10 Awesome Android libraries you definitely want to try

Md. Tanvir Hossain
Nov 30, 2017 · 3 min read
  1. Lottie

This is a library that parses Adobe After Effects animations exported as JSON with Bodymovin (After Effects plugin for exporting animations to SVG/Canvas/HTML + JavaScript) and renders them natively on mobile.
There is also an example app available in the Google Play Store.

2. StyleableToast
This is library for Toasts customization. It adds variety of styling options that gives your app and user experience that little extra unique feeling! Style your toast either by code or in styles.xml

3. CoordinatorTabLayout

CoordinatorTabLayout is a custom composite control that quickly implements the combination of TabLayout and CoordinatorLayout.

4. Material About
This library helps you to prepare an About Me screen to introduce you to your users.


This library is a DrawerLayout-like ViewGroup, where a “drawer” is hidden under the content view, which can be shifted to make the drawer visible.


This library is Infinite cycle ViewPager with two-way orientation and interactive effect.


An easy to use ViewPager that adds an awesome set of custom swiping animations. Just change your ViewPagers to JazzyViewPagers, two more steps, and you’re good to go!


This library is a side menu with some categories to choose.

9. AwesomeBar
This is another great implementation from Florent Champigny. It is new approach to a design of a top bar (which we know from ActionBar/Toolbarimplementation), in conjunction with DrawerLayout, inspired by Gmail Mobile from Weekz. You can check, how it works below:

10. ShimmerRecyclerView

It is a custom RecyclerView implementation with shimmer views to indicate that views are loading. The RecyclerView has also a built-in adapter, to control the shimmer appearance.

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