What is Image Zoom?
Image Zoom is a widely used web technology which enables the visitor to view the details about product/article/post images on hover or click/tap, just like a magnifying glass effect.
The Best Image Zoom Plugin
Originally Published Dec 17 2017, updated Jan 15 2020
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jQuery Image 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.
jQuery Zoom is a simple and easy-to-use jQuery zoom plugin that enlarge your images on mouse over, grab, click or toggle.
EasyZoom is a lightweight and touch-compatible jQuery zoom plugin which allows you to zoom and pan an image using your mouse cursor or finger on touch devices.
ZooMove is a super tiny jQuery/HTML5 image zoom plugin which smoothly enlarges and pan a specified image when mouse hovering and moving.
A feature-rich, touch-enabled jQuery image viewer plugin which provides zooming and panning functionality for your images, inspired by Google Photo.
Vanilla JS Image Zoom Libraries:
Amplify is a lightweight inline image zoom library that allows users to increase the size of images in their original positions. Press on the Enter and Space keys to close the enlarged images.