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Developers describe Animate.css ** as "A library of CSS animations". It 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. On the other hand, **Less is detailed as "The dynamic stylesheet language". Less is a CSS pre-processor, meaning that it extends the CSS language, adding features that allow variables, mixins, functions and many other techniques that allow you to make CSS that is more maintainable, themable and extendable.

Animate.css and Less can be categorized as "CSS Pre-processors / Extensions" tools.

Animate.css and Less are both open source tools. It seems that Animate.css with 61.2K GitHub stars and 13K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Less with 16.1K GitHub stars and 3.45K GitHub forks.

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      Better than css
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      Variables
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      Used by bootstrap
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      Open source
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      Extendable
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      CSS is valid LESS, very easy to pick up

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    What is Animate.css ?

    It 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.

    What is Less?

    Less is a CSS pre-processor, meaning that it extends the CSS language, adding features that allow variables, mixins, functions and many other techniques that allow you to make CSS that is more maintainable, themable and extendable.

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