Slideshows can create extremely smooth and flexible effects on the images. Here is a collection of jQuery image and slider plugins from 2012. We hope that you will like this wonderful collection. Feel so free to check out this collection you might make use in your future projects.
Camera is a beautiful open source slideshow project.
Wunderkit uses a beautiful slider to show off their app.
3. Quake Slider
Simple, easily customizable, beautiful slider with 3 color schemes and 40+ transitions.
Bxslider is an easy to implement jQuery custom content slider with a bunch of transition effects.
5. Lazy Karl v1
The lazyKarl jQuery plugin loads a webpage’s images once they are within the user’s viewport.This is a working cross-browser lazy load jQuery plugin.
Lake.js takes an img element and inserts a canvas element displaying the image and its flipped reflection directly after the img element.
7. Nail Thumb
Create thumbnails easily from high-res images, without any distortion, with one line of code.
Sequence is the jQuery slider plugin with infinite style. It provides the complete functionality of a website slider without forcing you to use a set theme.
A combination of an image slider and an accordion, the Slidorion displays beautiful images along with a variable length description.
Pikachoose is a lightweight jQuery slideshow plugin, with tons of great features. jCarousel integrates smoothly with PikaChoose to give your gallery a simple and effective carousel.
rcarousel is no longer being updated, yet it still serves it’s purpose and you can feel free to tweak it for your needs.
jQuery.popeye is an advanced image gallery script. Use it to save space when displaying a collection of images and offer your users a nice and elegant way to show a big version of your images without leaving the page flow.
13. jQuery Retina Plugin
Images that aren’t retina optimized look blown up and fuzzy on retina devices. At the moment, this is only the new iPad (aka, iPad 3), iPhone 4 and 4S. However, more and more devices will soon be retina enabled; from Android and Windows mobile devices, to OSX and Windows desktops.
14. Touch Touch
TouchTouch is a jQuery plugin that turns a collection of photos on a webpage into a touch-friendly mobile gallery. It works on all major browsers (except for IE7 and below) and most importantly is specifically designed with iOS and Android in mind.
15. Black and White
This plug-in can easily convert every colored image (in an html page) into a B&W grayscale image.
16. Nivo Zoom
Nivo Zoom is a jQuery image zoom plugin with 5 different zooming types, support for HTML captions and loads of settings to tweak.
17. BG Stretcher
bgStretcher jQuery plugin allows you to add a background image to page and proportionally resize it to fill entire window area.
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.
Rhinoslider is the most flexible jQuery slideshow there is. You are welcome to try it yourself. Not only does it offer a variety of effects, it also allows you to add your own styles, effects and features to the slider.
iPicture is a jQuery Plugin to create interactive pictures with extra descriptions.