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14 jQuery Plugins for Working with Images

JavaScript frameworks have become very popular in the recent years by making the creation of dynamic effects much easier. Lightweight, used in the WordPress and Drupal core, jQuery is now one of the most used JavaScript libraries around. The following list of jQuery plugins will help you to improve the usability of your website or web applications by enhancing the display of your images.

1. s3 Slider

 - screen shot.s3 Slider Demonstration page. A simple way to add smooth image slideshows and showcases on your website.

2. jQuery Image Strip

jQuery Image Strip - screen shot.jQuery Image Strip Demonstration page. Nice little image viewer that uses fancy visual effects. This can be of great use for displaying various views of a product in an e-commerce website.

3. jQuery Thumbs

jQuery Thumbs - screen shot. Easy thumbnails creation with jQuery, jQuery Thumb dynamically wraps images and/or link images with a div.

4. jCrop

jCrop - screen shot.jCrop Demonstration page. Quick and easy way to add image cropping functionality to your web application. It combines the ease-of-use of a typical jQuery plugin with a powerful cross-platform DHTML cropping engine.

5. Image preview

Image preview - screen shot.Image preview Demonstration page. Create image previews with this accessible and easy to implement script.

6. EOGallery

EOGallery - screen shot. Web animated slideshow gallery made with jQuery.

7. jCarousel Lite

jCarousel Lite - screen shot.jCarousel Lite Demonstration page. Carousel script with jQuery. Navigate images or HTML in a carousel-style widget, lightweight and flexible, customizable to fit most needs.

8. Thickbox

Thickbox - screen shot.Thickbox Demonstration page. Webpage UI dialog widget using the jQuery library, it shows any type of content in a modal box.

9. PanView

PanView - screen shot. To let your visitors view details of a big image. Great for letting them have a better view of an artwork, map or panorama. PanView creates a fixed size div in which the user can move the bigger image.

10. jQuery Cycle plugin

jQuery Cycle plugin - screen shot. The jQuery Cycle Plugin is a lightweight slideshow plugin that supports pause-on-hover, auto-stop, auto-fit, before/after callbacks, click triggers and many transition effects.

11. Coda Slider

Coda Slider - screen shot. A jQuery script that emulates the effect used on the gorgeous Coda website.

12. Rounded Corners

Rounded Corners -screen shot. Easy rounded corners creation. Tons of effects are available for fixed or fluid divs.

13. ImageCube

ImageCube - screen shot. Cool effect to rotate your image as if they were the faces of a cube.

14. jQZoom

jQZoom - screen shot.jQZoom Demonstration page. Javascript image magnifier to give a better view of your images.

Got more jQuery plugins for images?

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

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