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8 Best Android Animation Libraries 2023

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by Kanika Maheshwari dot icon Updated: Feb 4, 2023

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Here are some of the Android Animation Libraries. Some of the use cases of Android Animation Libraries include Creating complex UI elements, enhancing user experience, enhancing game development, and Creating app-specific animations. 


Android Animation Libraries are collections of code libraries and tools for creating and animating graphics for Android applications. The libraries include a variety of animation techniques, such as keyframing, and physics-based animation, which can be used to create dynamic and interactive visual elements. 


Let us look at the libraries in detail below. 

rebound 

  • Uses a spring physics model to create animations. 
  • Designed to be used with the Android UI toolkit. 
  • Highly customizable. 

reboundby shobrook

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            reboundby shobrook

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            Command-line tool that instantly fetches Stack Overflow results when an exception is thrown
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                      lottie-android 

                      • Highly efficient and supports vector-based animations. 
                      • Compatible with both Android and iOS devices. 
                      • Allows you to create complex animations with a few simple lines of code
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                      License: Permissive (Apache-2.0)

                      Render After Effects animations natively on Android and iOS, Web, and React Native

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                                lottie-androidby airbnb

                                Java doticon star image 33728 doticonVersion:v6.0.0doticon License: Permissive (Apache-2.0)

                                Render After Effects animations natively on Android and iOS, Web, and React Native
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                                          Android-Animation-Set 

                                          • Has no bugs, has no vulnerabilities. 
                                          • Has a Permissive License and it has medium support. 
                                          • Used in Telecommunications, Media, Telecom, User Interface, Animation applications. 
                                          Java doticonstar image 2734 doticonVersion:Currentdoticon
                                          License: Permissive (Apache-2.0)

                                          :books: Detailed tutorials for all animation series for Android. Explain all animations in Android.

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                                                    Android-Animation-Setby OCNYang

                                                    Java doticon star image 2734 doticonVersion:Currentdoticon License: Permissive (Apache-2.0)

                                                    :books: Detailed tutorials for all animation series for Android. Explain all animations in Android.
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                                                              recyclerview-animators 

                                                              • Uses less memory and fewer resources than other animation libraries. 
                                                              • Allows you to tweak and customize the animations to suit your needs.  
                                                              • Has built-in support for a range of animations, including alpha, translate, rotation, and more.  
                                                              Kotlin doticonstar image 11226 doticonVersion:Currentdoticon
                                                              License: Permissive (Apache-2.0)

                                                              An Android Animation library which easily add itemanimator to RecyclerView items.

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                                                                        recyclerview-animatorsby wasabeef

                                                                        Kotlin doticon star image 11226 doticonVersion:Currentdoticon License: Permissive (Apache-2.0)

                                                                        An Android Animation library which easily add itemanimator to RecyclerView items.
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                                                                                  ViewAnimator 

                                                                                  • Allows developers to mix and match different animations to create complex effects.   
                                                                                  • Has excellent documentation and a wide range of tutorials available. 
                                                                                  • Animations created can be reused in multiple activities or applications. 

                                                                                  ViewAnimatorby marcosgriselli

                                                                                  Swift doticonstar image 6896 doticonVersion:3.1.0doticon
                                                                                  License: Permissive (MIT)

                                                                                  ViewAnimator brings your UI to life with just one line

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                                                                                            ViewAnimatorby marcosgriselli

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                                                                                            ViewAnimator brings your UI to life with just one line
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                                                                                                      Swirl 

                                                                                                      • Doesn’t require a lot of setups and is easy to use.  
                                                                                                      • Provides a wide range of customization options.  
                                                                                                      • Has a powerful timeline feature that enables developers to animate objects across a timeline in a single line of code. 

                                                                                                      swirlby swirldev

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                                                                                                      :cyclone: Learn R, in R.

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                                                                                                                swirlby swirldev

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                                                                                                                          Animated-icons 

                                                                                                                          • Require less memory than many other animation libraries, making them ideal for mobile applications. 
                                                                                                                          • Have a smaller code base than most other animation libraries. 
                                                                                                                          • Are designed to be responsive, so they will resize and adapt to different screen sizes.

                                                                                                                          Animated-Iconsby tarek360

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                                                                                                                          Android Animated Icons Library

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                                                                                                                                    Animated-Iconsby tarek360

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                                                                                                                                    Android Animated Icons Library
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                                                                                                                                              RxAnimation 

                                                                                                                                              • Create animations that span multiple platforms, including iOS and Windows. 
                                                                                                                                              • Able to create animations that are synchronized with user input.  
                                                                                                                                              • Allows developers to create custom animations according to their specific needs.  

                                                                                                                                              RxAnimationby lopspower

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                                                                                                                                              Simple way to animate your views on Android with Rx 🚀

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                                                                                                                                                        RxAnimationby lopspower

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