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Compiz Enhanced Zoom Alternatives

Compiz Enhanced Zoom is described as 'The Enhanced Zoom Desktop plugin allows the whole screen to be zoomed in for improved legibility. It is possible to continue working with other applications while zoomed in' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are eight alternatives to Compiz Enhanced Zoom for Windows, Mac, PortableApps.com, Linux and BSD. The best alternative is ZoomIt, which is free. Other great apps like Compiz Enhanced Zoom are Glassbrick, Magnifixer, Virtual Magnifying Glass and Lens (Magnifier).

This page was last updated Jul 2, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

The Enhanced Zoom Desktop plugin allows the whole screen to be zoomed in for improved legibility. It is possible to...

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  1. ZoomIt

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    ZoomIt is screen zoom and annotation tool for technical presentations that include application demonstrations.

  2. Glassbrick

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Glassbrick is a screen magnifier that makes zooming your screen quick and easy. It allows you to change the colours of your screen to enhance readability. It’s also customisable, lightweight, fast and efficient.



  3. Magnifixer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Magnifixer is a screen magnifier utility. You can place it anywhere on your screen, make it any size you want and select a zoom level. Magnifixer will always show the area of your screen where the mouse cursor resides.

  4. Virtual Magnifying Glass

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com

    Virtual Magnifying Glass, a free, open source, screen magnification program for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS X. Free full version download and instructions for use.

  5. Lens (Magnifier)

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Whenever single-pixel-accuracy is required, Lens will assist you by magnifying the area around the mouse pointer.



  6. OneLoupe

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    OneLoupe is a customizable screen magnification tool. It runs in the system tray and can be activated by clicking on the icon or setting a HotKey.

  7. WindowWatcher

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    WindowWatcher is a free hybrid window magnifier and remote control spy. It gives Windows the ability to have proper and resizable picture-in-picture support above and beyond Aero Snap.

  8. Draw on my screen

    • Mac

    Draw anywhere, any time on your screen!.

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