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14-05-2012, 10:00 PM
Apex Launcher v1.2.0 Beta1
Requirements: Android 4.0 +
Overview: Powerful, fast, and highly customizable home replacement for Android 4.0+.


Apex Launcher helps you create a customized homescreen experience on your Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) device.

- Customizable homescreen grid size and up to 9 homescreens
- Scrollable dock with up to 7 icons per page and up to 5 pages
- Infinite & elastic scrolling (homescreen, drawer and dock)
- Fancy transition effects (tablet, cube, etc.)
- Hide elements as you want (persistent search bar, status bar, or even the dock)
- Customizable icons and labels for shortcuts and folders
- Choose different folder preview styles and background
- Multiple drawer styles (transparent/opaque, horizontal/vertical, paginated/continuous)
- Drawer apps sorting (title, install date, mostly used)
- Hide apps from the drawer
- Lock your desktop to prevent accidental changes
- Enjoy homescreen gestures (pinch, swipe up/down, double tap)
- Backup/restore settings and data
- Optimized for both phones and tablets
- Lots of other customization options!

Note: Due to limitations of the Android framework, you won't be able to add widgets from the app drawer without root access. If your device is rooted, please enable the Root Helper via Settings > Advanced settings > Enable Root Helper.

- Pinch the screen to access screen previews (like Expos? or HTC Sense).
- Long press an icon to drag and drop it over another one to create a folder.
- Long press icons/folders on the desktop and choose edit from the popup menu to customize icons and labels.
- Drag, hover, and drop app icons over the delete button at the top of the screen to quickly uninstall apps.
- Long press an app in the hide apps list to quickly launch that app.
- Switch to single screen wallpaper mode to fix wallpaper zooming issues.
- Enable the Root Helper in advanced settings (root required) to add widgets from the drawer.

- BIND_APPWIDGET: Required to add widgets from the drawer (only if installed as system app).
- CALL_PHONE: Create direct-dial shortcuts on the homescreen.
- INTERNET/ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE: Check for updates and anonymous usage/error reporting (optional).
- WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Backup/restore settings and data.

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14-05-2012, 11:00 PM
This seems to be the updates in the beta version:

Added support for selecting desktop icons from LauncherPro and Go Launcher icon packs
Added support for Apex Launcher themes (Apex Launcher Theme Tutorial)
Added support for ADW Launcher, LauncherPro, and GO Launcher themes (pro)
Unread count notifications for icons in folders (pro)
Improved desktop gestures
Fixed a scrolling issue on tablets

15-05-2012, 12:08 AM
Can we have the Pro version?

15-05-2012, 12:21 AM
Can we have the Pro version?

this is...a...beta..version..........

15-05-2012, 12:49 AM
I know that...but with 1.1 b?ta,you could have the 1.1 pro B?ta version..if you know what I mean...Of course with added features