How to stop or cancel animation in android

In this android programming source code example, we are going to stop or cancel animation in android.

You can copy and adopt this source code example to your android project without reinventing the wheel.

Below is a step by step source code to stop or cancel animation in android.

activity_main.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<LinearLayout
    android:orientation="vertical" xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    tools:context=".animation.Animation4">

    <TextView
        android:layout_gravity="center_horizontal"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:text="Cancel Animation"/>

    <ImageView
        android:id="@+id/image"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:src="@drawable/notebook"/>

    <Button
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:text="Start Animation"
        android:id="@+id/start"/>

    <Button
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:id="@+id/stop"
        android:text="Cancel Animation"/>

</LinearLayout>

MainActivity.java

import android.os.Bundle;
import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity;
import android.view.View;
import android.view.animation.Animation;
import android.view.animation.AnimationUtils;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.ImageView;


public class Animation4 extends AppCompatActivity {

    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_animation4);

        Button start = findViewById(R.id.start);
        Button stop = findViewById(R.id.stop);
        final ImageView imageView = findViewById(R.id.image);
        final Animation animation = AnimationUtils.loadAnimation(getApplicationContext(), R.anim.rotation);

        start.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
            @Override
            public void onClick(View v) {
                imageView.startAnimation(animation);
            }
        });

        stop.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
            @Override
            public void onClick(View v) {
                imageView.clearAnimation();
                animation.cancel();
            }
        });
    }
}

anim/rotation.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<set xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android" android:interpolator="@android:anim/cycle_interpolator">
    <rotate android:fromDegrees="0"
        android:toDegrees="360"
        android:pivotX="50%"
        android:pivotY="50%"
        android:duration="10000" />
</set>

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