Action Launcher: Quickcuts now implemented

Oct

31

2016

Action Launcher: Quickcuts now implemented for all usable and further Android 7.1 features implemented

Action launcher 3 Chris Lacy seems to want to do better than the rest again 😉 Adding the new features of Android 7.1 – including the app shortcuts or the new round icons – is obviously one of the most important disciplines of the developers of alternative Launcher for Android. Lacy has recently implemented his action launcher’s interpretation of the shortcuts, called Quickcuts. However, only buyers of the Plus version have been able to access it. From now on, the free-users of the launcher can use the quickcuts and in general all users of the app are offered more scope. An extensive Changelog I put here at the end of the post purely.

With the quickcuts, the individual entries can now be displayed with a single gesture and one of them can be selected. A tip less so.

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In addition, the round icons of the pixel launcher can now be selected for all apps. Also new is the optical change that the opened app drawer covers the navigation bar, as well as another (the pixel-matched) blue in the settings.
Complete Changelog (via Androidpolice)

• NEW: Full support for Android 7.1’s dynamic shortcuts via Quickcuts (requires Android 7.1).
• NEW: Quickcuts, previously a plus feature, are now available to all.
• NEW: Add option to pick the global icon style. Allows one to use a phone. Settings -> Display -> Icon style.
• NEW: When the dock and desktop have the same width, the icons on the dock have the same size and horizontal position as on the desktop.
• NEW: Mimic final Pixel Launcher style All Apps. Notable changes include the app and the use of full color.
• NEW: When opening the Pixel style All Apps drawer opens via a dock swipe, the speed it is at the speed of the swipe.
• NEW: When using Pixel style All Apps, swiping on the dock with two fingers will trigger All Apps search (with the keyboard on screen).
• NEW: Long pressing the caret page indicator triggers Quickfind (aka All Apps with the keyboard on screen).
• NEW: Completely revamped settings. Out with the teal, in the Pixel blue!
• NEW: Remove 5 seconddelay when KustomLiveWallpaper loads apps.
• NEW: Add tooltips to help new users discover and understand Shutters and Quickcuts.
• NEW: Add setting for disabling all tooltips. Settings -> Help -> In-app tips.
• IMPROVEMENT: Update translations.
• CHANGE: Pixel Launcher related settings. “Nougat”.
• FIX: When closing a Quickcut in a folder via an outside tap, close only the Quickcut, not the folder.
• FIX: Fix a shortcut after a quickcut.
• FIX: Quickcut for jumping to Twitter’s Direct Messages works again.
• FIX: Can not swipe shortcuts while All Apps is opening.
• FIX: Misc. Stability fixes.
Action Launcher: Quickcuts now implemented for all usable and further Android 7.1 features implemented
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