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Overlay2 is described as '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' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Overlay2 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 Overlay2 are Image Overlay Utility, PixelPerfect, Afloat and opti.

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  1. PureRef icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightPureRef consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    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!

    ⚫︎ PortableImage Overlay Utility can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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.

    ⚫︎ Custom overlaysPixelPerfect allows you to add custom images or videos on top of your composition.
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    Afloat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • SIMBL

    Make any app able to float on top.

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    opti

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    simple, transparent media viewer.

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    LayerX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    An intuitive app to display transparent images on screen.

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    Duplicate Windows

    • Mac

    Duplicate Windows visually copies any window in Mac OS X live and on-the-fly. It’s like display mirroring for individual windows! I created the tool to display windows across multiple monitors in extended desktop mode during presentations.

    ⚫︎ Picture in PictureDuplicate Windows allows you to put a video, web page or app in a floating window (always on top of other windows).
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  8. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableCThruView Transparent Image Viewer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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