Floatbox starts off our top 10 list, for it’s amazing features and overall finesse. This clone is also amazingly configurable, and stylable, so you can match it to the look and feel of your website.
Floatbox supports: Images, Image Sets, Inline Elements, Iframes, AJAX Content, Flash, Video
Greybox sports a very simple yet elegant interface, it beautifully displays your content. It has a limited scope, with images and iframes, but it’s simplicity also ensures some low overhead clocking in at only 22K
Greybox Supports: Images, Image Sets, Iframes
Enlargeit! is a pretty slick lightbox clone. It has some amazing customizability allowing you to change almost every aspect of the look and feel
EnlargeIt! Supports: Images, Image Sets, Iframes, Ajax Content, Video
Highslide like EnlargeIt! has a sweet zooming animation, and a small footprint, as little as 8.5K. This clone has some unique features that make it a good nitch clone.
Highslide supports: Images, Image Sets, Inline Elements, Iframes, AJAX Content, Flash
Slidewindow is a pretty good all around lightbox clone. And it is extremely small, weighing in at a minisqule 9.4K. It is a good choice for many, especially if you want to keep your overhead low
Slidewindow supports: Images, Image Sets
Lytebox has a gorgeous interface and some great features. And although it isn’t as lightweight as some of it’s friends on this list, it makes up for that with it’s great features.
tinyLightbox supports: Images, Image Sets, Inline Elements, Iframes, AJAX Content, Flash, Video
ShadowBox supports: Images, Image Sets, Inline Elements, Iframes, AJAX Content, Flash, Video
Lightbox+ is another highly customizable lightbox clone, that as you can see from the screenshot above can even add overlay images on top of your lightbox content.
Lightbox+ supports: Images, Image Sets
Lighterbox is a very quick and dirty lightbox script with no frills, but that translates into low overhead, and it clocks in at just 7.7K. This is a great script for sites that are concerned abou their page load speed.
Tinybox supports: Images
Submodal finishes up our list of Lightbox Clones with it’s simple design and great utility. It has the common feel of a window in your operating system, so it is easy to use, and familiar to your site visitors.
pirobox supports: Ajax Content