Although not directly noticeable to an average user, animations are a key part of the core experience of an iOS app. Developers and designers spend a considerable amount of time and investment to add delightful animations to their apps, and we’ve seen a lot of innovations in this area, the most popular of which was Loren Brichter’s pull-to-refresh interaction.
UI-focused site Beautiful Pixels has compiled a list of the best animations in iOS apps, highlighting how the iOS platform has matured since the first release of the iPhone.
We’ve embedded some of the best ones below:
Some of the best designers in the industry work on iOS apps, which is a major reason why many people still prefer iOS over Android. Ironically, Google has been doing some of its best design work on the iOS platform.