SyntheticEye – Argus (AI Image Detector)

SyntheticEye Argus AI image detector. Website screenshot.



Argus is an AI image detector from SyntheticEye, designed to differentiate authentic images from those generated by AI. 

This tool complements SyntheticEye's Aletheia, which specifically targets AI face detection.

Who Can Use It:

Ideal for educators, content creators, and media professionals, Argus is crucial for anyone needing to verify image authenticity and combat misinformation.

How It Works?

Argus employs AI algorithms to identify images generated by various AI generators such as Bing Image Creator, Dall-E 2 & 3, Stable Diffusion, Craiyon, Lexica Aperture, and Midjourney.

It is trained on a comprehensive dataset including AI-generated images from various platforms and real images.

Key Features:

  • User-friendly interface.
  • Also available as a Chrome extension.
  • Developed by dedicated young enthusiasts.


  • Effectiveness is influenced by image resolution and lighting.
  • No API Support: Currently lacks API integration, limiting automated batch processing.

Overall: ★★★☆☆

The Argus AI image detector from SyntheticEye performed well in our testing. 

However, it does not give you confidence scores, so if this is important, you might want to choose another tool.

Also, it can detect real and AI-generated images with high accuracy, but struggles with real images that have been altered.

Real image detection: ★★★★☆

It detected our real image as human.

AI-altered image detection: ★☆☆☆☆

It detected our AI-modified image as likely real.

AI-generated image detection: ★★★★☆

It detected our AI-generated image as AI.

Disclaimer: Results may vary. Always do your own testing.

The tools on this website are tested using a specific testing method for each category. This ensures they are evaluated fairly and in a way most people would use them.

AI detectors may seem similar at first glance, but they come with different features and are intended for various use cases. Choose a tool that best suits your specific needs for the most accurate results. 

Paid tools are usually more accurate and better for advanced users needing integration and bulk detection. 

Free tools can be hit-or-miss, with usage limits and varying accuracy. 

Therefore, we suggest you check out all of our AI detectors to find the best option for you. logo



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