I remember using the GO Launcher on my Android 2.1 back in the day. That was the first time I used a launcher and realized a whole new world of customization lay ahead. GO Launcher exists to this day but the world of launchers has undergone massive revolutions in the recent past.
Today, launchers are no longer confined to just changing the icons, the homescreen or the app drawer. Thereâs a ton of new features in almost every launcher including productivity-enhancing gestures, recent or favorite app lists, smart categorization, theming & icon packs and a lot more.
I still prefer a launcher that helps me do two things better: help me launch my apps faster and organize them smartly (the latter influences the former).
I dived into the world of Android launchers of 2015. Some are new. Some are upgrades to launchers that have existed for a few years now. Note that this is a very personal list. Iâd love your thoughts and inputs on other launchers that weâve missed out here.
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