32 Best Web Animation Libraries

32 Best Web Animation Libraries


November, 19 2021

In this article I will introduce some popular free animation websites to help you easily create animations easily for web design and development!

Animations are motion effects set up for element in an HTML page to attract attention and increase user experience when use your website. Usually animations will be created from HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, SVG... Create a animation effect with a beautiful design for element in website is not easy, you will need a lot of effort and to coding and developing that effect. So I will introduce to you javascript and css animation libraries to help you easy create animation effect for website.

Free Animation Libraries For Web Design

Animejs

Animejs is an open source library built in Javascript with compact size. It makes you easy to animate for element in website. Animejs can animate with CSS, SVG, DOM properties, Javascript objects... in web pages by using only one API.

Animejs

MOJS

MOJS is an open source built in javascript with easy website setup. It helps to enhance the user experience when using the website, enrich your content directly or create cool animations... It renders on various screen devices, you can reducing the file size through modules when used for website.

MOJS

KUTE.js

KUTE.js javascript animation library for create modern, beautiful animation effects for element HTML. It integrates many features, construction tools, and other properties support for creating advanced and complex animation effects. The documentation is also very detailed with various examples presented in an intuitive way that makes it easy to understand and apply to web project.

KUTE.js

GREENSOCK

GREENSOCK is a library that helps create beautiful animation effects displayed on many different device screens. It can animate almost all element in web pages through CSS properties, canvas library element, SVG, React, Vue... And it also optimizes maximum performance for those animation effects as well as bring stability to the website through highly technical tests. In addition, GREENSOCK also has detailed instructions for new features and a developer forum using GREENSOCK to help answer questions during build animation for project.

GREENSOCK

Particles.js

Particles.js is an open source code library that helps you create beautiful and interesting animations for web pages. Main feature of this library are compact size, ease of use and give you the flexibility to apply it to different websites. It also allows you to preview animation through the properties you change in demo page of library.

Particles.js

SVG.js

SVG.js is an open source library with over 8k likes on Github. It provides a lot of features to help you create quickly and easily SVG animations effect for website . SVG.js also has main feature such as many supporting plugins, easy to change animation effects by color, size, position ... of element, can be easily expanded, reduce size for library by division into smaller modules, detailed documentation with specific examples for each feature...

SVG.js

Velocity.js

Velocity.js is an open source library inspired by Jquery's $.animate(). It is the perfect combination of Jquery with CSS3. When you replace $.animate() with $.velocity(), you will see a significant change in website performance especially on mobile devices. Why is it used together with Jquery but has better performance?
The library's creators synchronized the DOM to minimize layout and use caching to minimize the number of DOM queries.

Velocity.js

Vivus.js

Vivus.js is an open source library built with javascript that helps you create SGV animations for website. In addition to providing built-in effects, it also provides additional features that allow you to create SVG animations for your page yourself. It is divided into 3 main motion types: Delayed: which determines the delay for each element, Sync: all elements will start and end at the same time, OneByOne: each element will be drawn in turn. This you can refer to the example in the demo page to make it easier to understand!

Vivus.js

Typed.js

Typed.js is an open source library that helps you animate the type of content in the web page. You can set the text display time, effect delay, type of content to be animated... And for a more intuitive look you can see the example in the demo page.

Typed.js

Choreographer-js

Choreographer-js is a library with simple design, which makes it easy to create CSS animation effect for your website. It provides a lot of properties that help you easy to edit and extend during create animation such as an animation type, setting element styles, setting event-based animation effects like mousemove , scrolling ...

Choreographer-js

Vivify

Vivify is an open source library built with CSS3 that makes it easy to use animations through calling classes for the elements you want in the web page. With more than 50 preset effects to give you more choice for website.

Vivify

Micron.js

Micron.js is an open source library built with CSS3 and controlled via Javascript. You can easily add interactions to objects using the data-micron property, bind the interactions to other objects via data-micron-bind="true" and adjust the motion effects such as motion type, motion time... easily through the use of data-attributes. You can refer to this library's user manual for more information.

Micron.js

MoveTo

MoveTo is a library built in Javascript with a size of only about 1kb (after compression) that helps easily create animation effects when the user scrolls in the web page. It provides a many customizations for many types of websites such as setting motion time, effect type, using callback function...

MoveTo

ScrollReveal

ScrollReveal is an open source library that makes it easy to easily animate scrolling element in web pages. It also displays well on many different device screens and run on most popular web browsers. ScrollReveal also provides additional functional customizations to easily expand such as choosing which devices the effect is displayed on, defining the running time or delay for the effect, repeating the effect...

ScrollReveal

Popmotion

Popmotion is a animation library built in Javascript that allows you to develop animation effects on multiple environments (browser, NodeJs...) or elements in web pages through CSS, SVG, Canvas... With its compact size as well as many useful features, I think this is a good library to create motion effects for our website.

Popmotion

Motio

Motio is a compact Javascript library that helps you animate web pages. It is applicable to many different types of web projects and is strongly optimized for your website's performance.

Motio

Animate.css

Animate.css is css animation library. You just need to download the animate.css file and call the class by the effect name for the element in the web project. Because it's written in CSS3 so you can quickly and easily apply it to a variety of web projects. In addition, it also provides some classes with useful features such as defining the delay time for example class animate__delay-2s will delay 2s, determining the speed of the animation effect for example class animate__slower: execution time the effect is 3s...

Animate.css

Magic

Magic is also a library built with CSS3 that helps you create animations easily and quickly. It also has a lot of cool and special motion effects, you can refer to the demo page to see detailed examples.

Magic

AniJS

AniJS is a built library with javascript that makes it easy to handle CSS3 animations through the data-anijs attribute set in the HTML object. With a size of only about 9kb, without using additional libraries and displaying well on many different devices, in my opinion, this is a good library to animate your website. There is also a tool in its demo page that allows you to preview animations and automatically generate code to apply to your website.

AniJS

WOW.js

WOW.js is a library that builds scrolling effects for objects in web pages. Its outstanding feature is that you can easily tweak the effects easily such as delay time, style, position of the object...

WOW.js

Animate Plus

Animate Plus is an animation library built in Javascript with a major focus on performance and flexibility when applied to the web. It has a lot of properties to help you fine-tune your motion effects such as timing, using loops, combining blur effects, etc. You can find more information through the examples.

Animate Plus

Other Animation Libraries For Web Design

Wicked CSS

Wicked CSS

Repaintless.css

Repaintless.css

Emergence.js

Emergence.js

Animatelo

Animatelo

Mimic.css

Mimic.css

basicScroll

basicScroll

Blotter.js

Blotter.js

cta.js

cta.js

Rekapi

Rekapi

Lottie

Lottie

Bounce.js

Bounce.js

TypeIt

TypeIt

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