Android launcher is the part of Android user interface which allows the users to customize the home screen of their phones, open applications, make calls and perform other tasks which are done on android devices. Android launchers can change the visualizations of the android home screen and provide various customization options (like changing icons, icon size, animations, desktop grid, transitions etc) without harming the system files.
List of Top 10 Launchers For Android Smartphones And Tablets
1. Nova Launcher
Nova launcher is a standout launcher, as it provides many good features to customize things.
It allows you to work easily without going through many levels of sub-menus and long option lists. Nova launcher is also available in free version and has better performance.
2. Launcher Lab
It is one of the best Android launcher of 2017. Launcher lab allows you final customization to design home screen with various editing elements like text, image, wallpaper, weather, music etc. It allows you to apply plenty of themes from the theme store.
3. Google Now
It is made by Google itself to allow you easy access to the Google Now, voice controls and some transparent window-bars. It works perfectly on all Android 4.x and Google Play Edition devices.
4. Microsoft Arrow Launcher
This is the first ever launcher made by the Microsoft Corp. It is the best of all simple launchers. It is a quite fast launcher but unfortunately not available on the Play Store.
5. Go Launcher
Go launcher has an amazing user interface and many customization options in its free version. It has a good collection of themes and also some important plugins and widgets.
6. Mini Launcher
This is the best launcher of 2016 as it is simple, fast, smooth and attractive. You can install mini launcher on Android 4.0 Jelly Bean and turn it into latest Android 4.4 KitKat. It allows you easy navigation of calls, messages, recent apps etc.
7. Launcher 8
This launcher is used to change your android interface into Windows Phone. It is the best launcher for Android phones as compared to other Windows Phone 8 Launchers.
8. Atom Launcher
It is newer Android Launcher App which is light and efficient. It has a theme maker and also lets you access variety of themes on Google Play Store. It has gesture control, built-in widgets and various other settings and customization.
9. Evie Launcher
It is a solid, lightweight launcher which is made in 2016. It uses the Pixel Launcher-style app drawer that you can slide up from the bottom of the screen. It allows the support for icons, a ‘no-dock’ mode and you can change other things from the home screen.
10. Hola Launcher
It is an excellent launcher with thousands of icons and themes, smart folders and built-in weather. It contains unique gesture control like a double-tap app drawer and a quick launch swipe from the bottom corner which allows access to frequently used apps and settings.