Enlarge thumbnails, and show images/videos from links with a mouse hover.

What is Imagus?
"Imagus" is a versatile Chrome extension that allows users to expand thumbnails and preview images, videos or other media from given links with a simple mouse hover. It comes with a myriad of customizable settings, paving the way for enhanced browsing experience. Key features include a 'Sieve' with site-specific rules for obtaining larger images or media, and 'Grants' that let users specify where the extension does or doesn't work.
By: Deathamns
Users: 500,000+
Rating: 4.49 (1,972)
Version: (Last updated: 2020-04-16)
Creation date: 2020-04-12
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • *://*/*
  • downloads
  • history
  • storage
Size: 152.58K
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Imagus (v0.9.8.74)
4.39 (833) 62,479+
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There are plenty of settings which can be customized, and reviewing them is currently the best way to learn about what the extension is capable of.

Sections on the options page that may need explanation:

▪ Sieve An expandable set of site specific and general purpose rules for getting the larger image, media or other content.

▪ Grants List of user defined sites where the extension should and shouldn't work.

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Works well on most websites
  • Provides useful information about images
  • Saves time in viewing images
  • Issues with saving images
  • Lack of clear instructions for installation
  • Doesn't work on some specific websites
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work on certain websites
  • Useful for saving time and accessing image information
  • Lack of clear instructions for installation
Recent reviews
I think if it takes some time before loading the main image Make the original image link copyable e.g accessable on context menu before loading This also allows for faster access to the file in the future It will also reduce traffic consumption Thank you.
by m0h3n ha66 m0h3n ha66, 2024-04-28

An updated version of Imagus - Imagus Mod has been released. Search for updated versions of the sieves on "Imagus Reddit". There you should also ask your questions about problems with Imagus / Imagus Mod.
by E. P. E. P., 2024-04-27

by Abdalrahman Saeed Abdalrahman Saeed, 2024-04-20
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Risk impact

Imagus 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 extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Imagus if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Imagus has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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