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    Barrel Alternatives

    Barrel is described as 'Older app for iOS 3 to 10 adding sliding graphic tweaks to the homescreen' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are three alternatives to Barrel for iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Cylinder, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Barrel are Springtomize (Paid) and IOSLife (Paid).

    This page was last updated Feb 24, 2020
    • iPhone
    Older app for iOS 3 to 10 adding sliding graphic tweaks to the homescreen.
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    1. Cylinder is a jailbreak tweak that lets you animate your icons when you swipe pages on the SpringBoard.
      Almost everyone thinks Cylinder is a great alternative to Barrel.
    2. Springtomize gives you an all-in-one settings page for tweaking the homescreen the homescreen of your jailbroken iPhone. You can disable elements you don't use, or customize the look of the icons, the dock, the folders, the status bar, and the lock screen.
      Springtomize vs Barrel opinions
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      You can do more in lockscreen and homescreen its super cool
      Positive comment over 2 years ago


      • iPhone
      IOSLife lets you have animations on your Springboard, Lockscreen, Application Switcher etc.


      The app seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.5, released in October 2012, can be still bought from Cydia

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