React-Select is a flexible and easy-to-use React library for implementing customisable and accessible dropdown and select menus. It provides a wide range of features like multi-select, search capability, async options loading, styling, and event handling.
Compared to other similar libraries like React-Bootstrap and React-Materialize, React-Select offers more flexibility in term of customisation and styling. It also provides a better user experience as it is more accessible for people with disabilities, thanks to its intuitive keyboard navigation, ARIA labels, and support for screen readers.
React-Select has gained a large and active community over the years, making it one of the most popular choices among React developers for building dropdown and select menus.
Alternatives: React-Bootstrap, React-Material-UI, Downshift