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Apex Launcher 2.2 KitKat-friendly update available in Google Play

The Apex Launcher 2.2 update has been released, complete with KitKat-friendly features. Read on for more details!
December 21, 2013
Apex Launcher 2.2

After having ben available as a beta, the Apex Launcher 2.2 update has been released and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store complete with KitKat-friendly features.

The new Apex Launcher version comes with several features that Android device owners will enjoy, including the transparent notification bar, which mimics the official Google Experience Launcher’s bar. Additionally, there are many other features and enhancements – check out the following changelog:

  • Kitkat scroll indicator (homescreen & drawer)
  • Kitkat quick search bar style
  • Kitkat folder style
  • Transparent status bar option (Kitkat)
  • Icon font option (Android 4.1+)
  • More Kitkat visual tweaks
  • Fixed icon/shortcut disappearing
  • Other bugfixes
  • Updated translations

Apex Launcher 2.2 is available as a free download from the Google Play Store and requires 2.9MB of storage and Android 4.0.3 or later. In addition to the free Apex Launcher version, there’s also a Pro alternative that can be downloaded from the store, which retails for $4.

Recently, we have seen various other launchers that take advantage of Google’s KitKat, including KitKat Launcher+Nova Launcher 2.3 and Action Launcher.

What Launcher do you currently use on you Android device?