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Image Overlay Utility Alternatives

Image Overlay Utility is described as 'small, easy-to-use program for graphic artists to overlay transparent, click-through images anywhere on screen!' and is a Image Viewer in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Image Overlay Utility for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Microsoft Edge. The best alternative is PureRef, which is free. Other great apps like Image Overlay Utility are Overlay2, PixelPerfect, CThruView Transparent Image Viewer and opti.

This page was last updated Nov 13, 2021
  • Windows

Image Overlay Utility is a small, easy-to-use program for graphic artists to overlay transparent, click-through images...

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  1. PureRef

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  2. Overlay2

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

    Some users think Overlay2 is a great alternative to Image Overlay Utility, some don't.


  3. PixelPerfect

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Internet Explorer
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    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.

    PixelPerfect vs Image Overlay Utility opinions
    Some users think PixelPerfect is a great alternative to Image Overlay Utility, some don't.

    specific html development tool, not image manipulation tool.

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  4. CThruView Transparent Image Viewer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    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.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.0, released in September 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

  5. opti

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    simple, transparent media viewer.



  6. Custom Desktop Logo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

  7. Overlay

    • Mac

    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.

  8. Foreground Reference Utility

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

    Discontinued

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

  9. Uberlayer

    • Mac

    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?

  10. GluePrint

    • Mac

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

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