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Advanced RecyclerView

This RecyclerView extension library provides Google's Inbox app like swiping, Play Music app like drag-and-drop sorting and expandable item features. Works on API level 14 or later.

Documentation site:

Download Android Arsenal

Download the example app

Get it on Google Play

Demonstration video on YouTube


Target platforms

  • API level 14 or later

Latest version

Recent Breaking Change Info

  • v1.0.0:
    • Migrated to AndroidX (Use v0.11.0 instead if your project uses support libraries)
    • BaseWrapperAdapter
    • Removed some deprecated features
      • SwipeableItemConstants.REACTION_CAN_SWIPE_BOTH
      • SwipeableItemConstants.REACTION_CAN_NOT_SWIPE_BOTH
    • New DraggableItemState getDragState() method added to the DraggableItemViewHolder interface
    • New SwipeableItemState getSwipeState() method added to the SwipeableItemViewHolder interface
    • New ExpandableItemState getExpandState() method added to the ExpandableItemViewHolder interface

👉 Migration guide from v0.11.0 to v1.0.0

Getting started

This library is published on jCenter. Just add these lines to build.gradle.

dependencies {
    implementation ''

Please check the Getting Started section on the official documentation site for more details.


Please check the implementation of the simple examples.

Drag & Drop related examples

Expandable item related examples

Swipeable related examples

Headers and Footers examples

WrapperAdapter examples

Hybrid examples

Other examples

iOS Mail app like swipe action


This library is licensed under the Apache Software License, Version 2.0.

See LICENSE for full of the license text.

Copyright (C) 2015 Haruki Hasegawa

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