CSS Animate Alternatives

As free web based software, CSS Animate allows its users to animate cascading style sheets without needing to code a thing. Many free and open source alternatives to CSS Animate help you create animations for css, with some of them allowing you to create 2D animated graphics for multiple document types and formats.

The list of alternatives was last updated on Jan 13, 2020

  • Animate.css is a bunch of cool, fun, and cross-browser animations for you to use in your projects. Great for emphasis, home pages, sliders, and general just-add-water-awesomeness.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Self-Hosted
  • A small class-based animation library consisting of small but useful animations.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Online


  • Popmotion is a lightweight 12kb JavaScript motion engine that makes creating engaging user interactions quick and simple.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript
    • GitHub
  • Animista is a place where you can play with a collection of ready to use CSS animations, tweak them and download only those you will actually use.
  • Marionette Studio is a great software, powerful, easy and very intuitive to create 2D animations, characters for video games and more.
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    • Windows
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    • Chrome OS
  • DynCSS parses your CSS for -dyn-(attribute) rules. These rules are Javascript expressions evaluated on browser's events like scroll and resize.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Self-Hosted
  • CSS3 Animations with special effects.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox
  • A flexible Javascript animation library that works with CSS, Individual Transforms, SVG, DOM attributes and JS Objects.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript
    • GitHub
  • Declarative handling library for CSS animations.Advantages Easy to use. Compact - around 7.7kb after gzipping. There is no need for third party libraries.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Self-Hosted
  • Velocity is an animation engine with the same API as jQuery's $.animate().
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript
    • GitHub