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Hover for Safari Alternatives

Hover for Safari is described as 'allows you to expand any image, link, or GIF just by hovering over it. With extensive support for popular websites, you'll be able to browse media-heavy content with ease. Say goodbye to clicking links and loading a new webpage just to view an image' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Hover for Safari for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Google Chrome and Firefox. The best alternative is Imagus, which is free. Other great apps like Hover for Safari are Hover Zoom+, Hover Zoom, Image Max URL and ezLinkPreview.

This page was last updated Dec 15, 2020
  • Mac
  • Safari

Hover for Safari allows you to expand any image, link, or GIF just by hovering over it. With extensive support for popular...

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  1. Imagus

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Maxthon
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    The extension is intended to complement image features that (I think) is missing from Opera by default or give features that are just simply useful.

  2. Hover Zoom+

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Hover your mouse over any image on the supported websites and the extension will automatically enlarge the image to its full size, making sure that it still fits into the browser window.



  3. 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!

  4. Image Max URL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Greasy Fork
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    Image Max URL allows you to find larger or original versions of images for thousands of supported websites.

  5. 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.



  6. Thumbnail Zoom Plus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Pale Moon
    • Firefox

    The free Thumbnail Zoom Plus add-on for Firefox shows the full image when you hover over a thumbnail or image link.

    Discontinued

    The extension is not compatible with Firefox 57. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

  7. Image Preview (Chrome extension)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome

    Finds links to images and youtube videos in the web page you're on and replaces the link with a lightbox popup.

  8. ImagePreviewer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Opera

    Opis

    This extension shows a popup with an image preview when hovering over link that points to an image file or a page with an image.

    This extension uses LinkFilterAPI on LinkRedirector. If you use this, you MUST install LinkRedirector.

    = Usage

    Move the cursor and hover over.

  9. Image Preview (Firefox addon)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Pale Moon
    • Firefox

    Preview image when mouse over image link.

    Discontinued

    The extension is not compatible with Firefox 57. Last version, 0.0.11.1, released in January 2015, still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

  10. Thumbnail Zoom

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox

    Shows a full size image when you hover over thumbnails on popular websites like Facebook, Twitter or Amazon.

    Discontinued

    Not compatible with Firefox Quantum. URL also unavailable.

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