So whats the best launchers now?

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  1. Grey Hawk

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    I've been out of the loop for a month and I keep seeing all these new launchers, but I don't know their names. Whats out there beside Helix? I heard of one that looks like the new 2.2 launcher, which is that?
     
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    There's launcher pro which is probably the smoothest and then there's adw launcher which has the froyo look and it is very customizable. I was never really a fan of helix but im liking launcher pro
     
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    dezymond Tech Support Mod Staff Member Premium Member

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    +1 for launcherpro

    thing is blazing fast and extremely fluid and smooth. Makes me feel like my stock Droid is rooted
     
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    LauncherPro is like baby Helix on crack, I love it. The speed is just unmatched.
     
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    +1 for Launcher Pro. Works very well.

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    Just took everyones advice and tried launcher pro... WOW. this is really nice and my phone is so responsive. thanks for the advice everyone Launcher Pro kicks arse
     
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    I've been using launcher pro for a couple weeks now. It's worked great....
     
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    LP is great but the static apps no 2 keeps changing on me.Other wise dancedroid
     
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    ADW Launcher is now my favorite... smooth and pretty on BB v1.1
     
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    Launcher Pro #1

    and after that its a tough decision between Helix 1.4b or ADW. ADW has lots of options but I don't like having only 2 quick shortcuts. I know there are 6 more in the drawer but thats an extra step I don't need. LP & Helix are perfect with 4.
     
  13. Garemlin

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    LP will be pretty much perfect when you can add custom icons to the launcher tray.
     
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    Have to agree, I'm really impressed with Launcher Pro's speed. I had been using Helix for a couple of months, then tried ADW. I really liked the improvements of ADW over Helix, but after several days started getting repeated force closes. Switched to LP and its been great. Hard to explain how much smoother it is with no lag and no force closes.
     
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    You can add custom apps to the launcher tray. I used ADW for a week or two and at first it took a little while to get used to the "extra dock" but once I got used to it I loved it. I switched to launcher pro and kept trying to bring the dock up lol

    On a clean CM 5.0.7 OC'd to 1.2 GHz launcher pro runs smooth as silk, that is until something screws up (most likely the kernel) and starts lagging like crazy...
     
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