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Zeam Launcher

Zeam Launcher

Zeam Launcher is a minimalistic and lightweight launcher for the Android platform.

We are increasingly seeing ever faster dual core processors in mobile phones. However, even with this greater horse power, we can still encounter less than snappy frontends. Zeam Launcher is a return to a more lightweight, quicker alternative, designed to replace your home screen and apps list with a simple, less cluttered, and more importantly less resource intensive solution.

Zeam Launcher in action Zeam Launcher in action


  • 1 to 7 screens
  • Fullscreen mode which removes the status bar
  • Default screen configurable
  • Live wallpaper support
  • Screen looping (on / off)
  • Elastic (overshoot) screen scrolling
  • Screen indicator (slider or dots)
  • Screen content grid configurable (rows / columns)
  • Screen wallpaper scrolling (on / off)
  • Screen pinch previews
  • Screen icon labels can be hidden
  • Screen widget size spanning configurable
  • Custom shortcut selector colours
  • Endless drag 'n drop arrangable scrollable dock
  • Dock default backgrounds
  • Dock item alignment (start, center, end)
  • Dock item spacing (small, medium, large)
  • Dock item reset (start, center, end)
  • Apps grid horizontal paging or vertical scrolling
  • Apps grid rows / columns configurable
  • Set the background transparency
  • Apps grid animation (on / off)
  • Apps grid remember position (on / off)
  • Apps grid uninstall mode
  • Configurable gestures (Swipe up, Swipe down, Home button, and Double tap)
  • Available action bindings
  • Open applications
  • Move to default screen
  • Expand notifications
  • Screen previews
  • Toggle fullscreen mode
  • Open dialer
  • Sensor-based rotation for portrait / landscape
  • Apps grid shorcut icon available as shortcut on screen or in dock
  • Long hold any app shortcut over trashcan to uninstall app
  • ICS hardware acceleration support
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Michael Bentz
Download Squad, Lifehacker, AndroidPIT

With small icons, gesture support and more real estate, Zeam Launcher has a lot going for it. It feels fast even on relatively underpowered processors, and has a reasonable array of configuration options. It is an improvement on TwLauncher.


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