CSS Animations is a module of CSS that lets you animate the values of CSS properties over time, using keyframes. The behavior of these keyframe animations can be controlled by specifying their timing function, duration, their number of repetitions, and other attributes.

Reference

CSS Properties

CSS At-rules

Guides

Detecting CSS animation support
Describes a technique for detecting if a browser supports CSS animations.
Using CSS animations
Step-by-step tutorial about how to create animations using CSS. This article describes each relevant CSS property and at-rule and explains how they interact with each other.
CSS animations tips and tricks
Tips and tricks to help you get the most out of CSS animations. Currently offers a technique for replaying an animation which has already run through to completion, which the API doesn't support inherently.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Animations Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

animation property

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 43
Full support 43
Full support Yes
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Edge Full support 12
Full support 12
Full support 12
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Firefox Full support 16
Full support 16
Full support 49
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Full support 44
Prefixed Disabled
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Disabled From version 44: this feature is behind the layout.css.prefixes.webkit preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Full support 5
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -moz-
IE Full support 10Opera Full support 30
Full support 30
Full support 15
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
No support 12.1 — 15
No support 12 — 15
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -o-
Safari Full support Yes
Full support Yes
Full support 4
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
WebView Android Full support Yes
Full support Yes
Full support 2
Prefixed Notes
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Notes The animation-fill-mode property is not supported in Android browsers below 2.3.
Chrome Android Full support 43
Full support 43
Full support Yes
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Edge Mobile Full support Yes
Full support Yes
Full support Yes
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Firefox Android Full support 16
Full support 16
Full support 49
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Full support 44
Prefixed Disabled
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Disabled From version 44: this feature is behind the layout.css.prefixes.webkit preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Full support 5
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -moz-
Opera Android Full support 30
Full support 30
Full support 15
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
No support 12.1 — 14
No support 12 — 14
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -o-
Safari iOS Full support Yes
Full support Yes
Full support Yes
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Samsung Internet Android Full support 4.0
Full support 4.0
Full support Yes
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: -webkit-

Legend

Full support  
Full support
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.

See also

  • Related to CSS Animations, CSS Transitions can trigger animations based on user actions.

 

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