50 Awesome Animations made with CSS3

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CSS3 has brought some amazing new features. And the most fun is playing with the CSS animation. Here is a compilation of 50 CSS3 animation that allows you to perform many motion-based functions normally Delegated to JavaScript. In order to view this effect, you are required to have WebKit browsers like Safari and Chrome ( very sorry for the users of Internet Explorer )

1. CSS3 Clock With jQuery

Use the basic features of the CSS3 Transform: rotate. And the combination of javascript frameworks like jQuery can produce a cool CSS3 clock

2. Analogue Clock

Analogue clock created using webkit transition and transform CSS. JavaScript is only used to pull in the current time.

3. 3D Cube That Rotates Using Arrow Keys

You can Use up, down, left and right keys to navigate the 3D cube. 3D cube built using -webkit-perspective, -webkit-transform and -webkit-transition.

4. Multiple 3D Cubes (Slide In/Out)

Multiple 3D Cubes using CSS3 and proprietary ‘transform’ and ‘transition’ properties. I thought it was amazing, you can see the writing on the 3D object.

5. CSS3 Accordion

An accordion effect using only CSS. Proprietary animation in WebKit based browsers.

6. Auto-Scrolling Parallax

Auto-Scrolling Paralax is an animated parallax effect using WebKit’s CSS transition property,Auto-Scrolling Paralax no need JavaScript

7. Isocube

Isocube is like 3DCube but have litle different. Isocube can load images on one side

8. Image Gallery

9. Matrix

The Matrix is one of the best sci-fi films of all time. CSS3 capable of making such an amazing animated film made

10. 7 Javascript-effect Alternatives Using CSS3

7 examples of alternatives to javascript effect by using CSS3. Various effects such as Fade Block, Block Pulsate, Nudge, Expand Block, Block Bounce, Spin Block and Accordion

11. Image Hover Effects

Image Hover Effects is an example of using CSS to replace the javascript. The image will shrink when you put your mouse pointer on top of it.

12. Turning Coke Can (Control With Scrollbar)

13. 3D Meninas

14. Polaroid Gallery

Polaroid Gallery is animated pile of photographs utilizing a ton of new CSS3 commands. It’s interesting when your mouse cursor is above the image, the image will enlarge

15. Space

16. Mac Dock

This list of links as the basis and change into an OS X icon dock of amazing.

17. Drop-In Modals

With CSS3 effects and property Drop In Modals can help you make quick, animation, a simple change to using modals, and some subtle design cues.

18. Sliding Vinyl

Vinyl effect can be created by using CSS3 transition and a little HTML. This can make a standard album cover to have an interesting style

19. Zooming Polaroids

Polaroid is a picture that is in the box and spun like a pile of random photos that are sorting through CSS3 techniques. The text that comprises only extract the title and alt attribute

20. Animated Rocket

The principle of Animatid Roket is CSSEffect. The transformation changed the appearance of an element in the browser, moving, rotating, or other means. In determining the conversion of styles before making the application to happen so that you can not really animation.

21. Poster Circle

Poster Circle. is an animated spin column consists of a row of colored boxes and text are wonderful. The overall effect is crazy cool and undeniably dizzying

22. Morphing Cubes

Morphing Cubes will shows some of the more interesting content using 3D transformations, animations and transitions. Note that you can still select text in the element, even if the rotation. Converting elements are fully interactive.

23. Animated Polaroid Gallery

This is the example of other Polaroid Gallery. Piles of images at random and when the cursor hovers over an image, selected images will be enlarged

24. Spotlight Cast Shadow

When the cursor moves as if like a lamp spotlight leading up to the writing and cast

25. Colorful Clock

Colorful Clock is a colorful jQuery & CSS3 which will help you keep track of those precious last seconds of the year.

 

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26. Lightbox Gallery

Lightbox Gallery is an awesome image gallery which leverages the latest CSS3 and jQuery techniques.Lightbox Gallery using jQuery, jQuery UI (for the drag and drop) and the fancybox jQuery plugin for the lightbox display in addition to PHP and CSS for interactivity and styling.

27. Elastic Thumbnail Menu

Elastic Thumbnail Menu is an alternative method for smoothing the menu, in particular by increasing the menu items when the mouse is hovering over the menu. And then expand to the top menu

28. Coverflow

This animation Apple style that combines CSS transformation and jqueryUI. This one truly animate between two half states, making a slider like iTunes

29. jQuery DJ Hero

DJ Hero This is one of the interesting combination of CSS3 with jquery. On-screen controls you can control the pace or just take enough to record your mouse

30. Dynamic Stacking Cards

inn is a dynamic stack of index cards that simply using HTML and CSS3 features such as change and transition (for the dynamic effects) and the @ font-face, box-shadow and border-radius (for styling).

31. Another Image Gallery

This is an example of another image gallery that uses CSS3 transforms property and property transitions.

32. Snow Stack (Control With Arrow Keys)

33. Animated Pricing Column

CSS3 animation can also be used in the package list price of a product. Animated Column Pricing can be applied properly there

34. Slick jQuery Menu

Slick Jquery Menu achieved through a combination of CSS3 and JQuery menu below is very elegant and shows some great use of Jquery and CSS3. This is just one of those crazy concepts that the test can be used in CSS3 will be true of the standard Web.

35. CSS Tabs Without Javascript

36. Tab Menus Without Javascript

37. SVG Fisheye Menu

CSS animation can animate almost any property on the item and do funny things, such as rotation and tilt. As proof,will created quick and dirty CSS3 Fisheye / Dock demo. Used as an added bonus, the demo-SVG in the tag IMG.

38. Falling Leaves

Like autumn. Animated falling leaves are made using CSS3

39. Rotating Gallery

Image Gallery Rotaitng build with CSS transform transition and CSS features. To see the effects of rotation, click the small image

40. Dropdown Menu

Dropdown Menu is a very nice navigation menu by using CSS3 transition property. CSS transitions are very strong influence to renounce the use of JavaScript for many common side effects.

41. Star Wars Crawl

Star Wars opening crawl, using only HTML & CSS. It only works in Snow Leopard in Safari 4.0.4 and the WebKit nightly.

42. Sticky Notes

43. Snowflakes

44. Another Fisheye

This is another fisheye that using CSS3

45. Frame-by-Frame Animation

The first demonstration reqires you to keep clicking the image to see the next frame, and it wraps around to the start when you reach the last frame.The second demonstration just needs you to keep the mouse moving over the image in MOST browsers. But the BIG drawback to this method is that the speed of movement of the mouse governs the speed of animation

46. AT-AT Walker

AT-AT Walker is not flash but only CSS3. That amazing !

47. Another Accordion

48. Dynamic Presentation Without Flash

49. Smoothie Slider Menu

50. Spinner

This is basically like an ajax/loader spinner except its not a animated gif. It uses CSS3 to make it spin.

4 Written ArticlesWebsite

Yanuar Prisantoso is a 25 year old web developer in Onebitmedia, he has experience in the web design and  web development industry and posts articles and very interested about jQuery and interactive on his blog, Denbagus. You can follow on Twitter or contact him through his website.

24 Comments Best Comments First
  • Kasra

    Monday, December 19th, 2011 17:55

    23

    Wow, amazing list of animations.Loved the snow one. Many thanks from Kasra Design.

    +4
  • Todd Wallace

    Thursday, June 10th, 2010 04:31

    14

    The coke can scroller was pretty impressive.

    +4
  • Sandy

    Monday, October 11th, 2010 02:44

    18

    That is so valuable. I hate flash. Slows down your pages too much and annoys your customers.

    +2
  • Mark Jones

    Thursday, April 14th, 2011 18:11

    21

    Great roundup. It’s amazing some of the things that can be done with CSS3!

    +2
  • Duane Kinsey

    Monday, March 1st, 2010 07:33

    6

    Good compilation. I am digging Star Wars as well.
    Thank you for sharing!

    0
  • Nikunj Tamboli

    Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 14:13

    8

    Wow CSS is getting great need to learn CSS3, the coke can animation was cool

    0
  • Jeff Woodruff

    Thursday, October 28th, 2010 14:37

    20

    These are some of the greatest css tricks I’ve seen in one place. Thanks for sharing.

    0
  • Fraakz

    Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 02:42

    24

    Well I loved the idea of Analogue clock it looks wonderful. Well its a very good use of WebKit and JavaScript. I think we need more of these sort

    0
  • designfreek

    Sunday, February 28th, 2010 19:54

    5

    Thanks Danbagus :) for number 10 :P

    -1
  • Sepp

    Monday, March 1st, 2010 23:00

    7

    Hey, nice Examples. Hope CSS3 will be standard soon.
    But some of the effects are very slow and laggy on my system.

    -1
  • Jesse

    Sunday, February 28th, 2010 18:04

    2

    awesome awesome stuff. Love css3!

    -1
  • Skyrocket Labs

    Sunday, February 28th, 2010 18:19

    3

    These are sooooo cool. I’m digging the Star Wars the most.

    -1
  • Saifur Rehmanould

    Sunday, February 28th, 2010 18:36

    4

    Awesome post, should be useful for one and all in sometime.

    -1
  • julio

    Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 15:14

    12

    Great! Post and I’m not a coder but some animations here look awesome.

    -1
  • Jordan Walker

    Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 17:39

    11

    So incredible what the newest standard can produce.

    -1
  • Michael Watts

    Monday, July 25th, 2011 10:39

    22

    Thanks, good list.

    Best wishes
    Michael Watts

    -1
  • kacperos

    Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 23:13

    17

    Wow! Looks amazing! I Can’t believe it’s only CSS3 based animation.

    -1
  • Lisa

    Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 07:41

    16

    Say Bye Bye to flash. The image galley is my favorite.

    -1
    • Orth Otic

      Monday, October 11th, 2010 02:46

      19

      I probably will throw out the flash that I paid about a grand for. Wasted money bad. Speedy site good.

      -1
  • Joe

    Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 20:12

    13

    Not working on FF 3.6 – 3D Cube That Rotates Using Arrow Keys
    otherwise, great post

    -1
  • Nine

    Sunday, July 11th, 2010 17:09

    15

    The quite good example of use CSS 3, has found on a site of one Russian design of studio! http://emfire.ru/

    -1
  • Fraakz

    Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 02:42

    24

    Well I loved the idea of Analogue clock it looks wonderful. Well its a very good use of WebKit and JavaScript. I think we need more of these sort

    0
  • Kasra

    Monday, December 19th, 2011 17:55

    23

    Wow, amazing list of animations.Loved the snow one. Many thanks from Kasra Design.

    +4
  • Michael Watts

    Monday, July 25th, 2011 10:39

    22

    Thanks, good list.

    Best wishes
    Michael Watts

    -1
  • Mark Jones

    Thursday, April 14th, 2011 18:11

    21

    Great roundup. It’s amazing some of the things that can be done with CSS3!

    +2
  • Jeff Woodruff

    Thursday, October 28th, 2010 14:37

    20

    These are some of the greatest css tricks I’ve seen in one place. Thanks for sharing.

    0
  • Sandy

    Monday, October 11th, 2010 02:44

    18

    That is so valuable. I hate flash. Slows down your pages too much and annoys your customers.

    +2
  • kacperos

    Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 23:13

    17

    Wow! Looks amazing! I Can’t believe it’s only CSS3 based animation.

    -1
  • Lisa

    Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 07:41

    16

    Say Bye Bye to flash. The image galley is my favorite.

    -1
    • Orth Otic

      Monday, October 11th, 2010 02:46

      19

      I probably will throw out the flash that I paid about a grand for. Wasted money bad. Speedy site good.

      -1
  • Nine

    Sunday, July 11th, 2010 17:09

    15

    The quite good example of use CSS 3, has found on a site of one Russian design of studio! http://emfire.ru/

    -1
  • Todd Wallace

    Thursday, June 10th, 2010 04:31

    14

    The coke can scroller was pretty impressive.

    +4
  • Joe

    Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 20:12

    13

    Not working on FF 3.6 – 3D Cube That Rotates Using Arrow Keys
    otherwise, great post

    -1
  • julio

    Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 15:14

    12

    Great! Post and I’m not a coder but some animations here look awesome.

    -1
  • Jordan Walker

    Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 17:39

    11

    So incredible what the newest standard can produce.

    -1
  • Nikunj Tamboli

    Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 14:13

    8

    Wow CSS is getting great need to learn CSS3, the coke can animation was cool

    0
  • Sepp

    Monday, March 1st, 2010 23:00

    7

    Hey, nice Examples. Hope CSS3 will be standard soon.
    But some of the effects are very slow and laggy on my system.

    -1
  • Duane Kinsey

    Monday, March 1st, 2010 07:33

    6

    Good compilation. I am digging Star Wars as well.
    Thank you for sharing!

    0
  • designfreek

    Sunday, February 28th, 2010 19:54

    5

    Thanks Danbagus :) for number 10 :P

    -1
  • Saifur Rehmanould

    Sunday, February 28th, 2010 18:36

    4

    Awesome post, should be useful for one and all in sometime.

    -1
  • Skyrocket Labs

    Sunday, February 28th, 2010 18:19

    3

    These are sooooo cool. I’m digging the Star Wars the most.

    -1
  • Jesse

    Sunday, February 28th, 2010 18:04

    2

    awesome awesome stuff. Love css3!

    -1

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