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Top 5 Best Launchers for Android 2013

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Top 5 Best Launchers for Android 2013
1) Go Launcher EX :

GO Launcher EX - the final choice for 100,000,000+ people! User voted best Android Launcher! Download it now to enjoy 10,000+ themes and experience the super speedy and smooth operation provided by powerful 3D core! As the best home screen replacement, it transforms your Android device into a great personal online user experience you can really control – it's up to you!
■ Testimonials
“ GO Launcher Ex took the top spot, bringing home over 37% of the overall vote. ” - Lifehacker (Releasing the result for the poll “What's The Best Android Launcher”)
“If you adopt GO Launcher EX as your default homescreen, you will use it all the time.” - Androidtapp
“GO Launcher EX is perfect for people who are getting a bit tired of seeing the same old Android launch interface.” - CNET
■ Free Features


- More than 10,000 personalized themes (keep increasing)
- Super smooth flipping and transition effects provided by 3D core
- 25+ fancy transition effects
- 15+ widgets available for free (weather, clock, switch, calendar…)
- Launch apps using gestures
■ Pro Features
- Multi-touch to quick access to core functions
- 4 additional splendid transition effects
- No sponsored messages or Ads
■ FAQ
1. How to get more free themes, widgets and other resource for GO Launcher EX?
a. Search in Google Play. Or…
b. Get from built-in GO Store via menu.
2. How to set transition effects?
Menu-> Add -> Effect.
More tips here: http://www.goforandroid.com/GDTEn/faq.aspx?softid=13&nav=2
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ADD-ONS FOR GO LAUNCHER EX:
GO Weather Forecast & Widgets

Weather Forecast – 50 million people are using this app to receive live and accurate weather info or local alerts. This one has the highest 4.5 star rating! 
GO Weather forecasts on 100,000+ locations worldwide, provides detailed weather report, accurate weather forecast, incredibly beautiful user interface with variety of widget themes and live wallpapers. Being your best weather prophet is always what we are pursuing.
Testimonials
“GO Weather beats a weather forecaster on the TV easily. It also beats most of the websites I have been using.” - Appstorm
"This app has won the award: 2012 Awards - Best Weather App or Widget" - BestMobileAppAwards
“The app is so configured that it gives the weather of more than tens of thousands locations and cities with its proper and accurate report of weather anytime and anywhere. It is the best app on your device to give weather report with accuracy and is above our expectation.” - Techclones
“You will find this application to be a welcome replacement to the bore of the stock Android widgets and will find the weather forecasts to be sufficient and visually attractive.” - Androidtapp
Free Features
- Accurate and local forecasts for 100,000+ locations worldwide
- Detailed weather report, including time, date, feeling like, high & low temperature, wind, humidity, visibility, sunrise and sunset, severe weather alert, etc.
- Multiple cities feature is perfect for a trip plan
- 2*1, 4*1, 4*2 current weather widgets & 4*1, 4*2 future weather forecast widgets
- Widget themes and live wallpaper for 7+ weather conditions in day and night mode: sunny, rainy, snowy, thunder, cloudy, overcast and foggy
- Share your current weather info with your friends by taking a picture
Pro Features
- Probability of precipitation forecast
- World clock integrated to display current time and weather info for selected cities
- 24-hour & 10-day detailed weather forecast
- Exclusively designed widget themes for Premium Version (keep increasing)
- No sponsored messages or Ads
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GO POWER SAVER:

Battery Saver – World’s best power manager with 15,000,000+ downloads and 4.5 star rating! GO Battery Saver & Widget is a powerful and smart tool to reduce power consumption and extend battery life by up to 50% . Main features include power testing, smart saving, toggle control, power ranking, etc. Never worry about finding a charger in the middle of the day again!
Free Features
- Smart battery save by turning off Wifi or mobile Data when screen off
- Battery Consumption Optimization automatically start when screen off or remained battery power under threshold, etc.
- Choose from multiple Saving Modes best fits your needs, including General Saving Mode, Super Saving Mode and Advanced Customized Mode
- Battery consumption optimization in just one click
- Charging Maintenance to help keep the charging process safe and healthy
- Fantastic personalized UI Design (Widgets & Themes)

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2) Next Launcher 3D :

“One of the most heavily customizable, fluid, and striking launchers we’ve ever seen here at Redmond Pie.” - Redmond Pie
“A gorgeous app packed with dynamic effects and 3D elements. The gratifying 3D visual elements, transition effects, and gestures will get you a different and brilliant visual enjoyment and operation experience.” - .Topapps
“The launcher features crazy 3D effects, turning any device you own into a futuristic Tron-centric trip. With additional themes and custom widgets downloadable from Google Play, it’s an extensive and extremely comprehensive option for someone looking to spice up their device.” - Droid-life
■ Free Features for Lite Version
- Extremely fancy 3D effect with buttery smooth experience
- Efficient and powerful batch apps management with gestures
- Stunning 3D screen preview with dazzling animation of screen switching
- Keep releasing 3D Next widgets, 3D themes and live wallpapers special designed by GO Launcher Dev Team
- Multi-select Apps to fulfill batch operation on Android launcher home
■ Premium Features of Full Version but you may experience during the trial journey
- Real 3D Home Screen Transition Effects (Crystal, Cloth, Folding and more coming soon)
- Build unique icon style by changing its size, angle, style and label (Icon Editor)
- Combine all good parts from different themes into a single theme you really love (Theme Mix Mode)
- See how cool your phone could be by blowing all the icons and the widgets to air space (Floating Mode)
- Up to 8 different gestures available in home screen and app drawer
- Enhanced shining border effects for home screen transition
- Up to 7 rows on dock to shortcut all your favorites

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ADD-ON FOR NEXT LAUNCHER:

3) ADW Launcher :
Highly customizable home replacement application
¿What's a home replacement application?
Is an normal android application that will run when you press your android device's HOME key. It's what usually people know as the "android desktop".
¿What makes ADW different?
-It's compatible with android versions from 1.6 to 4.1!
-It's highly customizable, almost in every aspect you can think of.
-Thousands of skins and themes with support for most popular launcher themes!
-Mix and match your skins, icons, docks, folders, etc
-Configure your applications in unlimited groups and hide unwanted apps.
-Fast setup screen with fast access to add items or configure everything.
-Gestures for fast operation (swipe up/down, 2-fingers swipe up/down, pinch in/out, etc)
-Configurable Actionbar, similar to android 3.x+ tablet interface.
-Screens editor to add,remove, swap and resize your desktop screens.
-Configurable visual desktop indicators.
-Easy folder tweaking and management, content previews, arrangement, colors, etc.
-New AppWidget picker for devices running Android 4.1 and newer.
-Icons editor to create your own customized shortcuts or edit existing ones
-AppWidget resizing
-AppWidget backup/restore (only for android 4.1 and newer)
-Customizable applications dock with support for unlimited shortcuts with paginated scroll.
-Lots of settings to play with: texts, colours, animations, sizes... you should dig in!
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4)Nova Launcher :
Highly customizable, performance driven, home screen replacement for Android 4.0+
Accept no substitutes! Nova Launcher is the original and most polished customizable launcher for Android 4.
Features include:
Color Themes: Change the accent color of the launcher, full color picker support
Icon Themes: Apply ADW or Go launcher icon themes to all app icons
Scrollable Dock (for Tablets and Phones): Keep all your favorite apps on the dock, with up to 7 icons per page and up to 3 pages.
Customizable App Drawer: Transparency Scrolling style, choose between horizontal paginated or vertical continuous
Scroll Effects: Enjoy eye candy when scrolling your desktop and drawer. Effects include Cube and Cardstack and more for Prime users.
Infinite Scroll : Never be far from your favorite page, loop through your desktop continuously.
Folder Icons: You can chose a background, preview style or even replace the whole icon.
Backup/Restore: Export your settings and layout before a wipe to quickly get back up and running.
Widgets in dock: Add any 1x1 widget to the dock,Widget Overlapping, Overlap on resize or placement, long-press to send to back or bring to front
Bulk Add: Add multiple apps to the desktop or a folder at once
Activities shortcut: Select hidden activities from your favorite apps
Import Layout: Import your desktop layout from the default launcher or another replacement launcher.
*Nova Launcher Prime Features (Paid version)*
Nova Launcher Prime unlocks the following features in Nova Launcher:
Drawer Groups: Folders in App Drawer, Unlimited custom tabs,Organize apps into tabs and folders in the app drawer
Gestures: Quickly start Nova Actions or Apps from gestures on the desktop, such as pinching, swiping or two-finger swiping.
Hide Apps: Keep a clutter free drawer by hidding never used apps.
Dock Swipes: Get more use out of your dock apps by setting swipe-actions
Unread Counts: Never miss an email. Unread count badges for SMS, Missed calls, Gmail, Email, Google Voice and more. Counts show in the dock, desktop, drawer and folders.
Permissions:
Access Widget Data: This is in order to display the widget and widget's data to you. This dialog/permission is new in Jellybean. The data is not used for anything aside from displaying it.
Internet/Network State/Wifi State: Optional & Anonymous error/usage reporting
Directly call phone numbers: Only used if you place a direct-dial shortcut on the homescreen.
Wallpaper/Vibrate/Status Bar/Choose Widgets: Standard Launcher functions
USB (SD) Storage: Backup/restore
Retrieve Running Apps: Used by Aggressive Desktop setting and to warn in settings when multiple launchers are running in history.

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5) Apex Launcher :
Apex Launcher helps you create a customized homescreen experience on your Android (4.0+) device.
"Fantastic app that has the potential to give your phone a complete makeover. I highly recommend it." - MakeUseOf
"Even after a lot of customization, Apex Launcher feels super fast." - Pocket Now
"We must say it is as smooth as butter." - Droid Life
Five Best Android Launchers - Lifehacker
The 25 Tastiest Apps for Ice Cream Sandwich - PCMag
Must-have apps for the Nexus 7 - ZDNet
Features:
• Customizable homescreen grid size and up to 9 homescreens
• Scrollable dock with up to 7 icons per page and up to 5 pages
• Infinite & elastic scrolling (homescreen, drawer and dock)
• Fancy transition effects (tablet, cube, etc.)
• Hide elements as you want (persistent search bar, status bar, or even the dock)
• Customizable icons and labels for shortcuts and folders
• Choose different folder preview styles and background
• Multiple drawer styles (transparent/opaque, horizontal/vertical, paginated/continuous)
• Drawer apps sorting (title, install date, mostly used)
• Hide apps from the drawer
• Lock your desktop to prevent accidental changes
• Enjoy homescreen gestures (pinch, swipe up/down, double tap)
• Advanced theme engine (icon packs, skins, etc.)
• Backup/restore settings and data
• Optimized for both phones and tablets
• Lots of other customization options!
Apex Launcher Pro (Paid Version) Features:
• Powerful drawer customizations (unlimited drawer tabs, folders in drawer)
• Unread count notifications (provided by the free Apex Notifier extension)
• Dock swipe actions (swipe up and down actions)
• More gesture options (two-finger gestures)
• Additional transition effects (accordion, cross, etc.)
• Flexible theme options (ADW, LauncherPro, Go Launcher themes)
• Enhanced folder support (batch add, merge folders)
• Advanced widget options (widgets in dock, overlapping widgets)
• More features on the way!
Tips:
• Pinch the screen to access screen previews (like Exposé or HTC Sense).
• Long press an icon to drag and drop it over another one to create a folder.
• Long press icons/folders on the desktop and choose edit from the popup menu to customize icons and labels.
• Drag, hover, and drop app icons over the delete button at the top of the screen to quickly uninstall apps.
• Long press an app in the hide apps list to quickly launch that app.
• Switch to single screen wallpaper mode to fix wallpaper zooming issues.
• Enable the Root Helper in advanced settings (root required, Android 4.0 only) to add widgets from the drawer.
Permissions:
• Access widget data: Only used to create and display widgets on the homescreen. (Android 4.1+ only)
• Application information: Used to display warnings when other launchers are running.
• Control vibration/Status Bar/Wallpaper: Standard launcher functions.
• Network communication: Used for anonymous usage/error reporting (optional).
• Phone calls: Used when you create direct-dial shortcuts on the homescreen.
• Storage: Used to backup/restore settings and desktop data.
• Superuser: Required to add widgets from the drawer (Android 4.0 only).

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Title: Top 5 Best Launchers for Android 2013
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