homscreen replacement

Top 5 Android Theming Apps

Android is the largest mobile operating system and is one the most user customization friendly. One can easily tweak their homescreen according to their likeness by adding widgets and icons of apps. What more one can create folders to group similar category apps to avoid clutter and change icons.

Previously we brought you Top 5 android sports games and Top 5 endless running games and today we have Top 5 Android Theming apps

1] Next Launcher 3D [Both free and paid versions at Rs. 556]

■ Basic Features
– 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
– 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
Basic version Trial app on Google Play Paid version Android app on Google Play
2] GO Launcher EX

■ 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 Ad
Android app on Google Play
3] Themer

Themer also makes your phone smarter with Smart Categories that auto-categorize your apps, making them easier to find and launch. Other features include a completely customizable app drawer–white, sleek, and translucent, your theme peeks through, and full integration of Zooper Widget Pro allowing for more versatility in themes.

“Themer feels like a magic trick.” -The New York Times
“Themer will make your Android phone look amazing… Both attractive and functional.” -Wired
“My phone looks better than it ever has and I didn’t even have to do anything but press a couple of buttons. If I had to recommend any application to try out right now, this would be the one.” -PhoneDog

Features:
– All themes are free.
– Dozens of themes: Batman, Hello Kitty, Card UI, Nature, Breaking Bad, Star Trek, Super Mario, Space, and many more
– Easily go back to your old homescreen–though we doubt you’ll want to!
– All themes are customizable, or you can use them as they are.
– Themer Actions learn your app preferences. It doesn’t matter if you’re using Pandora or Spotify for music, or WeatherBug or AccuWeather for weather. Themer will learn what you like!
Get it on Google Play

4] Buzz Launcher

MULTI-WALLPAPER SCREEN
Select different wallpaper images for each screen
MY ICONS
An icon editing tool is provided so you can edit and resize icons on your own. Transparent icons are also supported (Theme icon pack is to be supported)
MULTI-GRID
Designate different grids for each screen (up to 12×12)
MANAGE FOLDERS
Create folders in app drawers/Homescreen, modify folder images, and resize folders
MANAGE APPS
Features for viewing most frequently used apps, recently installed apps, and hiding apps
MANAGE APP DRAWERS
Screen design is applied to app drawers so you can manage apps by screens
GESTURE SUPPORT
Glide up, Glide down, Double-tap and more.
FOLLOW FUNCTION SUPPORT
You can follow the Buzz Launcher recommended designers, or even just introduce your friends to your page.
PREVIEW SUPPORT

For various view settings
get it on goole play

5] 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 1×1 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.
Get it on Google Play