The animateTransform element animates a transformation attribute on a target element, thereby allowing animations to control translation, scaling, rotation and/or skewing.

Usage context

CategoriesAnimation element
Permitted contentAny number of the following elements, in any order:
Descriptive elements

Example

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<svg width="120" height="120"  viewBox="0 0 120 120"
     xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" version="1.1"
     xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" >

    <polygon points="60,30 90,90 30,90">
        <animateTransform attributeName="transform"
                          attributeType="XML"
                          type="rotate"
                          from="0 60 70"
                          to="360 60 70"
                          dur="10s"
                          repeatCount="indefinite"/>
    </polygon>
</svg>

Live sample

Attributes

Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGAnimateTransformElement interface.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
SVG Animations Level 2
The definition of '<animateTransform>' in that specification.
Editor's Draft No change
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of '<animateTransform>' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge ? Firefox Full support YesIE No support NoOpera Full support YesSafari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
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typeChrome ? Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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