The First Apps To Use Android 12's Material You Theming

The First Android Apps To Use Android 12's Material You Theming

While native theming on Android is a notion Google has been teasing with for years, even going so far as to add support for a system-wide dark theme, full-on native theming to the degree other services like Substratum and other theming engines used to have was pretty much still unheard of, at least on stock Android. With Android 12 and Google’s new Material You design language, though, they’re getting much closer to that goal. Utilizing Material You, Google’s design language has gotten much more diverse and customizable, but it’s going to be a while before we see it utilized in a public manner across apps. The big news, though, is that it’s getting there. A couple of Android apps are now getting support for Material You theming in time for the 3rd Android 12 beta. native

👉 Tasker

Just a couple of weeks ago, Tasker’s developer illustrated Material You theming in his app, but he couldn’t proffer a beta version for API level 31 (Android 12) until the release of Android 12 Beta 3 the other day. Now, Tasker’s new beta, with full support for Material You’s dynamic theming, is available for everyone. Take a look at some of the pics of the Material you theme attached below.
The First Apps To Use Android 12's Material You Theming
Also, Don't forget to check this small video of Tasker - Create UI With Material You Colors In Your Projects

Try Tasker from here: Tasker on PlayStore

👉 Sleep as Android

As outlined by Android Police, Sleep as Android is another app that now supports Material You dynamic colors. Sleep as Android’s developer is recognized to implement the latest bleeding-edge Android updates and changes and improvements to the app and always stay first in the race of Android updates.
The First Apps To Use Android 12's Material You Theming
Try Sleep as Android from here: Sleep as Android

👉 Swift Walls

Swift Walls is the last app to add the support for dynamic theming in this top three list. The developer has officially announced that his app’s current beta version now has support for Material You dynamic theming. 
The First Apps To Use Android 12's Material You Theming
Try Swift Walls from here: Swift Walls

Developers adding support for Material You theming is great news for people looking ahead to optimizing their phones with it once they have Android 12, or even those who are already using it on their phones. In case you need a refresher, Material You picks colors from your device’s wallpaper and implements them all over your user interface, centering its design language around this particular concept as well as the concept of customization. Currently, Not all apps will be feasible to add support for it in the short run, though: probably a few of them will want to impose their own design language over Android’s. But still, it will hugely help with design consistency once app developers start implementing it.

Google hasn’t yet published documentation or support libraries for Material You, so these developers are all going about executing dynamic theming in their own way. Some, like Tasker, are simply getting colors from the appropriate R.color values at runtime, while the remaining ones are using third-party libraries (or making their own) in the interim.

Let's see who comes next in this race. Hope this will be helpful to you. And for more rapid and informative updates like this, join our email list or follow us on any of our social medias.
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July 17, 2021
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