You don’t need to be a Mac fan to love the Mac OSX fisheye menu effect. This kind of menu has a lot of eye candy and it’s especially useful to arrange both long lists in small spaces and give a “physical” user interaction to the interface.
In this post I gathered 9 Open Source (free) Fisheye Menus for you to use on your on web project and give them those “bells and whistles” you felt were missing.
A Fisheye for the Prototypejs Community
NoGrays Docking Menu
Fisheye Component v0.3 Text and Images
Marc Grabanski Fisheye Menu