Android Launcher Pro on Cyan rocks!

Discussion in 'Koush' started by DroidHoff, May 18, 2010.

  1. DroidHoff

    DroidHoff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2009
    Messages:
    197
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    Okay so I downloaded Android Launcher Pro from the market to give it a try on 5.0.6.2 and it will be my new home replacement! I have tried many home replacement apps and have always come back to stock but this one is perfect for me.

    It has a layout similar to helix 1 but the icons on the bottom are not interchangeable. That said if you have defaults for messaging or internet, internet or messaging icon will open your default not the stock so that's nice! The app drawer is more of a cross between helix 1 and helix 2, it has the the fade in and out effect for open and close but not the app rolodex feel of helix 2. In my opinion the best of both launchers. The coolest feature in my opinion is the sense like home screen switcher. Instead of double tapping like most launchers you can just pinch the screen shut to bring up the screen switcher, very slick! You can also hit the home button twice for this effect. Lastly the screen swiping is definetly the most fluid (up to 7 screens). It has kind of and elasticity effect that makes it very fast looking because the screen kind of bounces back into place!

    Give it a try I think you'll like it!

    DroidHoff

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
  2. Mayze

    Mayze Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2009
    Messages:
    144
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    I agree. The only thing I wish it had was a 3d app drawer. It's blazing fast
     
  3. powerwagon

    powerwagon Member

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2010
    Messages:
    228
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +2
    +1 on the op...this launcher is head and shoulders smoother than any other launcher out. I'm glad it doesn't have the 3d effects, as that seems to slow things down. My only wish would be to have interchangeable apps in the drawer, but that will probably come with the final release. Awesome awesome awesome!
     
  4. mikecolorama

    mikecolorama Member

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2009
    Messages:
    459
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Valinda, CA
    Ratings:
    +0
    i read on another thread that the dev is definitly working on that.dancedroid
     
  5. Redflea

    Redflea Silver Member

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2009
    Messages:
    1,954
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    103
    Ratings:
    +3
    Launcher Pro release plans are on the dev's site...

    LauncherPro

    Next is:

    - Customizable dock apps
    - Auto landscape rotation
    - App drawer close button

    Key for this launcher to not collapse under its own weight like so many others is for the dev not to allow feature creep to occur, and avoid things like the 3D app drawer...anyone who wants that can use Helix2 or the launcher2 in Cyan...keep LP lean, mean, and fast! :)
     
  6. Redflea

    Redflea Silver Member

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2009
    Messages:
    1,954
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    103
    Ratings:
    +3
    dupe......
     
  7. biglipps66

    biglipps66 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2009
    Messages:
    102
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Ohio
    Ratings:
    +0
    Agreed... Its definitely fast as hell I love it
     
  8. JonKyu

    JonKyu Silver Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2009
    Messages:
    2,396
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Location:
    Provo, UT
    Ratings:
    +0
    Hmmm...I'm wondering if an app drawer close button is really necessary. Don't all android phones have a dedicated home button? Doesn't that do the same thing? I like that it can fit more apps on the screen.

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
  9. MontyMo

    MontyMo Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2010
    Messages:
    278
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    +1
    +1
    +1

    Please, keep it FAST!!!
     
  10. utkanos

    utkanos Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2010
    Messages:
    45
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Location:
    chitown
    Ratings:
    +0
    I agree it's fast but it seems to use a decent amount of CPU time, I've never seen a launcher show up in the battery usage menu before but LP has been in there since I installed it.
     
  11. Porterhouse0

    Porterhouse0 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Messages:
    720
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    by far the best launcher out. blazing fast and smooth. cool feature with the pinching for home screen navigation. i actually like that the app drawer is not 3d. it is much much much smoother this way. no button to close app drawer but the final release will have it. awesome launcher. must download. (makes helix look like crap)
     
  12. jntdroid

    jntdroid Super Moderator
    Premium Member

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2009
    Messages:
    6,448
    Likes Received:
    299
    Trophy Points:
    198
    Location:
    TX
    Ratings:
    +300
Search tags for this page
cyan 2 launcher crack
,

cyan droid launcher pro

,
launcher cyan