Fancybox Alternatives

    Fancybox is described as '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' and is an website in the Development category. There are nine alternatives to Fancybox, 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 Fancybox are lightgallery.js (Paid), Magnific Popup (Free, Open Source), Featherlight.js (Free, Open Source) and Shadowbox (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jul 15, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      JavaScript gallery, no dependencies.
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      PhotoSwipe vs Fancybox opinions
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      jidoubravsk No dependencies (you dont need jQuery, etc.)
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    1. A customizable, modular, responsive, lightbox gallery. No dependencies. With tons of features such as thumbnails, youtube, vimeo and html5 videos, touch and drag suppot.. etc
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      • 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 (for jQuery or Zepto.js).
      Magnific Popup vs Fancybox opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Not similar enough and not supported now
      Negative comment 15 days ago

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      • 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.
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      • 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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      • 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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    2. 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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    3. Lightweight and responsive lightbox library with no dependencies.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      ColorBox: light-weight, customizable lightbox plugin for jQuery 1.3 & 1.4
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