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Wally Showcases Material Design in Wallpaper Heaven

Wally, a wallpaper app for Android that pulls from Wallbase.cc, popped up on Google Play at the end of last week as a great example of a developer putting Material Design to use. The app utilizes rippling touch animations, transitions that fade behind layers, floating buttons, and page swipes that colorfully slide from section to section.

Oh, it also has a solid wallpaper collection, with Muzei support, for those looking to spruce up their home screens. You can browse and save/set wallpapers, filter through a variety of options, and even search by text and color.

The app is free. 

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Cheers Jason!
  • Jason Downing

    I was beginning to think Droid Life was beginning to ignore me 🙂 Still need to check out endless jabber though!

  • Deeco

    App looks great, but pretty basic.

  • turdbogls

    been using it for a few days now, I simply cannot wait for Material Design to become the standard going forward….looks amazing.
    the wallpaper selection sucks though IMO, they just need to team up with Zedge and make a beast wallpaper gallery.

  • Averix

    Can someone post a link? I see lots of wally apps, but nothing worthwhile.

  • Rod

    Gorgeous app

    • XvierX

      Indeed. I hope this is a preview of things to come.

  • calculatorwatch

    Wow, anyone who still isn’t convinced on Material Design should check out this app. Everything is so simple and nicely laid out. Hopefully this is how all Android apps will look in the future.

    • Kevin

      Too bad Samsung is going to ruin this experience with Touchwiz.

      • Feed Jake

        What a fantastic example of being a troll. Are you by chance related to Bryan Mills?

        This article has nothing to do with TW or Samsung. They don’t retheme other people’s apps anyways. You are a moron.

        • Suicide_Note

          I may be wrong, but I think he meant that TW may change the overall look of L and its Material Design theme, not just individual apps.

        • James

          No he’s right. TW is nasty looking and they will ruin material design. I have an s5 right now

          • michael arazan

            Touchwiz is literally Samsung peeing in the Android Pool, they don’t even try to hide it in the name

        • tyguy829

          while i see where you’re coming from, touchwiz does actually retheme other people’s apps. it will sometimes change the color or a holo light or dark action bar to that nasty navy blue and themes universal ui components (like checkboxes or toggles) that are used in tons of apps

        • tdurden64111

          Brian Mills #1 commenter all time oorah!

  • WitnessG

    This app is great. All the animations and the fact that it changes the color of the FAB and menu depending on the wallpaper.

    • Owennus

      This, to me was delicious.

  • Oscar Garcia

    That refresh animation…