12 Responsive jQuery Lightbox Plugins

Lightbox is great way to display large images on modal window and if you wish to have a lightbox which works not only on desktop but also on tablets and smart phones. And for that you need a responsive lightbox plugin.  So in this post, find a compiled list of 12 responsive jQuery lightbox plugins which supports images, YouTube videos, iframes and any kind of content.  Enjoy.

1.     LightCase

Lightcase is a flexible, responsive and extendable lightbox plugin based on the jQuery Framework, uses CSS3 for all its transitions. It works fine in all common browsers like Internet Explorer 7+, Firefox, Opera, Webkit and more.

2.     Chocolate

Chocolate is a responsive jQuery lightbox plugin that is powerful and easy to use. Chocolat.js enables you to display one or several images staying on the same page.

3.     jQuery.TosRUs

jQuery.TosRUs plugin is a great lightbox alternative for scrolling/swiping through any kind of content. It works quite well on a desktop, tablet or smart phone, inside a HTML element or as a lightbox popup. It's responsive by default.

4.     Simple Lightbox

Simple Lightbox is a touch-friendly image lightbox for mobile and desktop with jQuery. It’s responsive, touch friendly and easy to install.

5.     Strip

Strip is a Lightbox that only partially covers the page. This makes it less intrusive and leaves room to interact with the page on larger screens while giving smaller mobile devices the classic Lightbox experience.

6.     Rebox

jQuery Rebox is a small, lightweight, responsive lightbox that uses delegation. Instead of using a ridiculous amount of JavaScript to restrict image sizes within the window, Rebox uses css max-width. The design requires no images, although if you want to reskin it you can. This keeps the library clean, and simple.

Image Lightbox is an ascetic, minimalistic, extensible & configurable, responsive and touch-friendly, iOS, Android and Windows Phone compatible lightbox plugin. Silently preloads next image, uses CSS transform and transition, interacts with keyboard.

8.     SmoothBox

Smoothbox is a simple, lightweight, and responsive jQuery lightbox plugin. It uses CSS3 transitions for smoother effects.

9.     FeatherLight

Featherlight is a very lightweight jQuery lightbox. It's very, very lightweight. 400 lines of JavaScript, 100 of CSS, less than 6kB combined. It's smart, responsive, supports images, Ajax and iframes out of the box and you can adapt it to your needs.

10.                         flipLightBox

flipLightBox is a free Responsive Lightbox jQuery Plugin that is extremely easy to implement and doesn't require any additional style sheets, scripts or libraries. Its main feature is an optional flip effect as each lightbox image opens and closes. Another optional feature is a toggled slide text bar and navigation to accompany the lightbox images.

11.                         Magnific Popup

Magnific Popup is a responsive lightbox & dialog script with focus on performance and providing best experience for user with any device.  

12.                         SwipeBox

Swipebox is a jQuery “lightbox” plugin for desktop, mobile and tablet. It provides swipe gestures for mobile, keyboard Navigation for desktop, CSS transitions with jQuery fallback, retina support for UI icons and easy CSS customization.

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