Helix Launcher Home Replacement

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  1. Dj Carpenter

    Dj Carpenter Silver Member

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    Does anyone know what happened to the Helix Launcher app? After the 2.2 update for Droid it kept force closing and wasn't even listed in the market anymore.
     
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    Helix does work on 2.2 but you have to go to the website and Donate to obtain the Helix 1.3 apk - The Helix 1 and 2 that were in the Market do not work with Froyo...Helix 1.3 does

    There are much better alternative home launchers available...Launcher Pro and ADW Launcher being the two best IMO
     
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    Helix has been abandoned i think, it won't work for 2.2

    Launcherpro and ADW launcher are the 2 big Homescreen replacements for 2.2
     
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    Oh, okay. I didn't know that. Thanks. And yeah, I have ADW right now and LauncherPro is nice but I like Helix because the dock apps are colored.
     
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    Colored?

    In ADW and LP you can put any icon you want in the dock...even custom icons.
     
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    Yea customize it up, I use LPro and have fully custom icons on the doc and home screens... its amazing what can be altered in those launchers. Helix was cool. Was.
     
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    Yes but in LP the dock is in grey scale. Unless you can make it colored but I haven't messed with it enough to find out
     
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