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ADW.Launcher is described as 'This Launcher is a open source Launcher for Android. Started as a playground for javandroid learning, it’s become a full featured Launcher replacement with some great modifications' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to ADW.Launcher for Android, Android Tablet, F-Droid, Kindle Fire and Android SDK. The best alternative is Lawnchair, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ADW.Launcher are KISS Launcher, Trebuchet, Microsoft Launcher and Neo Launcher.

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  • Android
  • Android Tablet

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  1. Lawnchair icon

    Lawnchair

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    69 alternatives to Lawnchair 

    Lawnchair is a free, open-source home app for Android. Taking Launcher3 — Android’s default home app — as a starting point, it ports Pixel Launcher features and introduces rich options for customization.

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    1.  Dark ModeLawnchair supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Ad-freeLawnchair doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  2. KISS Launcher icon

    KISS Launcher

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    69 alternatives to KISS Launcher 

    KISS is a fast launcher for your Android. Search through your apps, contacts and settings lightning fast.

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    1.  LightweightKISS Launcher consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Dark ModeKISS Launcher supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Root requiredRequires root to use KISS Launcher, mainly relevant for Android apps.
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  3. Trebuchet icon

    Trebuchet

    65 alternatives to Trebuchet 

    Trebuchet launcher is an AOSP (Android Open Source Project) based launcher developed by LineageOS team.

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    Microsoft Launcher

    66 alternatives to Microsoft Launcher 

    With Microsoft Launcher (formerly known as Arrow Launcher), you can personalize your Android device to match your style with wallpapers, theme colors, icon packs and more. With a Microsoft account or work/school account, you can access your calendar, documents, and recent...

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    1.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Microsoft Launcher.
    2.  Support for GesturesMicrosoft Launcher supports touch or mouse gestures and interactions.
    3.  Privacy focusedMicrosoft Launcher is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  5. Neo Launcher icon

    Neo Launcher

    69 alternatives to Neo Launcher 

    Neo Launcher is a fork of AOSP's launcher for power users. It is highly configurable, and offers you a lot of functionality. Some are :

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    1.  LightweightNeo Launcher consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableNeo Launcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsNeo Launcher can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Smart Launcher

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    68 alternatives to Smart Launcher 

    We designed Smart Launcher for people who need a more efficient and smart way to use their Android devices. Smart Launcher is an home screen replacement that automatically sorts your app into categories and integrates modern solutions to let you perform your daily tasks faster...

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    Olauncher

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    68 alternatives to Olauncher 

    Minimal AF (ad-free) launcher app for Android.

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    1.  Ad-freeOlauncher doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Dark ModeOlauncher supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  8. OpenLauncher icon

    OpenLauncher

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    68 alternatives to OpenLauncher 

    This an open source Android launcher project, started from scratch. We aim to create a powerful and community driven Android launcher.

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    1.  Ad-freeOpenLauncher doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    Discontinued

    It seems the Google Play version has not been updated since November 2017, so you should use the F-Droid version.

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  9. Rootless Pixel Launcher icon

    Rootless Pixel Launcher

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    66 alternatives to Rootless Pixel Launcher 

    Rootless Pixel Launcher is a fork Launcher3 from AOSP with a port of the Pixel Launcher ’s features that doesn't require root access.

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    Discontinued

    The last version (3.9.1) was released in May 2019.

    Holding down on an application in the centre will open up a popup window in the centre of the screen.
  10. Apex Launcher icon

    Apex Launcher

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    65 alternatives to Apex Launcher 

    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.

    Features: • Customizable homescreen grid size and up to 9 homescreens • Scrollable doc.

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