iScroll can handle any element that needs to be moved with user interaction. It adds scrolling, zooming, panning, infinite scrolling, parallax scrolling, carousels to your projects and manages to do that in just 4kb. Give it a broom and it will also clean up your office.
Zoomerang.js is a drop-in library that allows your users to zoom in on (almost) any element on your existing page. It works even if you resize or scroll your page.
Smoothproducts is a simple, lightweight and responsive product image viewer using jQuery.
EasyZoom is an elegant, highly optimised jQuery image zoom and panning plugin supports touch-enabled devices and is easily customisable with CSS.
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.).
SergeLand Image Zoomer is free jQuery image zoom plugin the magnifying glass effect.
Snipe is a jQuery plugin to add a sniper-lens-style zoom on images. Snipe makes zoom effect over images that follows the mouse.
Panzoom is a progressive plugin to create panning and zooming functionality for an element.
Rather than setting width and height on an image tag, Panzoom uses CSS transforms and matrix functions to take advantage of hardware/GPU acceleration in the browser, which means the element can beanything: an image, a video, an iframe, a canvas, text, whatever.
Nivo Zoom is a lightweight and simple image zooming jQuery plugin. This plugin support for 5 different zoom types and allow us to add HTML caption.
Additionally, every article on the interface will have a zoom on mouse hover effect. This zoom effect can be toggled at run time by pressing "b".
elevateZoom is a free Image zoom plugin with options for window zoom, inner zoom, lens zoom. Tinting and easing can be enables. It is distributed under GPL and MIT license.
Hover-Zoom jQuery plugin