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Animate.css vs Materialize: What are the differences?

What is Animate.css ? 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.

What is Materialize? A modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design. A CSS Framework based on material design.

Animate.css can be classified as a tool in the "CSS Pre-processors / Extensions" category, while Materialize is grouped under "Front-End Frameworks".

Some of the features offered by Animate.css are:

  • Cross-browser animations
  • Usage with Javascript
  • Setting Delay and Speed

On the other hand, Materialize provides the following key features:

  • Speeds up development
  • User Experience Focused
  • Easy to work with

Animate.css and Materialize are both open source tools. Animate.css with 61.2K GitHub stars and 13K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Materialize with 36.2K GitHub stars and 4.83K GitHub forks.

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Pros of Animate.css
Pros of Materialize
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    • 102
      Google material design
    • 74
      Easy to use
    • 74
      Responsive
    • 54
      Modern looks
    • 47
      Open source
    • 42
      Good documentation
    • 37
      Code examples
    • 29
      Extremely light - 29kb
    • 28
      Flexible
    • 15
      Great Support
    • 10
      It looks beautiful
    • 8
      Very nice looking components to quickly build out
    • 7
      Smooth animation
    • 6
      Great Grid System
    • 4
      Great
    • 4
      Ruby gem to integrate in 2 seconds flat
    • 3
      Angular2 Support
    • 2
      MIT Lisence
    • 2
      Friendly api, easy setup, good documentation
    • 2
      Easy setup
    • 1
      React
    • 1
      Grid system
    • 1
      Because of the easy to use and very editable library
    • 1
      Responsivness
    • 1
      Jibberish
    • 1
      Friendly Api
    • 0
      Better class name
    • 0
      Rtl support

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    Cons of Animate.css
    Cons of Materialize
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      • 6
        Mobile errors
      • 6
        Poor Grid System
      • 1
        Unmaintained

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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 Materialize?

      A CSS Framework based on material design.

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