Nova Launcher Releases A Major Update for Android Phones

The popular Nova Launcher for Android has received a major update today that brings an all new material look and feel.  The update, version 4.0 for those keeping score at home, also brings a host of new features and improvements that add to an already impressive launcher.  One of the beautiful things about Android is you can change the overall look and feel of your device using an alternative launcher that gives you a more personalized experience.  There are a lot of launchers in the Play Store but this launcher is consistently one of the higher rated.

Nova Launcher for Android – Free (Prime version is $5.00) – Download Now

Here is a rundown on all of the features that you will get in this new update to Nova Launcher

  • Full Material Design
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    • All settings screens/dialogs
    • More animations
    • Edit Shortcut dialog tinted based on colors of the icon
    • New icons
    • Bundled wallpapers
  • Rebased on top of Launcher 3
  • Individual icon layout settings (size, font, etc) in Desktop, Drawer, etc
  • Max icon size boosted to 150%
  • Widget Search
  • Pull down in the drawer for search
  • New grouped Widgets drawer
  • Support for Android for Work (Lollipop)
  • Requires Android 4.1+

The app is free but they do have a pay version, Nova Launcher Prime, which is $5.00.  For that you get additional features such as unread counts, gestures and icon swipes amongst other features.  If you like Nova Launcher you can upgrade to Prime via the freeware version through an in-app purchase.

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