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CThruView Transparent Image Viewer Alternatives

CThruView Transparent Image Viewer is described as 'CThruView is a free transparent image viewer that allows mouse clicks to go through the image. This makes your image see through and click through, so use it as tracing paper, splash screen or watermark' and is a Image Viewer in the photos & graphics category. There are nine alternatives to CThruView Transparent Image Viewer for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. The best alternative is PureRef, which is free. Other great apps like CThruView Transparent Image Viewer are Overlay2, PixelPerfect, LayerX and Custom Desktop Logo.

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  1. PureRef icon

    PureRef

    • Mac
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    10 alternatives to PureRef 

    PureRef was created to be a simple and lightweight tool for artists to organize and view their reference images. Image can be scaled and collage can also be made.

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    1.  LightweightPureRef consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freePureRef doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Works OfflinePureRef can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  PortablePureRef can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    The last version (1.11.1) is from August 2020.

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    Overlay2

    • Mac
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    11 alternatives to Overlay2 

    Overlay2 is like digital tracing paper for your computer. It opens a semi-transparent floating image over video capture or editing software, or 3D modelling software, so you can use the image as a reference or positioning guide.

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    PixelPerfect

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Internet Explorer
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    7 alternatives to PixelPerfect 

    Allows developers to put a semi-transparent image overlay over the top of the developed HTML and perform per pixel comparison between them. Works with DevTools and Firebug.

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    1.  Custom overlaysPixelPerfect allows you to add custom images or videos on top of your composition.
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  4. LayerX icon

    LayerX

    8 alternatives to LayerX 

    An intuitive app to display transparent images on screen.

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  5. Custom Desktop Logo icon

    Custom Desktop Logo

    3 alternatives to Custom Desktop Logo 

    Create static or animated desktop logos using PNG images. Use it for presentations and fair booths to help brand your company or product. Your mouse movements and clicks pass right through the logos so it doesn't interfere with your work.

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    1.  PortableCustom Desktop Logo can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Foreground Reference Utility

    2 alternatives to Foreground Reference Utility 

    Useful for digital artists who want to use a photo reference with virtually any 3D package (i.e. zBrush, Silo, Blender, Messiah, etc).

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    Discontinued

    Either discontinued or spam. Website links to a fake virus warning site.

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    Uberlayer

    • Mac
    7 alternatives to Uberlayer 

    With the Uberlayer app you can put floating images on top of your computer screen. Maybe you want to proof a design to the pixel, watermark a presentation or always have that special picture of your mother on top?

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    Overlay

    • Mac
    9 alternatives to Overlay 

    A frame that allows you to have an image or even PDF displayed semi-transparently in front of everything. It enables you to copy, trace, or compare designs, images, and documents with ease, since you can lock the frame and make it undisturbed by mouse gestures.

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    GluePrint

    • Mac
    7 alternatives to GluePrint 

    Turn any mockup into a floating guide, and visually align pixels with ease.

    Use GluePrint to implement your interfaces pixel perfect. Simply open a mockup and lock it on top of your work to see how it compares. Position with the arrow keys and scroll to adjust the transparency. .

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