to use.

With PicDefense, you can be confident that your website is in compliance with copyright laws and your brand is protected.

Check our pricing page for more information, but in general PicDefense requires purchase of credits on our website.

After you purchase credits, you will be able to use the credits to check images.

Each image we check is counted as ONE (1) Credit.

Yes, you can provide a list of URLs that you want PicDefense to check for. You can also crawl your website to check all of the images on your website.

Typically, you will get the report within a few minutes, depending on the number of images involved in your check. Your dashboard will display the current status of your check.

No! To get started, create an account and log into the Dashboard

There is no limit to the number of images you can check at once, it all depends on the number of credits you have purchased. However, it’s worth noting that if you have a large number of images, it may take some time for the scan to complete.

You can purchase credits by visiting the dashboard and clicking on the “Buy” button.

We offer a range of credit packages to suit different needs, and you can pay using a credit card.

It’s a good idea to run a scan with PicDefense regularly, particularly if you frequently update your website.

However, the exact frequency of scanning will depend on the size and activity of your website.

A monthly or quarterly schedule should be adequate for most websites.

If you provide an image that is already whitelisted, it will be flagged as safe and will not be counted towards your credit usage. This is a good feature to be aware of if you have a large number of images and want to avoid unnecessary scans in future runs.


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Easily scan your website for copyrighted images!

I was caught off guard when I received a copyright demand letter. Luckily, I found PicDefense and they helped me scan my website for other copyrighted images and take the necessary steps to address them before I get another letter. I highly recommend their service to any website owner.
Jack Sullivan
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