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15 awesome CSS animation libraries you need to know.

Transitions from one CSS style configuration to another can be animated using CSS animations. A style describing the CSS animation and a set of keyframes indicating the start and end states of the animation's style, as well as possible intermediate waypoints, make up an animation.

CSS animations provide three major advantages over traditional script-driven animation techniques:

  1. They're simple to use for simple animations; you don't even need to know JavaScript to make them.

  2. Even with moderate system load, the animations work well. In JavaScript, simple animations often run poorly. To make the performance as smooth as possible, the rendering engine can use frame-skipping and other approaches.

  3. Allowing the browser to regulate the animation sequence allows the browser to improve performance and efficiency by limiting the update frequency of animations in tabs that aren't currently visible, for example.

While most animations can be done with pure CSS, you can use animation libraries and frameworks to create better animations in lesser time.

Website                            Description
Animate.css Just-add-water CSS animations
Anime.js Anime.js (/ˈæn.ə.meɪ/) is a lightweight JavaScript animation library with a simple, yet powerful API. It works with CSS properties, SVG, DOM attributes, and JavaScript Objects
CSShake CSShake delivers exactly what it says on the box — a CSS library designed specifically for shaking elements within your web page
Hover.css Hover.css is a CSS animation library designed for use with buttons and other UI elements in your website
AniJS AniJS is an animation library that allows you to add animations to elements in a simple ‘sentence-like’ structure
Animista CSS Animations On Demand
Tachyons-animate Tachyons itself is an atomic CSS library with a ton of utility classes for essentially designing anything by adding classes to what you need
Sequence.js Sequence.js is a JavaScript library that provides a responsive CSS framework for creating unique sliders, presentations, banners, and other step-based applications
Infinite These animations, like rotations and pulses, that are specifically designed to run and repeat forever
OBNOXIOUS.CSS Animations for the strong of heart, and weak of mind
MOTION UI A Sass library for creating flexible CSS transitions and animations A graphical user interface for generating custom CSS keyframe animations
AnimXYZ AnimXYZ helps you create, customize, and compose animations for your website. Built for Vue, React, SCSS, and CSS
Whirl CSS loading animations with minimal effort!
Hamburgers Hamburgers is a collection of tasty CSS-animated hamburger icons. Also included is the source as a Sass library. It’s modular and customizable, so cook up your own hamburger.

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