What is your opinion on Nova Launcher for android?
@doomedkangaroo I used the Nova launcher for a while in the past, but wasn't happy with it (don't remember why). Now I use KISS Launcher - it's nice one, however if someone have any recommendation for other (needs to be open source), let me now!
@arek Exactly. I installed their OS on my phone a while ago. Its pretty good so far. I've got nothing to complain about
@arek Just installed KISS and will try it out for a while. Looks good so far. I really like the search function
@doomedkangaroo Yeah, I like the search too. KISS is kinda minimalistic, but still powerful
Oh, I just reminded Nokia's Z Luncher - that was such a nice launcher! You could search by "drawing" a letters instead of typing
@arek that sounds absolutely great. I was able to type blind on my phone 6 years ago. Nowadays I am an absolutely terrible typer on my phone. Mistakes in every word :(
@doomedkangaroo Yeah, gestures are a little bit not working :/ I mean for me they sometimes works, sometimes doesn't (and I have to do the gestures on the not scrollable list - the bottom dock and search bar)
@doomedkangaroo Its not on fdroid. I like using the stock google pixel launcher so that is what I use.
@doomedkangaroo I used it before and I remembered liking it having similar feeling to One UI. Though, I didn't use it at the end of the day because I find One UI better with more options to organize your apps in the app grid whereas Nova doesn't.
My conclusion is Nova is a simpler version of One UI. If that's your thing then go ahead.
@surendrajat If I did,I would have already done. Sadly no. You know how manufactor for mid end hardware goes, one year and poof. No update
@doomedkangaroo It's the best android launcher app for me and one of the few I'm happy about buying prime version.
However, I decided to delete my Google payment profile and Nova is also not open source, so I now use Omega. It's a young project and under heavy development, but it works for me.
@doomedkangaroo I have used it years ago, but am using Lawnchair 2 today. Reason: Lawnchair are open sourced.
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