Hover Zoom Gold!

Hover Zoom Gold!

Zoom images/videos on all your favorite websites (Facebook, Amazon, etc). Simply hover your mouse over the image to enlarge it.

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What is Hover Zoom Gold!?

Hover Zoom Gold! is a Chrome extension designed to provide a smoother, enhanced browsing experience by automatically enlarging images or videos when users hover their mouse over them. Whether on Facebook, Amazon, or any website, this feature makes viewing images easier and more interactive. Alongside convenience and enhanced browsing, this handy extension also integrates with Reddit Gold to synchronize visited images across various devices, a feature that proves handy for regular Reddit users. For more details and open source code, visit the GitHub project page.

Rating: 3.70 (57)
Version: 1.0.158 (Last updated: 2020-12-20)
Creation date: 2019-06-11
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • *://*/*
  • unlimitedStorage
Size: 709.63K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
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Other platforms

Hover Zoom+ for Firefox
Hover Zoom+ for Firefox (v1.0.166)
3.85 (55) 8,403
Not available on Edge
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This Chrome extension will show an image if you hover over its thumbnail or a link. Also integrates with Reddit Gold to properly sync visited state for images (i.e. purple/blue links) across machines! If you don't care about the Reddit Gold integration, you should just use HoverZoom+ instead as it is more frequently updated.

More details and all source code can be found on the github project page:


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  • Works well with pictures
  • Minimal permissions asked
  • Useful in work contexts
  • Doesn't work with videos
  • Doesn't work in certain browsers and with specific websites like Facebook, Yandex, eBay, Google Search Images
  • Action key to save images doesn't work
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work with some websites
  • Useful at times
  • Issues with videos
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Risk impact

Hover Zoom Gold! 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 Hover Zoom Gold! if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Hover Zoom Gold! has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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