Best JavaScript Libraries For Creating Animations

February 3, 2018
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Bounce.js

bounce.js

Bounce.js is a tool and JS library for generating beautiful CSS3 powered keyframe animations. The tool on bouncejs.com allows you to generate static keyframes that can be used without any extra JavaScript, but if you’d like your application to generate these on the fly, you can use the Bounce.js library.

 

 

Particles.js

particles.js

Particle.js is a lightweight JavaScript library for creating particles. Its main strength is the great customization of the particles effects and the incredible performances that it can achieve even on old computers or devices.

 

 

Vivus.js

Vivus

Vivus is a lightweight JavaScript class (with no dependencies) that allows you to animate SVGs, giving them the appearance of being drawn. There are a variety of different animations available, as well as the option to create a custom script to draw your SVG in whatever way you like.

 

 

Velocity.js

velocity js

Velocity is an animation engine with the same API as jQuery’s $.animate(). It works with and without jQuery. It’s incredibly fast, and it features color animation, transforms, loops, easings, SVG support, and scrolling. It is the best of jQuery and CSS transitions combined.

 

 

 

Anime

Anime is a lightweight JavaScript animation library. It works with any CSS Properties, individual CSS transforms, SVG or any DOM attributes, and JavaScript Objects.

The main features are:

  • Keyframes: Chain multiple animation properties.
  • Timeline: Synchronize multiple instances together.
  • Playback controls: Play, pause, restart, seek animations or timelines.
  • CSS transforms: Animate CSS transforms individually.
  • Function based values: Multiple animated targets can have individual value.
  • SVG Animations: Motion path, line drawing and morphing animations.
  • Easing functions: Use the built in functions or create your own Cubic Bézier curve easing.

 

 

Parallax.js

parallax js

Parallax Engine is a library that reacts to the orientation of a smart device. Where no gyroscope or motion detection hardware is available, the position of the cursor is used instead.

 

 

 

GreenSock

greensock

GreenSock is a JavaScript library for high-performance HTML5 animations that work in all major browsers. No other library delivers such advanced sequencing, reliability, API efficiency, and tight control while solving real-world problems for animators on over 3 million sites. GSAP can animate any numeric property of any JS object, not just CSS properties.

 

 

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