As the name describes, This "MaterialBadgeTextView" is an Android library that provides a reformed textview for Badge. A Badge is a colored circle with an inserted number which are displayed at the top-right conner of the icons, it often plays a role of showing new messages or new features in IM apps such as Facebook Messager, WhatsApp, WeChat, and forth.


  1. Material Design style - it provides a default shadow like FAB(Floating Action Bar)
  2. Easy to use - you can just use it as a normal TextView
  3. Really Lite - only ONE java class, no resource file
  4. Support MenuAction in Toolbar

If you use mac OS X, you must have seen this image:


API level 9+ supported