It looks like the CyanogenMod team is one step closer to releasing the final version of CyanogenMod 9 ROM, which is expected to bring Ice Cream Sandwich platform to a range of Android smartphones.
While the developer team is working hard to deliver the ultimate Ice Cream Sandwich experience to all Android fans out there, we are given short sneak peeks of their work that are slowly completing the CyanogenMod 9 ROM like big puzzle.
The latest piece of the puzzle is called Trebuchet Launcher, which is the official Ice Cream Sandwich launcher for CyanogenMod 9. Even though this is just an alpha release, the launcher is now available for download.
According to the folks over at XDA Developers, the Trebuchet Launcher was especially designed to work only on Android 4.0.3 devices and needs to be installed on /system with root.
Obviously, the launcher is mostly focused on customization options, so users who want to download it and take it for a spin can be sure that the new Trebuchet Launcher for CyanogenMod 9 will rock their worlds.
Among the list of features offered by the XDA team who builds the CyanogenMod 9, there are some that will probably make any Android enthusiast want to use it as soon as possible:
- Custom number of Homescreens;
- Enable/Disable Persistent Search Bar;
-Separated Apps/Widgets in Drawer;
- Resize Any Widget;
- Show and Fade Scrolling Indicator in Homescreen and Drawer;
- Enable/Disable Auto-Rotate;
- Drawer Apps Sorting (Title, Install Date).
In addition, the developer team promises to deliver even more features that will be available in the next versions of the Trebuchet Launcher. Some of these upcoming features are detailed below:
- Infinite Scrolling;
- Dock (Custom pages and size);
- Transition Effects (Homescreen and Drawer);
- Backup and Restore.
For more details on how to manually install the Trebuchet Launcher head over to XDA thread here.