10 Best Typewriter Text Animation JavaScript Libraries (2021 Update)

To create attractive headlines, titles and import messages on your web app,  you shouldn’t miss this list of 10 best text animation libraries that make it easy to apply fancy animations and typing effects to your text using native vanilla JavaScript.

Originally Published Jan 06 2018, updated Apr 09, 2021.

1. TypewriterJS

Simple Typewriter Effect In Pure JavaScript – TypewriterJS

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TypewriterJS is a native javascript plugin that can be used to create an elegant automatic typewriter animation effect on websites.


2. Multi-line Typewriter Effect With Blinking Cursor – tply

Multi-line Typewriter Effect With Blinking Cursor – tply

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A lightweight yet configurable text animation plugin to make your text appear as if it is being typed on a typewriter or terminal, with a blinking cursor animated with CSS3.


3. Highly Configurable Text Typing Library – typed.js

typed.js

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Just another JavaScript text typing animation library that animates your text to make it look like it is being typing.


4. Pure CSS Text Typing Animation

Pure CSS Text Typing Animation

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Just another pure CSS implementation of the text typing animation using pseudo elements and CSS3 animations.


5. Vintage Typing Animation With Sound Effect – Typewriterjs

Vintage Typing Animation With Sound Effect – Typewriterjs

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A vanilla JavaScript library which applies a typewriter-like typing effect to text content with support for custom cursor and sound effect.


6. Character Typing Animation With Blinking Cursor – Cursor.js

Character Typing Animation With Blinking Cursor – Cursor.js

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The Cursor.js JavaScript library provides an easy way to apply a simple typing animation to your text node.


7. Pure JS Text Rotator With Typing / Deleting Effects – iTyped.js

ityped-js

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iTyped.js is a lightweight, dependency-free JS library that allows you to rotate a sequence of strings with text typing / erasing effects just like a typewriter.


8. Text Typing Animation Using CSS Utility Classes – autoWrite.js

Text Typing Animation Using CSS Utility Classes – autoWrite.js

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A JavaScript library that makes it easier to apply a configurable typing effect to any text using utility classes.


9. Simulate A Human Typing & Deleting With JavaScript – TheaterJS

Simulate A Human Typing & Deleting With JavaScript - TheaterJS

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TheaterJS is a developer-friendly JavaScript text animation library to simulate a human typing and deleting something on the webpage.


10. Terminal-style Text Typing Animation – TypeWriting.js

Terminal-style Text Typing Animation – TypeWriting.js

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A standalone JavaScript library for creating terminal-style animated text typing effect with a blinking cursor.


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