5 jQuery Plugins to Manipulate and add effects to Images

Here is a list of 5 plugins you can use to manipulate images on client-side. This section has been taken from my eBook 51 Tips, Tricks and Recipes using jQuery and ASP.NET Controls

ImageOverlay - Allows you to display additional information in a translucent pane above an image that gracefully appears when a user hovers over the image

jCrop - jCrop is the 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 that is faithful to familiar desktop graphics applications.

jLoupe - jLoupe adds a "loupe" or "magnifying glass" effect to images. Applying the plugin is as easy as adding the class "jLoupe" to the images you want to enable the effect on.

Magnify - Magnify allows you to easily create a "magnifier" on your images. You just need to create a small and large image which are proportionally sized, configure your markup accordingly and let Magnify do the rest

Reel - Reel is a jQuery plugin which takes an image tag and makes it a live "projection" of pre-built animation frames sequence. Its aim is to provide a 360° view of something or someplace. Like a turntable or a panorama for instance



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About The Author

Suprotim Agarwal
Suprotim Agarwal, ASP.NET Architecture MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) works as an Architect Consultant and provides consultancy on how to design and develop Web applications.

Suprotim is also the founder and primary contributor to DevCurry, DotNetCurry and SQLServerCurry. He is the Editor of a Developer Magazine called DNC Magazine. He has also written two EBooks 51 Recipes using jQuery with ASP.NET Controls. and The Absolutely Awesome jQuery CookBook

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