Material Cue

The app is discontinued. No support is provided.

Material Cue was designed for app developers, not as a general purpose overlay drawing tool. If you intend to use it for anything else than checking whether your app’s layout conforms to Material Design guidelines, you’re on your own.

The app is not designed to revive itself when the system kills an overlay service for any reason. There weren’t any problems with overlays disappearing back at the time and under intended use. If you experience these issues, try disabling your device’s battery optimization functions. For instructions see


Material Cue is a professional tool that draws grids and keylines over the device screen, helping developers to better design their apps. It is a must-have tool for every Android developer, designer or tester who is considerate about Material Design.

Material Cue comes with several pre-defined basic overlays, but the real power is the ability to create your own.

Key features:
• Comes with 8 basic overlays, such as standard (8 dp) and typography (4 dp) grids, ratio keylines, avatar list, and responsive UI columns.
• A simple yet flexible expression language for building custom overlays.
Copy and adjust existing overlays, or make new ones from scratch — the canvas is yours!
• Overlay editor with preview and autocomplete.
• Choose multiple overlays, then toggle or switch between them from the notification without leaving your app.
• Superior performance: memory efficient, and switching between overlays is instantaneous.
• Does everything that similar apps can do and more, for free!
• By design-minded developer, for design-minded developers.

Material Cue uses Google Analytics, Firebase Analytics and Crashlytics to collect anonymous, non-identifying usage data, so that I can understand how the app is used, troubleshoot issues, and make it better. By installing the app you express your consent to such data collection. For more details see the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
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What's New

Hotfix for API 16 devices.

0.9.1: A technical update that ships with the preview of the big upcoming feature.

• End of early support — THANK YOU to everyone who pre-purchased the app!
• Improved stability, fewer app crashes, Nougat fixes.
• Comes with an early preview of the upcoming premium feature that you can use for free until publicly released. Access to the preview will be rolled out in stages, early supporters first.
• Also comes with the promise to update more frequently this year :)
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Additional Information

January 13, 2017
Current Version
Requires Android
4.1 and up
Content Rating
Interactive Elements
Digital Purchases
Offered By
Paul Danyliuk
Paul Danyliuk 88017 Ukraine, Uzhhorod, 6 Dobroliubova str.
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