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This is an impressive script that allows you to conveniently zoom in and out of an image. Functional in IE4+, NS6 and Opera 6+, the script does not push content around the image aside as it is zooming, unlike most similar scripts out there. You can even add the effect to multiple images on the same page!
The result corresponds to optically not quite the original, but offers at least similar functionality. It has the ability to animate the lower portion of an image with a wave motion, alternatively, reflect the upper portion of an image on an imaginary water line down, the mirrored part with a second image deposit or the image with a – partly transparent — gif to overlap.
This library tries to enable different client side image effects. IE has long had its filters, which have provided a few basic effects for IE. With canvas, some of these effects can also be achieved in Firefox and Opera.
Phototype is a client/server-side library, based on prototype, which supports all kinds of image manipulations. On the serverside the library is powered by combination of PHP/GD that renders the image. With phototype, you are able to rotate, resize, flip and do some other cool effects to images.