Lighter is a lightweight and fast jQuery plugin that allows you to enlarge the images in a lightbox popup window
jQuery Zoom Plugins
zoom.js is a smart jQuery image zoom plugin that enlarges / shrinks your images in place on click, as you seen on Medium.com.
Zoomtoo is a lightweight jQuery plugin that provides inner zoom functionality on your image when the mouse hovers over it.
Image Magnifier is a simple jQuery plugin for creating a magnifying glass effect on your image to provide image inner zoom feature on mouse hover.
panzoom is a jQuery plugin that lets you implement pan and zoom functionality on any images.
zoomIn is a lightweight jQuery plugin to enable mouse-hover inner zoom on any DOM elements (text, image, etc) by using CSS3 transforms.
BZoom is a jQuery plugin lets you create a product viewer with a magnifying glass style image zoom functionality on hover.
Classy Loupe is a jQuery plugin lets visitor view the details of a specific part of your image on mouse hover.
Yet another jQuery plugin which provides image inner zoom functionality by creating a magnifying glass effect on top of your images.
Sprite Zoom is an easy yet flexible jQuery image zoom plugin which provides a variety of magnifying glass effects on your images.
imagezoom is a jQuery image magnifier plugin which allows you to enlarge part of an image with mouse interaction.
zoomz is a super tiny jQuery plugin that provides image inner zoom functionality or displays a zoomed image in a landscape/portrait view next to the original image.