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Lottie vs Pop: What are the differences?

# Introduction

1. **Animation Format**: Lottie uses JSON format for animations, while Pop uses XML format.
2. **Library Support**: Lottie has official libraries for iOS, Android, and Web, whereas Pop is mainly used for iOS development.
3. **Community and Updates**: Lottie has a larger community and regular updates compared to Pop.
4. **Compatibility**: Lottie animations are compatible with After Effects, while Pop animations are created directly in Xcode.
5. **Customization**: Lottie offers more options for customization and control over animations than Pop.
6. **Performance**: Pop animations are known for their high performance and smooth transitions, while Lottie may face performance issues with complex animations.

In Summary, The key differences between Lottie and Pop lie in the animation format, library support, community, compatibility, customization options, and performance.
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    What is Lottie?

    Lottie is a mobile library for Android and iOS that parses Adobe After Effects animations exported as json with Bodymovin and renders them natively on mobile!

    What is Pop?

    Pop is an extensible animation engine for iOS and OS X. In addition to basic static animations, it supports spring and decay dynamic animations, making it useful for building realistic, physics-based interactions. The API allows quick integration with existing Objective-C codebases and enables the animation of any property on any object. It's a mature and well-tested framework that drives all the animations and transitions in Paper.

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