Handy Web Animations Tools

August 3rd, 2016


There are many web animation tools available in the market right now which helps web designers and developers create interactive animations with ease. Animation can improve website interfaces and user experience of a website. Anyone who wants to learn and practice animation will find really useful tools on the matter in this post.

CSS3 and JS

  • Animate.css — A cross-browser library of CSS animations. As easy to use as an easy thing.
  • Bounce.js — Tool and JS library that lets you create beautiful CSS3 powered animations.
  • WOW.js — Reveal CSS animation as you scroll down a page.
  • Stylie — A fun web animation tool, powered by Rekapi.
  • Effeckt.css — A Performant Transitions and Animations Library.
  • Morf.js — A Javascript work-around for hardware accelerated CSS3 transitions with custom easing functions.
  • GSAP — GSAP is a suite of tools for scripted, high-performance HTML5 animations that work in all major browsers. No other library delivers such advanced sequencing, API efficiency, and tight control while solving real-world problems that animators face.
  • Anima.js — With Anima it’s easy to animate over a hundred objects at a time. Each item can have it’s mass and viscosity to emulate reallife objects!
  • Rocket — Rocket creates an animation when an item is moved to another element.
  • csshake — Some CSS classes to move your DOM.
  • Hover.css — A collection of CSS3 powered hover effects to be applied to links, buttons, logos, SVG, featured images and so on. Easily apply to your own elements, modify or just use for inspiration. Available in CSS, Sass, and LESS.
  • magic — CSS3 Animations with special effects.
  • Saffron — A simple Sass mixin library for animations and transitions.
  • uilang — Insert uilang.js in your page, write some uilang as shown above in a simple element and use CSS to show, hide and animate things.
  • Velocity.js — Accelerated JavaScript animation.

Apps

  • Principle — Principle makes it easy to create animated and interactive user interface designs. Whether you’re designing the flow of a multi-screen app, or new interactions and animations, Principle lets you create designs that look and feel amazing.
  • Tumult Hype 3 — Create beautiful HTML5 web content. Interactive web content and animations made with Tumult Hype 3 work on desktops, smartphones and iPads. No coding required.
  • Adobe Edge Animate CC — Edge Animate lets web designers create interactive HTML animations for web, digital publishing, rich media advertising and more.
  • Framer — Create animations and transitions — or something completely new. Build functioning interfaces with real data or interactions that adapt to context.

Web based

  • Easee — Web animation tool for designers.
  • Animatron — Create mobile-friendly animations, banners, and infographics.
  • Tridiv — Tridiv is a web-based editor for creating 3D shapes in CSS.
  • CSSYNTH — Run CSS animations in order.
  • Ceaser — CSS Easing Animation Tool.
  • InVision — Transform your static screens into clickable, interactive prototypes complete with gestures, transitions, and animations.