Top 10 JavaScript Libraries For Parallax Scroll Effects 2018

Here is a constantly updated list of the 10 Best Free JavaScript libraries to create the familiar Parallax Effect as you scroll down or up the web page. I hope you like it and don’t forget to spread the world.

1. Lightweight Vanilla Javascript Parallax Library – rellax

rellax

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rellax is a small vanilla JavaScript library which provides a smooth parallax scrolling effect on any DOM elements.


2. 8. HTML5 / JavaScript Image Parallax Scrolling Effect – Parallax.js

HTML5 JavaScript Image Parallax Scrolling Effect Parallax.js

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Parallax.js is a ECMAScript 6 compatible JavaScript library for implementing image parallax scrolling effects on your web page. All the configuration options can be passed via HTML5 data attributes on img tag.


3. High Performance Parallax Scroll Effect In Pure JavaScript – Vanilla-Parallax.js

High Performance Parallax Scroll Effect In Pure JavaScript – Vanilla-Parallax.js

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Vanilla-Parallax.js is a pure vanilla JavaScript library which lets you apply high performance, hardware accelerated and responsive parallax scrolling effects to web content.


4. Spotify Inspired Parallax Scrolling Effect In Vanilla JavaScript – Paraxify.js

Spotify Inspired Parallax Scrolling Effect In Vanilla JavaScript – Paraxify.js

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Paraxify.js is a lightweight (3kb minified) JavaScript library for implementing the parallax scroll effect on your background images as you seen on Spotify.com. As you scroll down the page, the background images scroll slower than the foreground with a given animation speed and visible area.


5. Mobile-friendly Smooth Parallax Scroll Plugin – Universal Parallax

Mobile-friendly Smooth Parallax Scroll Plugin – Universal Parallax

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Universal Parallax is a small JavaScript plugin to implement the smooth, mobile-friendly parallax scrolling effect on your web app.


6. Easy Parallax Scrolling Effect In Vanilla JavaScript – parallax-vanilla

Easy Parallax Scrolling Effect In Vanilla JavaScript – parallax-vanilla

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A dependency-free JavaScript library to implement the Parallax Scrolling effect on your background images using requestAnimationFrame() API.


7. Minimal Vanilla JS Library For Parallax Scrolling Effect – vanillaInfiniteScroll

Minimal Vanilla JS Library For Parallax Scrolling Effect – vanillaInfiniteScroll

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vanillaInfiniteScroll is a lightweight, pure Vanilla JavaScript library that makes it easier to apply the familiar Parallax Scrolling effect to any DOM elements using HTML5 dataattributes.


8. Smooth Multi-layer Parallax Scroll Effect In Vanilla JavaScript

Smooth Multi-layer Parallax Scroll Effect In Vanilla JavaScript

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A smooth, mobile-compatible parallax scroll effect built in with vanilla JavaScript and CSS3 2D transforms.


9. Parallax Scrolling Library For Mobile & Desktop – basicScroll

Parallax Scrolling Library For Mobile & Desktop – basicScroll

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basicScroll is a lightweight, powerful, high-performance parallax scrolling JavaScript library designed for both mobile and desktop.


10. Simple Configurable Parallax Effect With Pure JavaScript – parallax-lib

Simple Configurable Parallax Effect With Pure JavaScript – parallax-lib

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A small and standalone JavaScript library that applies a parallax scrolling effect to background images with configurable speed and direction.