All animatable properties
All numerical properties of a layer can be animated, plus a few more things like colors, gradients, and shadows. Here’s the complete list:
- The Scroll Distance properties are for animating a ScrollComponent.
Pro tip: If your prototype doesn’t animate smoothly, know that these properties will almost always animate without stuttering:
ypositions (probably also
They perform best because they are hardware accelerated, they run on the GPU (the graphics card). Most other properties will cause ‘repaints’ (redrawing of the pixels of the layer on the CPU).
So sometimes it can make sense to animate
scale instead of
height, or to animate with opacity instead of between colors.