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CoolPreviews Alternatives

CoolPreviews is described as 'Browse faster—Preview links and images without leaving your current page or tab. Just mouseover any link and a preview window appears to display the content' and is an app in the web browsers category. There are four alternatives to CoolPreviews for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Google Chrome, Linux, Mac and Chrome OS. The best alternative is ezLinkPreview, which is free. Other great apps like CoolPreviews are Hover Zoom, Page Portal and Simple Link Preview.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Firefox

Browse faster—Preview links and images without leaving your current page or tab. Just mouseover any link and a preview...

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  1. ezLinkPreview icon

    ezLinkPreview

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome

    Browse more efficiently: Preview links and images without leaving your current tab. Mouseover any link and click the 'ez' icon (or press ALT and mouseover link) to show the linked page in a separate preview overlay or split screen.

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    Most users think ezLinkPreview is a great alternative to CoolPreviews.

    ezLink Preview is only for Chrome!

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    Not as easy as CoolPreview and only for Chrome browser.

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    It previews not just images and videos but also links.

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  2. Hover Zoom icon

    Hover Zoom

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

    Browse images galleries with ease: move the mouse cursor over thumbnails to view images in their full size without loading a new page. Pictures are automatically resized if they don't fit the window.

    Warning

    As written at http://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/1t4ubn/hoverzoom_for_chrome_is_infected_with_malware/ , it seems to contain malware. Be careful!

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  3. Page Portal

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Open any link in a panel, this makes the page more temporary than a tab. Open a link in a portal do something fast, get some information, then trash it and go back to business.

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    Does about the same as Cool Previews, others are chrome extensions

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    Simple Link Preview

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Firefox

    Preview links without leaving your current page. Fire Fox Add on.

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