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Open Source Pixel Launcher Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Pixel Launcher is Lawnchair. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Pixel Launcher and 19 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Pixel Launcher are KISS Launcher, Trebuchet, Neo Launcher and OpenLauncher.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Android
  • Android Tablet

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  1. 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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    It has a modern and useful UI than other OSS alternatives. Also, it is very lightweight in term s of memory and storage consumption.

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    rdr

    Great alternative to Pixel that is open source. There is a newer version available, as of writing 12 Alpha 4, based on the Android 12 OSS launcher with pixel features. You can get it if you join their telegram group. Very good launcher!

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    KISS Launcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

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

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  3. Trebuchet icon

    Trebuchet

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

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

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    Neo Launcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    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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  5. 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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    It's FOSS and covers all the basics you expect from a launcher.

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    Slim Launcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Slim launcher only allows you to use fewer apps on your phone. Giving you more time to enjoy life as it was intended. Also a perfect app for a minimalist lifestyle.

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  7. Rootless Pixel Launcher icon

    Rootless Pixel Launcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

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

    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.
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    Olauncher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

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

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  9. posidon launcher icon

    posidon launcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    This is not your typical pixel launcher. posidon launcher was built from scratch, to be a different experience.

    Discontinued

    From the GitHub repository: "WARNING: This project is DISCONTINUED I still accept pull requests, but am not actively developing the launcher"

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  10. Linux CLI Launcher icon

    Linux CLI Launcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Linux CLI lets you use a custom, linux command line interface as your home screen.

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