25 Useful Web Animation Tools 2017

Web Animation is now a real tool in front-end development tool chest. From full-screen moving images to small hover effects, touches of animation are popping up everywhere. So here are 25 useful web animation tools which helps frond-end developers create interactive animations with ease.

Interaction Plus

This is a collection of animated popups and modals, with ability to also animate its sub elements. You can show popup window on page load, on leave, on scrolling or show it on click event.

Interaction Plus: JS - Animated Popups and Modals + Builder

Mojs

Drawing and animating shapes on the Web has been a major challenge for Web developers. Mo.js is a simple, fast, open sourced, modular, robust, and retina ready JavaScript library from drawing motion graphics for the Web.

Motion Graphics For The Web

Choreographer.js

It is a very small JavaScript library for handling complex CSS animations which can be bound to any events.

choreographer

SmoothState.js

It is a jQuery plugin that progressively enhances page loads to give us control over page transitions. If the user’s browser doesn’t have the required features, smoothState.js fades into the background and never runs.

Unobtrusive page transitions with jQuery

Kute.js

Javascript animation engine with top performance, memory efficient & modular code. It delivers a whole bunch of tools to help you create great custom animations.

kutejs

CountUp

Dependency-free, lightweight JavaScript class that can be used to quickly create animations that display numerical data in a more interesting way.

countUp

AnimateMate Plugin For Sketch

You know feeling when you just need a simple animation for your awesome concept and you realize that it’s a huge process to move all assets into some other application? That’s a lot of hassle! AnimateMate created in order to produce and export simple animations straight out of Sketch. It’s not exactly rocket science, but it can lighten your workflow in some cases.

Create your animations directly in Sketch using AnimateMate

Anime

Anime is a flexible yet lightweight JavaScript animation library. It works with CSS, Individual Transforms, SVG, DOM attributes and JS Objects.

anime

Granim

Create fluid and interactive gradients with this small javascript library.

granim

Ember Burger Menu

An off-canvas sidebar component with a collection of animations and styles using CSS transitions.

ember burger menu

WAIT! Animate

CSS doesn’t provide an easy way to pause an animation before it loops around again. Yes, there’s animation-delay but this simply denotes a delay at the very start of the animation, i.e on load. It provides an easy way to calculate the keyframe percentages so that you can insert a delay between each animation iteration.

wait

Animated Letter

A plugin that animates an artistic font using Segment, the SVG strokes animation library.

AnimatedLetters

ng-fx

This is an angular implementation of the popular Animate.css using the new $animateCss service in angular. This is the core and foundation, but there is room for so much more. You can use these css animations dynamically with zero setup. So you get the best of both worlds. Take a look and enjoy.

ngfx

html5tooltips

Tooltips, written in pure JavaScript, with smooth 3D animation implemented in CSS. No framework required.

html5tooltip

FLIP

This is an approach to animations that remaps animating expensive properties, like width, height, left and top to significantly cheaper changes using transforms.

flip

Scrollanim

CSS3 and JavaScript library to create stunning scroll animations that work everywhere.

Scrollanim

Starability.css

Done in pure HTML and CSS, and are accessible by keyboard, so even people using screen readers are able to use it.

Starability

Ramjet

Morph DOM elements from one state to another with smooth animations and transitions.

ramjet

Sonic.js

It is a tool that you can use to create spinny-loady-thingies on the fly. It’s best for shapes that loop.

sonic loader

MixItUp

A high-performance, dependency-free library for animated filtering, sorting, insertion, removal and more…

mixitup

JustGage

Handy JavaScript plugin for generating and animating nice & clean dashboard gauges. It is based on Raphaël library for vector drawing.

JustGage

AOS

It allows you to animate elements as you scroll down, and up. If you scroll back to top, elements will animate to it’s previous state and are ready to animate again if you scroll down.

AOS

Animsition

A simple and easy jQuery plugin for CSS animated page transitions.

animsition

SVG.js

A lightweight library for manipulating and animating SVG, without any dependencies.

svgjs

iTyped

Dead simple Javascript animated typing, with no dependencies.

ityped


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