20 Most Shocking jQuery Plugins for Images

Among the reasons of jQuery popularity, its flexibility and ease of use really stand out. We all know and love jQuery for its flexibility and many uses. But some of the most impressive jQuery applications are those that involve images. Lightweight, used in the WordPress and Drupal core, jQuery is now one of the most used JavaScript libraries around.

Here is a roundup of 20 helpful and best jQuery plugins with which you can add images to your web project and create the eye candy look. So for your inspiration, and use in your future web projects. It must be having great collection for you. Hope you will like these cool jquery plugins for images.

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1. Full Screen

So you want to have a background image on your website, which always fills the screen and maintains its aspect ratio?

Full Screen

2. jQZoom

JQZoom is a javascript image magnifier built at the top of the popular jQuery javascript framework. jQzoom is a great and a really easy to use script to magnify what you want.


3. Galleria

Galleria is a JavaScript image gallery framework built on top of the jQuery library.


4. YoxView

YoxView is a free Lightbox-type media and image viewer jQuery plugin. It’s easy to use and feature-rich.


5. ImageCropper

The ImageCropper Control gives you an interactive interface for getting the dimensions to crop an image.


6. Dynamic Image Gallery and Slideshow

This extremely lightweight JavaScript image gallery and slideshow script clocks in under 3kb packed and includes a number of cool features.

Dynamic Image Gallery and Slideshow

7.  CrossSlide

CrossSlide is a jQuery plugin implementing in 2kB of Javascript code some common slide-show animations, traditionally only available via Adobe Flash™ or other proprietary plugins.


8. TN3 Gallery

TN3 Gallery is a jQuery image gallery with slideshow, transitions effects, multiple album options, CSS skinning and much more.

TN3 Gallery

9. jQuery Easy Slides

Easy Slides is an extremely easy to use plugin for making slideshows. It also has the advantage of being fairly light weight.

jQuery Easy Slides

10. jCarousel Lite

jCarousel Lite is a jQuery plugin that carries you on a carousel ride filled with images and HTML content.

jCarousel Lite

11. Avia Slider

This is a unique JQuery slideshow plugin. You can manually control the animation. Checker box masking effect included in it.

Avia Slider

12. Coin Slider

It is jQuery image slider with unique transitions effects. It is compatible with Internet Explorer 6+, Firefox 2+, Safari 2+, Google Chrome 3+, Opera 9+.

Coin Slider

13. Space Gallery – jQuery Plugin

Nice jQuery plugin, it will display pictures by clicking on it and picture will zoom in to fade and vanish, second picture will take place.

Space Gallery - jQuery Plugin

14. 123 3D Gallery

Excellent jQuery plug ins to show pictures flying. By clicking any picture will display in the middle of screen.

123 3D Gallery

15. Making a Photoshoot Effect – jQuery Plugin

Often, in your design or development tasks, you are presented with challenges that require a different approach than just plunging head over heels in coding.

Making a Photoshoot Effect - jQuery Plugin

16. s3Slider jQuery Plugin

The s3Slider jQuery plugin is made by example of jd`s smooth slide show script.

s3Slider jQuery Plugin

17. Image Flow

Image flow is inspired by Apple’s cover flow. The javascript renders the cover flow effect without any noticeable flaw.

Image Flow

18. Iteractive Photo Desk with jQuery and CSS3

The interactive photo desk provides some “realistic” interaction possibilities for the user.

Iteractive Photo Desk with jQuery and CSS3

19. jqFancyTransitions

jqFancyTransitions is easy-to-use jQuery plugin for displaying your photos as slideshow with fancy transition effects.


20. Polaroid Photobar Gallery with jQuery

Polaroid Photobar Gallery is an image gallery with a Polaroid look. It’s have albums that will expand to sets of slightly rotated thumbnails that pop out on hover.

Polaroid Photobar Gallery with jQuery

Do you use (or know of) any more jQuery plugins for working with images? Talk about it in the comments!

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