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Version: 2.x


Sometimes you need to map a value from one range to another. This is where you should use the interpolate function which approximates values between points in the output range and lets you map a value inside the input range to a corresponding approximation in the output range. It also supports a few types of Extrapolation to enable mapping outside the range.


Be aware that interpolate was renamed to interpolateNode in Reanimated v2 and should not be confused with interpolate from the new API. When using interpolate imported directly from react-native-reanimated v1, in v2 you should use interpolateNode instead. If you were using a class member method AnimatedValue.interpolate, no change is necessary.


value [Float]

Value from within the input range that should be mapped to a value from the output range.

input range [Float[]]

An array of Floats that contains points that indicate the range of the input value. Values in the input range should be increasing.

output range [Float[]]

An array of Floats that contains points that indicate the range of the output value. It should have at least the same number of points as the input range.

extrapolation type [Object | String]

Can be either an object or a string. If an object is passed it should specify extrapolation explicitly for the right and left sides. If extrapolation for a side is not provided, it defaults to Extrapolation.EXTEND. Example extrapolation type object:

const extrapolation = {
extrapolateLeft: Extrapolation.CLAMP,
extrapolateRight: Extrapolation.IDENTITY,

If a string is provided, the provided extrapolation type is applied to both sides.


Available extrapolation types:

  • Extrapolation.CLAMP - clamps the value to the edge of the output range
  • Extrapolation.IDENTITY - returns the value that is being interpolated
  • Extrapolation.EXTEND - approximates the value even outside of the range

Available extrapolation string values:

  • clamp
  • identity
  • extend :::


interpolate returns the value after interpolation from within the output range.


import React from 'react';
import { View, StyleSheet, Dimensions } from 'react-native';
import Animated, {
} from 'react-native-reanimated';

export const HEADER_IMAGE_HEIGHT = Dimensions.get('window').width / 3;

export default function Test() {
const scrollY = useSharedValue(0);
const scrollHandler = useAnimatedScrollHandler({
onScroll: (e) => {
scrollY.value = e.contentOffset.y;
const animatedStyles = useAnimatedStyle(() => {
const scale = interpolate(scrollY.value, [-100, 0], [2, 1], {
extrapolateRight: Extrapolation.CLAMP,

return {
transform: [{ scale: scale }],

return (
<View style={{ flex: 1, alignItems: 'center' }}>
position: 'absolute',
top: 20,
left: 0,
width: 20,
height: 20,
backgroundColor: 'blue',