Whenever the mouse hovers over an image, bring it into front plan for a better inspection

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What is Zoomimg?
Zoomimg is a Firefox add-on that enables users to easily zoom in on images for a closer inspection. It provides various features such as keyboard shortcuts, a gallery to browse images, the ability to save favorites, and customizable settings.
By: Cosmin Ch
Users: 15 ▲ 1
Version: 2.1.4resigned1 (Last updated: 2024-04-25)
Creation date: 2017-10-03
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
  • tabs
  • storage
  • notifications
Size: 175.31K
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What it does: The extension includes:

  • a content script
  • a browser action with a popup including HTML, CSS, and JS
  • a settings page
  • keyboard shortcuts
  • notifications
Keyboard shortcuts:
  • Alt+1 = toggle popup window
  • Alt+2 = toggle enable/disable zoom
  • Alt+3 = toggle gallery
  • Alt+4 = open favorites
  • Alt+5 = open settings
When the user hovers over an image, after a user specified amount of time, the image will be zoomed in and given the option to be saved as a favorite or downloaded.

When the user clicks the browser action button, the popup is displayed, presenting the user with 5 options, Enable/Disable Zoom, Show Gallery, Favorites, Set Options and Back To Page.

The Disable/Enable Zoom is pretty self explanatory. Does what is says, can be activated with the Alt+2 keyboard shortcut and upon triggering it displays an appropriate notification bar.

The Show Gallery button, gathers all the loaded images on the website and displays them in tabular fashion, eliminating those that are too small or duplicates. It can be triggered with the Alt+3 keyboard combination accompanied by an appropriate notification.

The Favorites button, opens a new tab and shows all the images the user "favorited" along with the option of deleting selected pictures. Can be triggered with the Alt+4 keyboard combination along with an appropriate notification.

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Risk impact

Zoomimg is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Zoomimg if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Zoomimg is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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