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Top 5 image carousels libraries in React JS and Next JS

Today we are talking about image sliders or carousels in React JS and Next JS. In the modern world, we need image sliders or carousels in every web and mobile app for demonstration of our web key features.

There are several popular React libraries for creating image carousels or sliders. These libraries make it easy to implement image carousels with various features and customization options. Here are some of the top React image carousel libraries.

One- Swiper

Swiper - is the free and most modern mobile touch slider with hardware-accelerated transitions and amazing native behavior. It is intended to be used in mobile websites, mobile web apps, and mobile native/hybrid apps.

Swiper is not compatible with all platforms, it is a modern touch slider that is focused only on modern apps/platforms to bring the best experience and simplicity.


Two- React-Slick

React-Slick is a popular choice for creating responsive and customizable carousels. It's built on top of the Slick carousel library and offers a wide range of options for configuration.


Three- React Responsive Carousel

React Responsive Carousel is a Powerful, lightweight, and fully customizable carousel component for React apps.


  • Responsive
  • Mobile friendly
  • Swipe to slide
  • Mouse emulating touch
  • Server-side rendering compatible
  • Keyboard navigation
  • Custom animation duration
  • Autoplay w/ custom interval
  • Infinite loop
  • Horizontal or Vertical directions
  • Supports images, videos, text content, or anything you want.
  • Supports external controls
  • Highly customizable:
  • Custom thumbs
  • Custom arrows
  • Custom indicators
  • Custom status
  • Custom animation handlers


Four- React Multi Carousel

React Multi Carousel is a Production-ready, lightweight fully customizable React carousel component that rocks and supports multiple items and SSR(Server-side rendering).


  • Server-side rendering
  • Infinite mode
  • Dot mode
  • Custom animation
  • AutoPlay mode
  • Auto-play interval
  • Supports images, videos, everything.
  • Responsive
  • Swipe to slide
  • Mouse drag to slide
  • Keyboard control to slide
  • Multiple items
  • Show/hide arrows
  • Custom arrows/control buttons
  • Custom dots
  • Custom styling
  • Accessibility support
  • Center mode.
  • Show the next/previous set of items partially
  • RTL support


Five- React Image Gallery

React image gallery is a React component for building image galleries and carousels.


  • Mobile swipe gestures
  • Thumbnail navigation
  • Fullscreen support
  • Custom rendered slides
  • RTL support
  • Responsive design
  • Tons of customization options


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