Enlarge thumbnails on mouse over. Works on over 100 sites and is totally free from shady updates, ads or 3rd party tracking.
*** NOT MAINTAINED / ABANDONED ***
I recommend you use Imagus instead. http://my.opera.com/Deathamns/blog/opera-extension-imagus
*** Why should you install this instead of HoverZoom? Because your privacy matters!
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HoverFree will be free to use and help people preview a linked image.
HoverFree will never inject advertising, referral links, adware, spyware, etc.
HoverFree will never track or record browsing activity.
Browse images galleries with ease: move the mouse cursor over thumbnails to view images in their full size without loading a new page. Pictures are automatically resized if they don't fit the window.
Animated example: http://imgur.com/dKWN8.gif
Works on many sites (potentially any site with direct links to image files), including these:
• Baidu (百度)
• Google (Google Images, Google+)
• Picasa Web Albums
• Taobao (淘宝网)
• VKontakte (ВКонтакте)
• Windows Live Photos
• Disable zooming for specific sites
• Enable zooming only for specific sites (white list mode)
• Adjustable delay and fading effect
• Zoom images only when a specific key is held down
• Semi-transparent zoomed images
Developers: this extension uses a plugin system so that support for new sites can be added easily. More details here: https://github.com/ralph-tice/hoverfree/wiki/Plugin-development
Licensed under the MIT license.