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Top 13 Animation libraries for UI designer in 2020

Web development has evolved from static websites to websites that look and feel good. Right now, any web developer or designer knows how crucial it is to build a website that not only functions well but also looks good.

The website design starts with excellent color saturation to carefully placed sections that are completely responsive. However, that’s not all it is to the design of the website. Current generation UI designers are also interested in animation. After all, it adds value to the website and ensures that visitors find it surprising.

In today’s article, we listed the top 13 best animation libraries for UI designers 2020. These tools will surely help you create animations faster and more professionally. The libraries consist of both CSS-only and JavaScript.

13. Textillate

Textillate - A jquery plugin for CSS3 text animations.

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Textillate.js combines some awesome libraries to provide an easy-to-use plugin for applying CSS3 animations to any text.

12. BounceJS

Bounce.js - Create beautiful CSS3 powered animations in no time.

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Bounce.js is a tool and JS library for generating beautiful CSS3 powered keyframe animations. The tool on bouncejs…

11. Popmotion

Popmotion - Simple animation libraries for delightful user interfaces

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Simple animation libraries for delightful user interfaces

10. DynamicJS

Dynamics.js - Javascript library to create physics-based animations

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Dynamics.js is a JavaScript library to create physics-based animations To see some demos, check out this library

9. ParticleJS

Particles.js - A lightweight JavaScript library for creating particles

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Configure, export, and share your particles.js configuration on CodePen…

8. MoveJS

Move.js - CSS3 backed JavaScript animation framework

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CSS3 JavaScript animation framework. Move.js is a small JavaScript library making CSS3 backed animation…

7. Mojs

Mojs - The motion graphics toolbelt for the web

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The motion graphics toolbelt for the web. mo · js is a javascript motion graphics library that is a fast, retina-ready…

6. HoverIntent

Hoverintent - 🐭 Fire mouse events when a user intends it

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Hoverintent is a reworking of Brian Cherne's jQuery plugin in plain javascript. It has no dependencies…

5. GreenSock

GSAP - GreenSock's GSAP JavaScript animation library (including Draggable).

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Professional-grade animation for the modern web GSAP is a JavaScript library for building high-performance animations…

4. AnimateCSS

Animate.css - 🍿 A cross-browser library of CSS animations. As easy to use as an easy thing.

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🍿 A cross-browser library of CSS animations. As easy to use as an easy thing.

🍿 A cross-browser library of CSS animations. As easy to use as an easy thing.

3. JqueryTransit

Jquery.transit - Super-smooth CSS3 transformations and transitions for jQuery

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Super-smooth CSS3 transformations and transitions for jQuery jQuery Transit is a plugin for to help you do CSS…

2. AnimeJS

Anime - JavaScript animation engine

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Work with CSS properties, SVG, DOM, and JS Objects


Velocity - Accelerated JavaScript animation.

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Animation engine with a similar API to jQuery’s $.animate()…

Today, we listed the 13 best animation libraries of 2020. So, which one did you decided to use?
And you can full comparison here:

Full comparison of 13 best animation libraries

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Comment below and let us know. We are listening.

Top comments (6)

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Matteo Bruni

tsParticles Instead of particles.js

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Tell Me How

Okay I'll add in the list. Thank you

jomaro110 profile image

You helped me so much, thank you.

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Kartik Nair

If you're using react then I highly recommend Framer Motion. It makes it super easy to create beautiful animations.

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Mark Kortink

A zero information list, why bother.

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Khalil Drissi

Thank's for the digest !!!