A collection of Javascript canvas libraries for games, graphics, 2D and 3D rendering engines, particle effects, charts, graphing and more

A collection of JavaScript canvas libraries for games, graphics, 2D and 3D rendering engines, particle effects, charts, graphing and more. Sourced under a creative commons. This list will be updated regularly. Email over the URL, if you wish to be included.

JavaScript Canvas Libraries

    • Akihabara is HTML5 games library for making pixel based games using Javascript and the canvas tag.
    • ChemDoodle is an open source chemistry and chem-informatics toolkit where canvas is being used to solve common chemistry related tasks, displaying the molecules in a variety of different ways.
    • d3 (or D3.js) is a JavaScript library for visualizing data using web standards. D3 helps you bring data to life using SVG, Canvas and HTML.
    • EaselJS is a JavaScript library that makes working with the HTML5 Canvas element easy. Useful for creating games, generative art, and other highly graphical experiences. EaselJS is part of CreateJS – a modular libraries and tools which work together or independently to enable rich interactive content on open web technologies via HTML5.
    • fabric.js provides interactive object model on top of canvas element and also has SVG-to-canvas (and canvas-to-SVG) parser
    • iio.js – A javascript library that speeds the creation and deployment of HTML5 Canvas applications
    • isomerjs – An isometric graphics library for HTML5 canvas
    • Javascript-Voronoi – A Javascript implementation of Fortune’s algorithm to compute Voronoi cells
    • Konva – Konva.js is an HTML5 Canvas JavaScript framework that extends the 2d context by enabling canvas interactivity for desktop and mobile applications.
    • Origami.js – JS Lib to redesign canvas API interface
    • p5.js – p5.js is a JS client-side library for creating graphic and interactive experiences
    • Paper.js – Scriptographer ported to JavaScript and the browser, using HTML5 Canvas.
    • Pencil.js – Nice modular Javascript library with clear OOP syntaxe and lots of features.
    • Pixi.js – Super fast HTML 5 2D rendering engine that uses webGL with canvas fallback
    • Processingjs is a data visualization programming language.
    • Proton is a lightweight and powerful javascript particle engine. With it you can easily create countless cool effects
    • Pts.js – Pts is a javascript library for visualization and creative-coding.
    • Rough.js – Rough.js is a graphics library that lets you draw in a sketchy, hand-drawn-like, style
    • Scrawl-canvas – easily add multiple responsive, accessible and interactive <canvas> elements to a web page
    • Sketch – Cross-Platform JavaScript Creative Coding Framework
    • Three.js is a javascript library that makes WebGL – 3D in the browser, however you can render using canvas instead of WebGL
    • tsParticles is a lightweight library for creating easily particles animations. It includes ready to use components for the most used Javascript frameworks (ReactJS, VueJS, Angular, etc.)
    • Visualize is a JQuery plugin who creates charts and graphs from tabular data using the HTML canvas element.
    • zDog – Flat, round, designer-friendly pseudo-3D engine for canvas & SVG
    • zrender – A lightweight canvas library which providing 2d draw for Apache ECharts (incubating)

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