LauncherPro for Android
- Super-smooth scrolling
- Animated screen previews (like Exposé or HTC Sense)
- Up to 7 home screens
- App drawer (2D and 3D!) with a fly-in effect and smooth scrolling
- Scrollable shortcut dock
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This was my "go to" launcher since I first started with Android devices over 2 years ago, but I've since gone to Go Launcher EX, as the developement and support for this app has fallen by the wayside. The lack of updates and support has made this launcher antiquated in comparison to some of the other launchers out there. All I can say is....move on to something else until the developer decides to get with it.
I have had the paid version of LP for a while now. First on my Eris, and now on my Incredible. Every now and then I'll try to go back to plain Sense for a while, but I keep coming back to LauncherPro. Sense has 3 (non-customizable) shortcuts on it's launcher. Whereas LauncherPro has 15 (very customizable) shortcuts on it's launcher. That alone is worth the money. All of my most used apps go on the Launcher bar, leaving tons of free screen space for big widgets like the calendar and facebook. Get this app!!!
I tested launcher pro and adw launcher for several weeks. I also purchased the plus and ex versions of both, so the contest was pretty close. In the end, I found that launcher pro was more stable. My favorite feature is the dock bar. I had some odd things happen with ADW. For example, the music player would start playing when I adjusted the handset volume.Your experience may be different. They are both nice.
High time for an update I think! Update: Just tried using it once again after an year or so. Surprisingly it was still blazing fast and good looking. However widgets like FB need updates (news feed includes ticker news), app crashed continuously after trying to use calendar widget (I only have S Planner).
I had a 4-star review on this from 2 years ago and was tooling through the play store when I saw the app still here. The app hasn't been updated since before Gingerbread. There is no point in paying for an app that will never be updated. I cannot recommend any other launchers because I'm perfectly happy with the stock Jelly Bean launcher, but LauncherPro is dead and has been so for quite some time.
Like every one else.. Do I wish there were updates? Sure, but you know what.. It does more than I need, and exactly what I want. It's fast, reliable, and customizable. Limited fc's and is easy on the memory. Ever heard the phrase don't fix it, if it ain't broke? Props to Dev. Do hope your still alive though.
I have been using this launcher for about 2 years and it is the one I always come back to when I try something new. Never crashes and keeps my phone running smooth and looking good. I'd really like to see an update since it's been a few years, would be nice to know that the dev hasn't abandoned this brilliant launcher!
I've tried several launchers since the g1 days. Back then on that machine it was adw all the way, when I switched to my galaxy s, it went to launcher pro. I've tried so many others but I keep coming back to this one. Nice widgets, slick transitions, 3d app drawer. I just like it best because it's essentially a good stock style launcher with a lot of customizability. Some people compassion that it's not updated often. I figure if you got it right, there's no reason to keep messing with it.
Great app! Highly customizable, just as I like it! The only small bug I found was that the homescreen in landscape mode doesn't keep the wallpaper centered, but it cuts it, revealing only the upper 2/3s. Hope you can fix it soon... Anyway, it's definitely my default launcher!!! PS: The app drawer could use some background image.
I really loved this launcher...when it had support. Super fast and customizable best at resizing ANY widget but hasn't been updated to accomodate dual core and android tablets which makes it a thing of the past. Sad b/c updates used to come almost weekly
Despite all the growth Android has seen over the years somehow iPhone still holds the distinction of being more "smooth" and "snappy". This may not seem to matter technically but it does make the iPhones considerably more enjoyable to use. With Launcher Pro the "smooth" and "snap" come to the Android in an incredibly flexible package. This program nullified the jerkiness that comes with Motoblur on my Atrix and allowed me to customize my interface beyond my expectations. Well done.
Still my favorite launcher for android and after trying Go, trebuchet, apex, nova I've gone back to it again. Still relevant on my HTC One M8. Don't bother paying for the Plus version though as most of the widgets no longer work with their respective sites. Developer abandoned this excellent launcher in 2011 which is such a shame. Dev: If you don't want to support it, please sell it or give it to someone who will.
Unlike the two-year abandonmente of enhanced email, i still use LauncherPro because its really a nice app while some features dropping with age. May not be as many updates as other launchere but this app as is, is not bad. I especially like the "cube" screen I transition. Have mine set to the slowest. Makes my screens look like they're floating in water.Smooth
I love this app even though I don't even use it anymore. Just felt that it should get rated up because of some of the derp-asaurs that rate it down because they don't know how to read before installing. IT IS A HOMESCREEN REPLACEMENT APP, and as such it will replace your entire homescreen, widgets, shortcuts and all.
I'm using the Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0 I think i have tried just about every launcher out there that would work on this device. I always come back to LauncherPro. When it comes to buttery smoothness and battery life, it just can't be beat. You want a prettier or more feature laden launcher, well it's out there. But if you want simple, get it done, clean interface launcher, then this is it.
This is easily the best launcher I've ever used, for any phone. I've tried TSF, SPB, Go Launcher, Zeam, Nemus, ADW, Regina 3D, Launcher 7, MX Home, HeLauncher, and many, many others, and none of them best Launcher Pro in the performance department. Not necessarily the best looking and most customizable, but if you're looking for speed and performance, Launcher Pro is where it's at, and the paid version includes some neat Widgets and the ability to resize any widget you want :)
This is a must in my opinion. Its simple anand effective. Its responcive and, because you can change the speed of different things like how quickly apps open as well as the doc, and how you can turn off wallpaper scrolling, I love it. I will admit, I am a iPhone.person now because of its stability being much better than andriod. HOWEVER, things like this are why I still someone like android. (Not trying to start any phone war. Not the point). Great work, stable, works terrifically!
Was a very good launcher back in the day... And still is for low end devices. I only wish the developer would of kept up with it and kept it current. Keeps force closing on me with the HTC One S running CM10 Jellybean. :( Doesn't really run as smooth as it use too for some reason. When I swipe to one screen sometimes it swipes itself back to the previous screen. Just cant use it any longer... R.I.P. LauncherPro...
best launcher out! I just don't understand people crying because they don't have a new version. This is the smoothest one period, even adding in different rom launcher. The plus version is worth the 3.49 for the additional features. I do look forward to a new version but I'm not gonna give this one less than 5 stars just because its older. Its imo still tbe best!
A lot more responsive and less bloat than GO on an older device. Can't rename desktop folders and icons eventually go to the same order, regardless of how you set them, and wish I could set icons for desktop shortcuts like I can in the dock - but overall a better choice for me.
A fast and very reliable launcher. But lacks the customizability in many part. Has a not so user-friendly interface. The main problem, however, is many features are only availible in the paid version, which makes it even less customizable. Overall, this is good if you want more speed on your phone, and you have some knowledge of what you are doing.
I was not sure what to expect. I was going to give it a try. But though it would most likely dog my system down. What a mistake. This app runs much faster and better than the original launcher. Is made my system run better than new. I use less resources and have more wigets than ever running. AMAZING APP. I will pay for this one for sure and hope you all try the free version to see how awesome this app realy is.
Nothing like it!! I mean if you are searching for a launcher without lag, you have reached your destination.. My phone is like more active or more vital. We can compromise with the interface or themes but not with the processing time coz if u have limited ram n lesser clock freq. U can't help it.. But this is the best ever option for overcome that.. Thank you launcher pro team... This is simply the best.
I've tried out all the other popular launchers, the reason why I consistently stick with LauncherPro is because I find it the best for keeping my device as stock as possible while giving me the ability to customize my dock and my number of homescreens. I personally find anything over 3 homescreens to be a bit ridiculous and frankly ruin the whole point of a homescreen. I like how LauncherPro is simple, easy on internal memory, and just simply lets me customize my homescreen to work the way I want it to work.
Best app/launcher so far. Doesn't take as much memory as other apps/launcher. Can be personalize the way you want, but unfortunately it gets boring after having it for a couple days. I would like to have more styles, like ICS 4.0, Jelly bean 4.1, etc. if you could fix that the app will become the best one in the store
This was my go to launcher for ages, but time marched on, and so did android. Other launchers adapted as android changed its look from gingerbread, to ICS, and now Jellybean, but not launcher pro. Years later, and it still looks like froyo, with no new features to speak of. Even the widgets still look like sense 1.0. Come on Federico! Ubermusic is amazing, certainly you can make this app just as good again?
I have been using LP for years now. I've recently purchased an S5 & I just think it's time to let LP, go. Although I do love it, it's easy to use and arranges apps in alphabetical order I just feel my new phone will not be at its best performance with it. So long, launcher pro. You will be missed. A LOT!!!
Not a big modder, I usually am just interested in quick & easy things I can do to make my user experience smoother and simpler. I thought installing a new launcher might be more trouble than it was worth, but why not try? Oh. My. God. It took me 5 minutes of playing around with LauncherPro to realize this might be the best thing I've done to my phone so far. I have a Samsung Exhibit II 4g, decent phone, but not super fast. Nevertheless this app runs smoother and is a VAST improvement over stock!
Is it just me or is the option to change icons individualy not an option? If I can change the icons individually please help! I have this 1000 icons pack and cant even use it by my own choice. Great app though. Its fast if you know how to set it up
If your phone is a little slow, you might want to give this launcher a shot! Highly customizeable and minimalistic launcher. No nonsense addons. Clean, Fast and smooth. Just one wish though, the icons in the menu could have been slightly big and in HD quality... Eager to see what developements they do!
I have used every launcher available for Android. Down to stock android. Nothing beats launcherPro (Sanse stock Android lol). Not only does this launcher zip to every homescreen slab, it rocks the memory optimization. SO SMOOTH@! Never have gone to anything else
Fast, smooth and simple. I love the default dock icons, there's something classy about them. I don't understand all the one star ratings with "its been abandoned" as an explanation.. Yes an update would be nice I guess, but this is still the great launcher it's always been
Hi, this is my first review and I want to contribute with positive feedback for this grate application. I am using Android 2.2 phone, and it's default home launcher is not that special. First time i got chance to use it was when it came preinstalled in Kyrillos rom, since then it is second must have app on my phone. What i am missing in it is: - when activated [Pref -> Dock Settings -> Missed Call Count], when there is missed call count number near handset and user touches it, it should open call log, not dial-pad. It would be more natural that way. BR,
It goes great on my low end phone. Lock home launcher to memory and no problems. But has this been abandoned? :( there's plenty of room for features and improvements. Other launchers are now doing what this paid version does for free (like widget resize).
I was loving it until everytime i access an app when i go back to home screen it takes 50 seconds or so to reload all apps on the homescreen. It turned out to be because of the widgets. When i removed most of then it worked great If that is fixed id give it a 5 star.
I really like the interface and especially the ability to Auto rotate my homscreens. That said it almost always crashes a few minutes into using it. I have a Samsung Note with 4.0 Please fix this app. Would probably buy if it worked right!
I've been using this Launcher since the Motorola Droid came out. It's been superb. I'm currently on an XT910. I just wish I were updated because I seem to notice that on 4.0.4, the dock notifications aren't working anymore, and I loved those. Still a great app and glad I paid for it in the past, nothing else compares.
No more updates! :-( this dev has abandoned this app, buyers like me were screw!
No more updates for I'Ve Samsung galaxy a 2 T 989 no fair keep updating it please , many widgets such as the calendar make launcher pro crash sigh help fix update or at least post something saying that the developer won't update this lovely app no more
I downloaded this launcher app because of a post someone put up about how to make ur Android faster. I can't wait until I'm able to get a phone that has Ice Cream or the newest version for that matter. I have the Samsung Transform and I got the chance to play on my mothers phone (Samsung Galaxy S II) I am so jealous. But now with this app my transform is moving sooo smooth and soooo fast. Thank you LauncherPro. Now I can stop bugging my husband for a new phone. :)