Flutter for Tizen

Flutter is an open-source UI software development kit created by Google, for crafting beautiful, fast user experiences for mobile, web, and desktop from a single codebase. Flutter works with existing code, is used by developers and organizations around the world, and is free and open source.

Flutter for Tizen is an extension to the Flutter SDK for building Flutter applications for Tizen devices. Samsung Smart TV based on Tizen supports Flutter since Tizen 6.0. You can develop and release Flutter applications to this device.

Flutter supports the followings:

  • Supports one-source, multi-platform applications: Android / iOS / Windows / macOS / Linux / Web and Tizen
  • Multiple devices can give the same user experience with the same UI.
  • Supports fast development using hot reload and native code level performance.

If you want to know Flutter in detail, visit Flutter official site.


You can refer to the following documents when you develop and build Samsung Smart TV applications using Flutter SDK.

  • Flutter documentation
    Flutter general development guides, tests, and debugging

  • pub.dev
    The official package and plugin repository and usage guides for Flutter applications.

  • Flutter-Tizen
    An extension to the Flutter SDK for building Flutter applications for Tizen devices including Samsung Smart TVs.

  • Flutter-Tizen plugin
    Flutter plugins for Tizen and its guides


Samsung Smart TVs support Flutter framework since Tizen 6.0. You can refer to the TV year models.

Setting up Environment

In order to develop a Flutter application for Samsung Smart TVs, you must set up Flutter application development environment. A Flutter application project must be created through Flutter-Tizen. You can refer to the following guides for this settings.

Development Tips

Input Device

When your application needs to interact with input device, the following guides may be helpful.

Focus Effects

  • Flutter engine automatically applies blur to a focused widget.
  • Depending on the UX design of your application, the effect may not be clearly visible.
  • Refer to the page listed below if you want to apply clearer effect to the focused widget.

Video App Sample

Additional Information

You can build a Flutter application and create a tpk package by build command.

flutter-tizen build tpk -ptv

Distributing Applications

You can publish Flutter applications to Samsung Smart TV Apps. You can refer to Flutter-Tizen github for the detailed guides about how to distribute Flutter applications to Samsung Smart TVs.