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 (Free), Page Portal (Free) and Simple Link Preview (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 7, 2018

    1. 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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      ezLinkPreview vs CoolPreviews opinions
      Most users think ezLinkPreview is a great alternative to CoolPreviews.
      Not as easy as CoolPreview and only for Chrome browser.
      Positive comment almost 6 years ago

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      It previews not just images and videos but also links.
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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      ezLink Preview is only for Chrome!
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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      • 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.

      Animated example: http://imgur.com/dKWN8.

      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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      • 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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      Page Portal vs CoolPreviews opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Does about the same as Cool Previews, others are chrome extensions
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Firefox
      Preview links without leaving your current page. Fire Fox Add on.
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