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Sharing the Love of Zooming. Yours, @OpenZoom.

The OpenZoom Project promotes and supports the use of high-resolution images and Zoomable User Interfaces (ZUIs) on the web. OpenZoom provides toolkits, utilities and documentation to enable you to create great user experiences.

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OpenZoom SDK

The open source OpenZoom SDK is a toolkit for the Adobe Flash Platform that enables you to easily build powerful applications, beautiful sites and stunning maps which make use of the zooming metaphor and high-resolution images: It is freely available under the MPL/GPL/LGPL trilicense.

Showcase

Sites & projects powered by OpenZoom:

Developer Showcase

Tools & extensions for OpenZoom:

Inline Multiscale Image Replacement

Easily publish insanely large images on the web in a way that kinda doesn't suck:

GigaPan Desktop & GigaPan Mobile

See the 1.47 Gigapixel Obama photo on your desktop or iPhone/iPod touch/iPad:

Zooming Community

Got stuck while using the OpenZoom SDK? Want to give feedback on one of the OpenZoom projects? Want to share an idea you've had? Join the OpenZoom community.

OpenZoom: Behind the Scenes

Ever wondered how high-resolution images are delivered in a efficient and smooth way on the web? Learn more about the theory, principles and algorithms behind multi-scale imaging on the web in this three part series of how I brought Deep Zoom to Flash: