Nova Launcher Beta Receives Huge Material Design Update

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Nova Launcher Beta Version has recieved huge Material Design based update. The new version has included a lot of new Material Design elements and features.

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Nova Launcher started to get the Material Design elements last year after the preview of Android 5.0. Today, Nova has got huge lift off, All the settings screens, and dialog boxes are now material style. Another ton of new features have made their way to Nova, while many of the available ones have been further improved.

Here’s Features list:

  • Full Material Design
  • All settings screens and dialogs are material style
  • More animations
  • Google Search from the search bar shows as an overlay
  • Edit Shortcut dialog, and quick menu, tinted based on colors of the icon
  • New icon
  • New Nova Action icons
  • Rebased on top of Launcher3
  • Individual icon layout settings (size, font, etc) in Desktop, Drawer, Dock, Folder
  • Max icon size boosted to 150%
  • Widget Search
  • Pull to search (pull down in the drawer to open app or widget search)
  • Widgets given their own drawer, removed from App Drawer
  • Ability to change Page Indicator color
  • Drawer Tab Bar completely optional
  • Support for Android for Work managed profiles (Lollipop)
  • Workaround Expand Notifications Nova Action not working on Samsung Lollipop
  • Requires Android 4.1 or higher (Dropped support for Android 4.0 ICS)
  • Unlimited desktop pages (previously limited to 9)
  • Easy add/remove of desktop pages by dropping icons on the blank page, or removing all icons from a page
  • Add blank desktop pages (for gestures or live wallpapers) from overview
  • Improved bulk edit of folders (Folder > Menu > Select Apps)
  • Added shadows to unread badges
  • Unread Badge size scales with icon size
  • Allow reordering drawer folders by drag/drop within window
  • Added Roboto-Medium font option
  • Improve handling of apps installed to SD card

Android For Work is another addition to the feature list of the Nova Launcher. You can install the latest and greatest update of Nova Launcher Beta from the Play Store link below.

Sign Up for beta by connecting with community and later opt in from here.

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