If you’re running Android 4.0 odds are you’ve heard of this launcher. For the rest of you, Nova Launcher is a highly customizable home screen replacement for ICS devices. This home screen adds many cool features that enhances your UI experience and it’s a highly recommend app. There’s both a free and paid version now available in the Android Market. Nova Launcher Prime is $4 is we recommend it for every user who has an ICS device. Head past the jump for a description of both apps.
- Custom Grid – Configure the rows and columns to fit all your app and widget needs.
- Scrollable Dock – Keep all your favorite apps on the dock, with up to 7 icons per page and up to 3 pages.
- Scroll Effects – Enjoy eye candy when scrolling your desktop and drawer. Effects include Cube and Cardstack and more for Prime users.
- Infinite Scroll – Never be far from your favorite page, loop through your desktop continuously.
- Folder Icons – You can chose a background, preview style or even replace the whole icon.
- Backup/Restore – Export your settings and layout before a wipe to quickly get back up and running.
- Custom Icons – Change the icons of app shortcuts on your desktop to images from ADW Icon packs or from your Gallery
Nova Launcher Prime
- Gestures – Quickly start Nova Actions or Apps from gestures on the desktop, such as pinching, swiping or two-finger swiping.
- Hide Apps – Keep a clutter free drawer by hiding never used apps.
- Dock Swipes – Get more use out of your dock apps by setting swipe-actions
- Additional Scroll Effects