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ADW Launcher Flashable System Version

ADW Launcher Flashable System Version

8 Jul, 2010

Since Anderweb is updating his Launcher almost every day, he isn’t really able to maintain all system versions. As of today you will find here the latest flashable system releases for Donut and here the latest for Eclair.

What is the ADW Launcher?

It’s an Opensource home replacement app.

-Customizable desktop previews.
-Customizable application drawer (old one or iphone/galaxy one)
-Customizable drag&drop action buttons.


What’s the difference between the Market and the System Version?

Market Advantages:

1. It is easy.
2. No need to check for updates.
3. No need to wait for a new System Version.
4. Not needed to flash from recovery.
5. You can switch between this and regular launcher.

Flashable Version Advantages:

The System version is intended to be a direct replacement for the standard Home.
It uses the same package name (com.android.launcher) and uses the shared UID for acore.
This makes it slightly more efficient than the Market version, even if the Market version has been
installed to /system/app, as the shared UID saves a Dalvik VM instance.

1. Less space is taken up since you replace Launcher.apk
2. You can use metamorph with this version.
3. Bettercut can be used to edit icons.
4. It runs from system instead of the sdcard (or data).
5. Backup apps work
6. It is compiled from source, so efficient with no extra bugs.

Download here the System Version.

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