14 Libraries Javascript Create 360 Degree Views

14 Libraries Javascript Create 360 Degree Views


November, 24 2021

Libraries Create 360 Degree Views

Nowadays with the strong development of technology, you can easily take panoramic photos (360 degrees). But displaying those images on your website is no easy feat. Because it requires a lot of technical skills to display panoramic images and users can interact with it. Therefore, I will introduce some javascript libraries to help you create 360-degree images for your website.

Panolens.js

Panolens.js is a source library is built based on Three.JS (3D framework) help you display images, videos in 360 degree, virtual reality... To use it, you just need to download 2 files three.min.js and panolens.min.js, then assign to the program to initialize the PANOLENS object with Javascript code (This part you can see more in DOCUMENTATION). What I like about this library is that there are detailed examples for each function such as 360-degree video, allowing content annotations to video images, integrating direction control buttons... You can refer to the EXAMPLE section of the demo page for more information!

Panolens.js

Pannellum

Pannellum is an open source library built with a combination of HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and WebGL with a size of only about 21kb (after compression). It helps you to easily and quickly create a 360-degree photo or video viewer for your website. In addition, Pannellum is also compatible with most popular browsers today, such as Chrome 24+ (version 24 and above), Firefox 23+, Safari 8+, Internet Explorer 11+ and Edge. And it also supports some useful features such as adding controls, autoloading, adding captions and authoring...

Pannellum

Marzipano

Marzipano is an open source library that easy to create a 360-degree media viewer for website. It is designed based on standard web technologies, provides a powerful Javascript API, and displays on various device screens. In addition to supporting modern browsers, it also provides features that make it easy to apply on older browsers like IE8. What I like about this library is that it provides additional tools to help you create a 360-degree media viewer directly without having to download the library to your device. You just need to embed the code provided from that tool into your website and you're good to go.

Marzipano

view360

view360 is an open source library that provides a comprehensive 360-degree media viewer solution for web development. With useful features such as can be used for videos or images, making it easier for users to interact on mobile devices through rotating or swiping, loading images or videos via URL... It is divided into two main display forms, PanoViewer and SpinViewer. For each display type, there are detailed examples for each function to help you easily visualize and apply to your website.

view360

JS Cloudimage 360 View

JS Cloudimage 360 View is an open source library with a small size written in Javascript helps display images in 360 degrees. It also provides many features like help users interact more smoothly such as display full screen display, lazyload function, image zoom effect... It also provides a CDN that you can use directly for the website with a very simple setting by calling the properties that it provided in the HTML object that we want to display the 360-degree image.

JS Cloudimage 360 View

A-Frame

A-Frame not only helps you build 360-degree media, it also provides many other features to help you enhance the virtual reality experience for your website. You simply use the CDN to call the A-Frame and then use thetag to set properties for the 360-degree media viewer. Because it is written in HTML, it is easy to read, understand and apply to web-based projects easily. It is also trusted and used by many big companies such as Google, Disney, Samsung, Toyota...

A-Frame

VR View

VR View is an open source JavaScript library provided by Google that makes it easy to embed or add a 360-degree media viewer to your website. It best supports jpeg images and mp4 videos. In addition, it also provides you with a number of properties to customize to suit your intended use, such as determining the initial display of the camera position, defining the width and height for the media player, the mode full screen...

VR View

Photo Sphere Viewer

Photo Sphere Viewer is a Javascript library built on top of three.js that makes it easy to display images as panoramas (360 degrees) for web pages. It displays on many different device screens and provides many properties and methods that make it easy for you to fine-tune the image viewer, such as displaying a zoom bar, a button to download images, add content title to the image...

Photo Sphere Viewer

Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope is an open source Javascript library that makes it easy to build a 360-degree media viewer for images or videos. I think this library is a good choice for the website beacause a small size, do not use additional libraries and use basic elements of displaying videos and panoramic images.

Kaleidoscoper

360-image-viewer

360-image-viewer is also a library like the one above that helps you to display panoramic images, videos and responsive on many different device screens. With a size of only about 46kb (after compression), you can easily optimize the performance of your website when using this library.

360-image-viewer

Other Libraries

React 360
2VR
Panoraven
Theasys 360°

Summary:

I hope the article will provide you with useful libraries of creating 360-degree views for web design and development. If you have any questions, just send an email and I will respond as soon as possible. Hope you continue to support the site so that I can write more good articles. Have a nice day.