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Comprehensive Home Replacement List

Discussion in 'Android Themes' started by resno, Dec 8, 2009.

  1. resno

    resno Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Currently in the market there are several different theme replacement applications available. This is a list of screenshots including links, prices and youtube videos about each home replacement.

    TO DO: Add screen shots with review of each including memory usage and other aspects. Check you tube for better videos.

    Note: If I missed one, please comment and I will add it.

    In ABC order:

    Firmware supported: 1.6
    Price: $4.99
    Screens Supported: up to 10
    Demo Video: One
    Theme Preview

    Notes from the site:

    With aHome, you can download and customize multiple home themes and have access to real-time weather through its built-in widgets. In addition, aHome's dock bar displays your four most frequently used icons, that continue to stay on the screen, even when you slide to other screens. aHome also supports third-party widgets, thereby allowing you to run your own!

    Firmware supported: 1.5+
    Price: $2.99
    Screens Supported: 4
    Demo Videos: One
    Dual Drawers

    Notes from site:

    Lightweight with sophisticated persistent mode to help prevent long waits returning back home. Switching to the Categories view in the application drawer will allow you to start putting you applications into categories. Support for aHome and 3rd party Open Home themes.

    Firmware supported: 1.5+
    Price: 2.25
    Screens Supported: 7
    Demo Videos: One Two

    Notes from site:

    Transitions ( cube, stretch, fade, normal )
    Customizable toolbar button actions ( call, add, sms, browse, settings )
    Customizable Application folders menu
    Ghost drop ( shows you the drop location when hovering over an item )
    Auto scroll ( Hold the left or right side of the screen while scrolling and it will continue to scroll through the screens )
    Fast forward / Fast backwards ( swipe hard left or right to go to the first or last screen )
    Endless loop for transitions ( In cube, stretch and fade transition. You can go from the last screen to the first and vice versa )
    Normal icon view in tray, as well as list view with alphabetical grab handle (much like contacts scroll)
    QR Code:
    Firmware supported: 1.6 and 2.0
    Price: FREE
    Screens Supported:
    Demo Videos: One Two

    Notes from site:

    3rd Party Animated Widgets, drawer handle is replaced with a bottom scroll strip embracing current status, shortcuts to applications, bookmarks, running tasks, and more... Home++ integrates a task listing page. The screen has no boundaries any more; you can keep on scrolling in the same direction.
    open home - full
    Firmware supported: 1.5
    Price: 3.99
    Screens Supported: ?
    Demo Videos: Need to Find One

    Notes from site:
    Firmware supported:
    Price: FREE
    Screens Supported: multi?
    Demo Videos: One
    Side Drawers

    Notes from site:
    [FONT=times new roman, times, serif][FONT=arial, helvetica, sans-serif]1.New Home themes for Android, themes of different styles are free to switch;[/FONT][/FONT]
    [FONT=times new roman, times, serif][FONT=arial, helvetica, sans-serif]2.Good and easy-to-use theme management allows you to use and edit themes conveniently;[/FONT][/FONT]
    [FONT=times new roman, times, serif][FONT=arial, helvetica, sans-serif]3.Support installing and using independent theme packages and APK theme packages;[/FONT][/FONT]
    [FONT=times new roman, times, serif][FONT=arial, helvetica, sans-serif]4.Support downloading, installing and using online theme packages for free;[/FONT][/FONT]
    [FONT=times new roman, times, serif][FONT=arial, helvetica, sans-serif]5.Support multi-language theme packages and auto language switch of online theme list;[/FONT][/FONT]
    [FONT=times new roman, times, serif][FONT=arial, helvetica, sans-serif]6.Change wallpaper, drawer background and random app icons freely;[/FONT][/FONT]
    [FONT=times new roman, times, serif][FONT=arial, helvetica, sans-serif]7.Support customizing display text, font size, color, etc. of apps;[/FONT][/FONT]
    [FONT=times new roman, times, serif][FONT=arial, helvetica, sans-serif]8.Support different clicking effects on Home.[/FONT][/FONT]

    Firmware supported: ?
    Price: FREE
    Screens Supported: ?
    Demo Videos: One Two Three Four

    notes from site:
    Sweeter Home allows deep customization and theme management:

    • Seamlessly slide between up to five configurable screens
    • Advanced layout/theme editor allows an unprecedented degree of customization right from your phone.
    • Different layout for portrait/landscape modes.
    • Store your custom layouts internally or on SD card

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  2. resno

    resno Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Saved in case I need it.
  3. droid51378

    droid51378 Android Enthusiast

    No Open Home?
  4. resno

    resno Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Its on the list however, there site doesnt say much of anything. So the listing is basically blank, until I get more info to post.
  5. droid51378

    droid51378 Android Enthusiast

    gotcha. I used it on my Moment, but now that I have a Hero, I do not want to use a home replacement and lose my htc widgets & sense ui.
  6. punyweakling

    punyweakling Well-Known Member

    Sweeter Home Preview 1 looks like it's been removed from the market. Preview 2 is due out in the next couple of weeks.

    Firmware supported: 1.6, 2.0+
    Price: ?
    Screens Supported: 5
    Demo Videos:

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