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27th November 2011, 11:57 AM |#21  
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Not many people use LauncherPro nowadays, it seems. I do like the ability to set 15 shortcuts on the bottom quicklaunch bar. How does it run on the Galaxy Note, given that Touchwiz is GPU accelerated?

Answering my own question: Launcher Pro works great. Only slowdown for me is when the app drawer comes up. Setting the app drawer launch animation speed to 10 disables the animation, therefore the lag.
 
 
27th November 2011, 01:40 PM |#22  
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Am I the only person having issues with ADW EX and Go Launcher EX?

ADW EX: Layout is tablet, lots of overlapping, menu at the bottom is cut off in portrait mode.
Go Launcher EX: LAG LAG LAG when flipping through homescreens in 5x5.

ive tried go launcher EX for a while and yes i had lag flipping thu screens , anyone knows a way to resolve it properly ?

thx
27th November 2011, 01:58 PM |#23  
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There is no way to resolve this in my opinion for any alternative launchers.
We must wait for update with support Note screen resolution and density.
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27th November 2011, 02:17 PM |#24  
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ive tried go launcher EX for a while and yes i had lag flipping thu screens , anyone knows a way to resolve it properly ?

thx

ive found the solution in another thread , i didnt try it my self yet ,

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...4&postcount=11

UPDATE : the above link suggestion didnt really "solve" the screen transition lag , it reduced it a bit but its still annoyingly laggy
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27th November 2011, 02:28 PM |#25  
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I hope Launcher 7 gets adapated for the note with 3 ROWS of tiles soon ! I can't wait.
27th November 2011, 06:51 PM |#26  
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Regina 3D Launcher successfully uses the S Memo widget.

Here's what I like about Regina 3D:

- different wallpaper for each homescreen (up to 7)
- nice 3D effects
- nice app drawer (numbered pages)
- folder within folders!
- icons not locked to 5x5 grid (finer grid resolution)
- password-protected Secret Workspace (3 more hidden homescreens)

Here's what could be better:
- snappier response
- live wallpaper support (still works on lockscreen though)
- support for landscape mode
- more dock shortcuts

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0WE7TGziT0
9th December 2011, 09:47 AM |#27  
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SPB Mobile Shell update
This launcher has been updated and now you can alter the size of the Android widgets!! It is a great alternative and it seems to make the Note even snappier all round, from responsiveness to opening and scrolling through the screens - a great alternative to TW!!

Some of the SPB widgets are excellent too!
9th December 2011, 10:51 AM |#28  
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I've tried some launcher and by far the most responsive and tweakable is Launcher Pro.You only lose some Samsung Widget.

For a smooth scroling trouch pages you have to set memory usage to low.
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GO Launcher EX and its ICS theme.
I don't need anything else.
9th December 2011, 01:04 PM |#30  
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This launcher has been updated and now you can alter the size of the Android widgets!! It is a great alternative and it seems to make the Note even snappier all round, from responsiveness to opening and scrolling through the screens - a great alternative to TW!!

Some of the SPB widgets are excellent too!

Tried it again but I still think it lags to much compared to my old SGS II
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ADW ex still lags here , even after i disable scrolling cache , it gets a bit smoother if i disable scrolling wallpaper too but still laggy on 5*5 screen transitions with many widgets

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