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LayerX Alternatives

LayerX is described as 'An intuitive app to display transparent images on screen' and is a Image Viewer in the development category. There are nine alternatives to LayerX for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Microsoft Edge. The best alternative is Image Overlay Utility. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try PixelPerfect or Afloat. Other great apps like LayerX are AfloatX, Overlay2, CThruView Transparent Image Viewer and Uberlayer.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

An intuitive app to display transparent images on screen.

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  1. Image Overlay Utility icon

    Image Overlay Utility

    • Windows

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

    Discontinued

    Official website unavailable.

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    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.

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  3. Afloat icon

    Afloat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • SIMBL

    Make any app able to float on top.

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    AfloatX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    An alternative to Afloat that lives in the dock icon menu. Although AfloatX has some of the same features as Afloat, it is not meant to be a clone. AfloatX is a simple and unobtrusive plugin made to add some additional window management features.

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    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.

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  6. CThruView Transparent Image Viewer icon

    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.

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    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?

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    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.

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    GluePrint

    • Mac

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

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