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    Hover Zoom Alternatives

    Hover Zoom is described as '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' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Hover Zoom 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 Zoom are Hover Zoom+ (Free, Open Source), Image Max URL (Free, Open Source), ezLinkPreview (Free) and Thumbnail Zoom Plus (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 15, 2020

    1. 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. Hover zoom Enlarges thumbnails and linked images (or even linked thumbnails) into a popup with just a mouse hover.
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      Most users think Imagus is a great alternative to 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. This is an open source version of the original...
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      Hover Zoom+ vs Hover Zoom opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      lapo It is just the same, but updated and free of tracking software.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      • 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.
    2. 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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    3. 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

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      A browser extension that zoom in the current open webpage with a slide.
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      Zoom vs Hover Zoom opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Zoom basically enlarges websites, which is also already a default feature on Chrome, while HoverZoom/Imagus opens a link to and image/gif directly when you hover your cursor over it.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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    4. Finds links to images and youtube videos in the web page you're on and replaces the link with a lightbox popup.
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    5. 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.
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      • 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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    6. 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

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