jQuery.TosRUs plugin is a great lightbox alternative for scrolling/swiping through any kind of content. On a desktop, tablet or smartphone, inside a HTML element or as a lightbox popup. It's responsive by default.
Fluidbox is a jQuery plugin that replicate the distraction-free, fluid lightbox seen on Medium, and to improve on it such that it will allow linking to a larger-resolution image.
It works on mobile and also plugin deals with higher resolution, linked images elegantly, such that it only preloads them when users click on the thumbnails.
VenoBox is a just another responsive jQuery lightbox plugin, suitable for images, inline contents, iFrames, Google-Maps, Ajax requests, Vimeo and YouTube videos.
The big difference compared to many others modal-window plugins is that VenoBox calculates the max width of the image displayed and preserves its height if is taller than the window (so in small devices you can scroll down the content, avoiding vertical microscopic resized images).
Smoothbox is a simple, lightweight, and responsive jQuery lightbox plugin.
Featherlight is a very lightweight jQuery lightbox. It is responsive, supports images, ajax and iframes out of the box and range of configuration options, you can adapt it to your needs.
Vanillabox is a simple, modern Lightbox-like plugin for jQuery. You can easily setup your image gallery with this plugin.
Mike's Modal Library is a Facebook like photo library written to support photos and comments on an individual photo.
flipLightBox is a free responsive lightbox jQuery plugin that is extremely easy to implement and doesn't require any additional stylesheets, 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.
Ion.ImageSlider is a jQuery image slider with lightbox and skin support.
blueimp Gallery is a touch-enabled, responsive and customizable image & video gallery, carousel and lightbox, optimized for both mobile and desktop web browsers.
It features swipe, mouse and keyboard navigation, transition effects, slideshow functionality, fullscreen support and on-demand content loading and can be extended to display additional content types.
Lighter is a jQuery plugin designed to provide gallery view for images. It created to provide zoomable content like other lightbox plugins.
flipGallery is a free jQuery powered photo gallery with sleek flipping transitions between thumbnails and lightbox enlargements.
Other features include dynamic image streaming, auto pagination, auto cropping and transparent image overlay. It only takes a few minutes to set-up and the layout, speed, co-ordination and text can easily be modified in the settings.
Ion.Zoom is an easy image lightbox jQuery plugin for small galleries. Allow to zoom images at place. Also supprort keyboard controls with ESC, LEFT and RIGHT button. Supports multiple independently operating galleries in one page. Works on touch screen devices (iPhone, iPad, etc.).
Magnific Popup is a free responsive jQuery lightbox plugin that is focused on performance and providing best experience for user with any device.