Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Wave Launcher (v1.8.0.1) Android Apk App

Wave Launcher v1.8.0.1
Requirements: Android 2.1+
Overview: A quick gesture-enabled quick launch bar always accessible with a simple gesture

Wave Launcher is a unique, gesture-enabled, quick action-bar for Android. It resembles a well-known and loved feature on WebOS phones like the Palm-Pre and works system-wide.

Regardless of any application currently running, you can swipe your finger from the virtual gesture-area at the bottom of the screen towards the middle to show the wave - A fully configurable quick-launch action-bar.

Usage is extremely simple:
  • 1. Touch the very bottom of the screen and slowly swipe your finger up towards the middle of the screen.

  • 2. When you get towards the middle, the wave appears!

  • 3. Without raising your finger, swipe left or right to select the desired application

  • 4. To launch the app, simply raise your finger from the screen.

  • 5. If you changed your mind and don't want to launch anything, simply swipe the wave back to the bottom.

Notable features:
  • ✓ The wave can contain any application or shortcut you can add to your home screen.

  • ✓ The wave can contain a direct-access icon to the built-in app-drawer.

  • ✓ The wave can contain dynamically updating recently-used apps.

  • ✓ Create folders on the wave. Folders are fully controllable with swiping alone.

  • ✓ Customizable wave colors.

  • ✓ The wave is accessible anytime, regardless of which application is currently running using a simple gesture!

  • ✓ Supports custom icons from ADW themes. (More coming soon!)

  • ✓ The wave responds to your finger movement, it changes its shape, icon size, and icon transparency.

  • ✓ Can be enabled by swiping from the bottom, left side or right side of the screen (See the 'calibrate' screen)

  • ✓ Fully independent, doesn't need to replace your home-screen app.

  • ✓ Doesn't interfere with running applications.

  • ✓ Small memory footprint.

  • ✓ Fully customizable gesture-area with a single long-press and swipe!

  • ✓ Doesn't affect battery-life!

  • ✓ Tons of customization settings!

  • ✓ Plugins infrastructure

  • ✓ App-drawer plugin with single-tap and long-press functionality.

  • ✓ Localized to 6 languages:

English, Italian, French, Russian, German and Polish!
NOTE: Notification icon can be disabled in the settings screen.

App-drawer plugin features:
  • ✓ Cool animations.

  • ✓ Sort alphabetically.

  • ✓ Sort by last-update-time.

  • ✓ Sort in ascending/descending order.

  • ✓ Unlike standard home-app, icons are kept in volatile cache and memory is freed when asked by Android.

  • ✓ Long-press apps to show on market, and uninstall.

This is a very customizable app. PLEASE read the info in the Help screen, it contains a lot of useful information that will help you use the full capabilities of Wave Launcher.

What's in this version:
  1. NEW! Add widgets to the wave! Access your widgets from any app, without going through your home screen! -Added new Widget Settings.

  2. Change the selected wave item label background color.

  3. Fixed a bug that caused apps with identical name to be missing from the app list.

  4. Fixed a bug of default folder name not appearing.

  5. Permission change: Added the "Read Contacts" permission to guarantee that all widgets that display contacts work properly.

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