Android Floating Action Buttons (FAB) are used for a promoted action. Floating action button helps users to use application easy. Android floating action buttons (FAB) come in different two sizes, default and mini size. Default size of FAB is used for most of the cases and mini size is only used to create virtual continuity with other screen elements.

Use of more than one floating action button in a screen is not good, it makes user uncomfortable to use android application and Google also recommend to use only one FAB per screen. We can’t use floating action button anywhere. Here Google prescribes where to use android FAB and where not to use in our android application.

Floating Action Buttons: Awesome Material Design Android FAB Libraries

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Here I have collected some awesome material design Floating Action Button (FAB) libraries for android developers. These libraries are easy to use and you can get sample project with most of them. You can easily customize these fabs libraries according to your need.

1. Floating Action Button by Makovkastar

This floating action button library reacts on scrolling events. FAB button is visible when attached target is scrolled up and invisible when that is scrolled down. This is easy to use and you have to add 'com.melnykov:floatingactionbutton:1.3.0' dependency in your build.gradle. Here is complete instruction to use this library.

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2. Floating Action Button by Clans


Android Floating Action Button and Menu by Clans
Android Material Design Floating
Action Button and Menu


This android material design floating action button library includes lots of features. There is ripple effect on Android Lollipop and above devices. You can easily set custom normal, pressed and ripple colors and can set custom animation. There are different types of FAB and you have to add 'com.github.clans:fab:1.6.0' dependency in your build.gradle file to use this library. This library requires Android API Level 14.

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3. Android Floating Action Button by Futuresimple

This is simple android floating action button library. It is supported in normal 56dp and mini 40dp buttons. You can use your own color and icon for buttons and in the same library, you can get floating action menu also.

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4. Floating Action Button by Ckurtm

This floating button is different than above. It is circular floating action button with integrated process indicator ring based on material design.

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5. Floating Action Button Library By Shell Software

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