When visiting your website, the section that visitors pay attention most is your slideshow section. There are hundreds of scripts for web-based slideshow out there, but I just want to share with you my top favourite slideshow script that can help you make an effective presentations on your website.
TinySlider is a lightweight slideshow script with only 1.5KB, the script can easily be customized to integrate with any website through CSS, another advantage of TinySlider is that you can add any content to it, not just images.
You can view the demo at: http://sandbox.scriptiny.com/tinyslider/
bxSlider is a jQuery content slider plugin that is light weight and easy to use with some features are: numeric navigation, auto mode, controls of the movement.
slideViewerPro is a fully customizable jQuery image gallery engine wich allows to create outstanding sliding image galleries for your projects and/or interactive galleries within blog posts.
4. jQuery Panel Gallery Plugin
jQuery Panel Gallery Plugin has a best feature is not one image needs to be sliced or edited to work with it, the script is just 8 KB and each image can have its own fade direction.
The demo of this plugin:
Galleriffic is a jQuery plugin that provides a rich, post-back free experience optimized to handle high volumes of photos while conserving bandwidth.
The script demo at: http://www.twospy.com/galleriffic/example-1.html
CU3ER is an image slider initially conceived to create 3D transitions between slides, turned out to be a convenient and multifunction solution that can be applied in a range of website building areas, from content slider to feature slider and image & banner rotator.
SlideGallery is a slide carousel for mootool, you can view this script demo at: http://juverman.narod.ru/slideGallery/Demo/index.html
8. jQuery Easy Slides
9. Nivo Slider
Nivo Slider is the most awesome jQuery image slider out with 9 unique transition effects, simple clean & valid markup, supports linking images and keyboard navigation.
10. Coin Slider
Coin Slider is the jQuery image slider with Unique Effects, this slideshow script is compatible with Internet Explorer 6+, Firefox 2+, Safari 2+, Google Chrome 3+, Opera 9+ and has many features like: flexible configuration, lightweight (8kb only), support linking images and free to use under MIT licence.