Friday, 29 March 2013

7+ free jquery image zoom plugins for creating best zoom effect


There are some free jQuery image zoom plugins available which will help you create stunning zoom effect for your photos. Especially it is useful for a shopping website. Following are 7+ such handpicked jquery zoom plugins to choose from.


Featured Image Zoomer (now w/Multi-Zoom) v2.1

This image zoom javascript plugin lets you view a magnified portion of any image upon moving your mouse over it. A magnifying area appears alongside the image displaying the magnified image on demand.

Here are the script's features

  • The user can toggle the zoom level by using the mousewheel.  
  • It's great to use on product images, photos, or other images with lots of details you want users to be able to get into on command. 



gZoom jquery image zoom plugin

Great user interactive. That's what we can call this jquery image zoom plugin. It supports many functions like buttons, sliders, mouse wheels to zoom.

Photo zoom effect with jquery

The idea is show some images which are zoomed in initially and when hovering over an image it gets zoomed out. This effect could be used in photography websites or image galleries. Our example uses some black and white images to focus on the effect.

Zoomer jQuery Image Zoom plugin

A plugin to enlarge images on mouseover or mousedown

ImageLens – A jQuery plug-in for Lens Effect Image Zooming plugin

Use this jQuery plug-in to add lens style zooming effect to an image

Zoomooz plugin

JQZoom is a javascript image magnifier built at the top of the popular jQuery javascript framework. jQzoom is a great and a really easy to use script to magnify what you want. It works on all modern browsers.

Anything Zoom plugin

This is one of the great jquery plugin from css-tricks which is capable of zooming anything including images.