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ColorBox Alternatives

ColorBox is described as ': light-weight, customizable lightbox plugin for jQuery 1.3 & 1.4' and is a Image Viewer in the development category. There are eight alternatives to ColorBox, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, JavaScript, Wordpress and Node.JS. The best alternative is PhotoSwipe, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to ColorBox are Fancybox, Magnific Popup, Shadowbox and Lightbox 2.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online

ColorBox: light-weight, customizable lightbox plugin for jQuery 1.3 & 1.4.

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  1. PhotoSwipe icon

    PhotoSwipe

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Touch-friendly JavaScript image gallery for mobile and desktop, without dependencies. Responsive layout. Swipe and zoom gestures.

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    Fancybox

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    FancyBox is a tool for displaying images, html content and multi-media in a Mac-style "lightbox" that floats overtop of web page. It was built using the jQuery library.

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  3. Magnific Popup icon

    Magnific Popup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript
    • GitHub

    Magnific Popup is a responsive lightbox & dialog script with focus on performance and providing best experience for user with any device

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  4. Shadowbox icon

    Shadowbox

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Online

    Shadowbox is a web-based media viewer application that supports all of the webs most popular media publishing formats. Shadowbox is written entirely in JavaScript and CSS and is highly customizable.

    Discontinued

    Seems to be discontinued. Download section is broken so downloads are unavailable.

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    Lightbox 2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Lightbox is a simple, unobtrusive script used to overlay images on the current page. Its a snap to setup and works on all modern browsers.

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    frescoJS

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Create stunning overlays that work great at any screensize, in all browsers on every device. Fresco is a beautiful responsive lightbox. It can be used to create stunning overlays that work great at any screen size, in all browsers on every device.

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    Featherlight.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Chrome OS
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    • Node.JS
    • jQuery

    Featherlight is a very lightweight jQuery lightbox plugin. It's simple yet flexible and easy to use. Featherlight has minimal css and uses no inline styles, it offers image, ajax and iframe support out of the box.

    Out of the boy lightbox with featherlight
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    Simple lightbox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Lightweight and responsive lightbox library with no dependencies.

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