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2013-08-21  Linpus Launcher updated to give best in its class speed and transition smoothness

Linpus Launcher updated to give best in its class speed and transition smoothness

Posted: 2013-08-21


Also has icon re-size, category creation in app drawer and more transition effects

Taipei, Aug 20th – Linpus, a leader in the field of applications for mobile devices, today announced a major update to their Android launcher application, Linpus Launcher. Linpus Launcher stood out before for its options to launch more applications faster and wide-range of transition effects. The latest edition of Linpus Launcher is a major upgrade improving speed, transition smoothness and memory management. For these areas, Linpus says their Launcher now delivers comparable and often better performance than any other replacement launcher. It also has a package of stand out and unique personalization and customization options that deliver real productivity, convenience and chance to show your own style. These key unique features are as follows:


1) Quick Launch Panel -This is an additional shortcut panel to access more shortcuts quicker. In setting you can easily set to launch from top, bottom or either side.

2) Transition Effects - Select from the largest number of transition effects of any free launcher, 15, including: Cube (inside), Cube (outside), Windmill, Fade, Button rotate, Row rotate, Column rotate, Shutter, 3D Rotate, Curl & Roll, Squeeze, Anti Squeeze, Fly away and Flip.

3) Effect customization - Choose to have a different transition effect for your Home pages and App drawer.

4) Highly personalizable app drawer - Create your own category tab and organize to suit your preferences, for example, create tabs for News, Music and Sport. Also you can now arrange apps by time, grid and alphabetical order.

5) Icon Size - An amazing easy-to-use slider allows you to adjust the size of your application icons to suit your needs.


A list of other features are below:

1) Gestures - Quickly start actions and apps from gestures on the desktop, such as, pinching, swiping or two-finger clockwise and anti-clockwise turns.

2) Scrollable dock - Keep all your favorite applications on the dock with 3 pages and 5 icons per page.

3) Dock Folders - Simply drag & drop an app icon from the desktop onto a dock icon to create a folder.

4) Easy Shortcuts - Drag and drop an app directly from app drawer to desktop - Long press on app icon for desktop pages to appear. In addition, shortcut directly from widget drawer.

5) Themes and wallpapers - Many Linpus themes and wallpapers and also support for 3rd party like GoLauncher and 360.

6) Folder icons - Choose between 3 styles of folders.

7) Backup/Restore - Export your settings and layout before a wipe to quickly get back up and running.

8) Widgets in dock - Add any 1x1 widget to the dock.

9) Activities shortcut - Easily add app, folder, message, phone number activities to your Home screens

10) Tablets - Install on full range of tablets from Android 3.0 and up

11) Infinite Scroll - Always be near your favorite page, loop through your desktop continuously.

12) Unread messages notification - Unread messages now displayed on their icon include Gmail, Message,Call


Support Android 3.0, 4.0, 4.1 & 4.2


To download Linpus Launcher from GooglePlay:


About Linpus Technologies, Inc.

Linpus is an innovator and a pioneer in bringing user friendly open source solutions to the mass consumer market. Linpus ( has worked on open source solutions across numerous platforms and products, garnering a reputation for engineering excellence as well as highly intuitive user interfaces. As well as its flagship operating system Linpus Lite, which ships with several of the world's largest OEMs, Linpus has a number of successful applications across the key mobile app stores. Linpus and the Linpus logo are trademarks of Linpus Technologies, Inc. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.