Haptic SDK

Latest News: Haptic SDK Update for Android 5.0 is Now Available

For developers that need the update for Android 5.0 (Lollipop) for existing apps, request a download by registering here: Universal Haptic Library update version for Android 5.0


The Haptic SDK automates haptic integration into the Android OS in minutes! All you need to get started are these three tools.


Haptic QuickStart Guide

Haptic Quick Start Guide

This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to add great tactile effects to your apps quickly and easily.

Our Haptic QuickStart Guide has also been localized in Chinese (Simplified), Japanese, and Korean:

Haptic Quickstart Guide - Chinese (pdf)Haptic Quickstart Guide - Japanese (pdf)Haptic Quickstart Guide - Korean (pdf)




Haptic Effects Library / UHL (Universal Haptic Layer)

Don’t settle on just a basic buzz vibration! Feel the difference between the rapid weapon fire of a machine gun…‘tat, tat, tat’ versus the resonating “boom” of a double-barrel shotgun.

Our Haptic Effects Library is just that – a library of 124 pre-designed haptic effects that you can add to your Android application to enable touch feedback instantly. Significantly cut down your development time – you no longer need to specify motor on/off times, just choose one of the many pre-defined haptic effects from categories like: UI, weapons, collision, engine or alerts.

Our Haptic Effects Library is component of the UHL file, which comes in the form of a JAR file and .SO file and contains all the classes, interfaces, and algorithms necessary to create great haptics. What is the UHL? is explained in the Developer Guide.

Toolkit Filename Size

NOTE: Supports Android versions 2.1 and later.


Haptic Muse Effect Preview App

Haptic Muse is a free, animated effect preview application that illustrates the Haptic SDK’s library of 124 pre-designed haptic effects in a gaming context. The app invites developers into a haptic museum with galleries built around common gaming use cases, like sports, transportation, combat and casinos.

The Haptic Muse app was designed to provide both experienced and new game developers with a fun, interactive tool to assess which tactile effects work best for their games as well as to illustrate the capabilities of integrating video, audio and haptics.

The Haptic Muse effect preview application is available for free on Google Play.