WEBP Samples

Webp is an Android sample including a small app to demo usage of webp in Native Activity

  • rotate decoding 3 webp images and load them into on-screen buffer. Decoding is in its own thread

This sample uses the new Android Studio CMake plugin.


  • Android Studio 3.0.0+ and android-ndk-r16

Getting Started

  1. Download Android Studio from formal release or canary
  2. Launch Android Studio
  3. Select "Import project (Eclipse ADT, Gradle,etc)"
  4. Browse into downloaded sample directory, select webp/build.gradle
  5. Click Tools/Android/Sync Project with Gradle Files.
  6. Click Run/Run 'app'.




If you've found an error in these samples, please file an issue.

Patches are encouraged, and may be submitted by forking this project and submitting a pull request through GitHub. Please see for more details.


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