Where can I see the changelog for Z Launcher updates?


1.1.25-Beta


Performance Improvements – Reduced time for 'Optimizing Z Launcher' during start-up of Z Launcher

Implemented a new Fast Scroller in Apps list

Display Index letter above the apps list during fast scrolling to easily understand how far you have scrolled in Apps list

Improved Scribble handwriting recognition

Enhanced icon pack support

Bug fixes

FIXED the issue around some apps not being searchable and disappearing

Performance Improvements

Minor Bug Fixes


1.1.24-Beta


Performance Improvement

Reduced time for 'Optimizing Z Launcher' during start-up of Z Launcher

Implemented a new Fast Scroller in Apps list



1.1.21-Beta


Performance Improvements – Reduced time for 'Optimizing Z Launcher' during start-up of Z Launcher

Implemented a new Fast Scroller in Apps list

Display Index letter above the apps list during fast scrolling to easily understand how far you have scrolled in Apps list

Improved Scribble handwriting recognition

Enhanced icon pack support

Bug fixes


1.1.18-Beta

New Z Launcher default icons

Performance improvements

Bug fixes


1.1.3-Beta


Preliminary support for icon packs

Long press on text - you can uninstall or hide app app from the ranked list, in addition to existing long-press behavior such as long-pressing the icon to drag it to the favorites bar

UI improvements for a wide range of Android devices

Improved design and performance of carousel widgets

Improved Scribble handwriting recognition

Play store icon will load Play store without pre-searched text (We heard you on this one!)

Performance improvements

Bug fixes


1.1.17-Beta

New Z Launcher default icons

For Chinese language users, the default search engine is changed to Baidu


1.1.14-Beta


Fixed the defect of Z Launcher interpreting a tap on an app in ranked list as a letter scribbled on the screen(We heard you on this one!)

A new setting to exclude contacts and websites from displaying in ranked list

UI improvements for a wide range of Android devices

Improved Scribble handwriting recognition

Performance improvements

Bug fixes

1.1.3-Beta


Preliminary support for icon packs

Improved design and performance of carousel widgets

Improved Scribble handwriting recognition

Play store icon will load Play store without pre-searched text (We heard you on this one!)

Bug fixes

Performance improvements

Faster loading of apps and switching back to Z Launcher

Reduced memory usage and animations

Analog clock hour hand shows correct hour

Fixed issues in Accepting and activating application

Minimized network requests

Optimized the UI to perform faster and use less memory
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Beautified UI with minor tweaks

Bug fixes

1.1.0-Beta


Preliminary support for icon packs

Long press on text - you can uninstall or hide app app from the ranked list, in addition to existing long-press behavior such as long-pressing the icon to drag it to the favorites bar

UI improvements for a wide range of Android devices

Improved design and performance of carousel widgets

Improved Scribble handwriting recognition

Play store icon will load Play store without pre-searched text (We heard you on this one!)

Bug fixes

Performance improvements


1.0.6-Beta


Faster loading of apps and switching back to Z Launcher

Reduced memory usage and animations

Analog clock hour hand shows correct hour

Fixed issues in Accepting and activating application

Minimized network requests

Optimized the UI to perform faster and use less memory

Support for material theme and fastscroll on A-Z apps list on Android L

Beautified UI with minor tweaks

Bug fixes

1.0.5-Beta


Location is shown correctly in weather widget

Reading of persisted data is improved

Reduced frequent reloading of Z Launcher

Corrected localization for several languages

Instant hiding/Un-hiding of apps

Long press on apps list will not block your home button press

Beautified UI with minor tweaks

1.0.4-Beta


Fixed hiccups in activation process

Added support for devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop

Badging - Missed Call/ SMS are shown if phone/messaging apps are pinned to bottom

New widget carousel - showing several widgets


Music player widget to show play controls

Weather widget that can be configured to show fahrenheit or Celsius

Quick access to default app store in A-Z Menu

Added choice of web suggestions

New tutorial demonstrating several features of app

Rooted devices are welcome

Speed improvements (faster start, faster finger tracking, faster booting, faster resuming) -

Refined prediction algorithm

Refined animations


0.3.5


Fix for scribbled characters not being recognized after returning to Z Launcher from an app

More reliable updates for date and time widgets

Bug fixes

0.3.3

  • Fixed many defects
  • Fixes to address black box issue
  • Shows proper calendar entries on first run
  • More reliable activation process
  • More reliable changing of favorites
  • Fixed issues causing crashes in older devices
  • Fixed issues with contacts appearing twice when there slight variations to the number in the call log
  • Much more
  • Performance improvements
  • Improved seeding of home screen on first run
  • Improved scrolling performance of app list
  • Improved prediction algorithm

0.3.2

  • If you select update when you are already up-to-date, the release notes are displayed.
  • Fixed a crash that appeared on the kindle fire that occurred when the user selected the "apps list" icon in Z launcher
  • Updated contacts icon

0.3.0

  • Performance improvements
    • Speed improvements across the board!
    • Faster startup
    • Faster loading of apps, contacts, and websites on the homescreen
    • Faster first-run performance, especially on lower-end devices
  • Design enhancements
  • New animations
    • Going to homescreen, launching apps (we are still working on these, please let us know what you think in feedback)
  • Improved contacts search and listing in Z Launcher, more consistency in preserving your preferences across Z Launcher updates
  • Improved web search results
  • Improvements to “Call…” and “Text…” actions
    • Collapsing contacts so one person won’t take up two spots on your Home screen (so you won’t see “Call John” and “Text John” at the same time)
    • More reliable creation of “Call” and “Text” for the people you connect with the most
  • Reducing accidental app launch if you scribble too quickly
  • And many more bug fixes to improve the reliability of Z Launcher

0.2.1

  • Added “rooted device” diagnostic log entries (to help address reports of false positives)
  • Check for software updates on start-up and then approx. every 24hrs
  • Performance Optimizations to improve start-up and refresh duration
  • Fixed issue of losing “Call person” after upgrading
  • Fixed issue of “Text person” not seen
  • Fixed issue that prevented some people from completing the update/installation
  • Behavior change: If you scribble “Ca” or “Te” you won’t see a list of everyone you “Call” or “Text”, you will only see contacts, apps or websites starting with “Ca” or “Te”

0.2.0

  • Configure Favorites via drag-n-drop on your home screen
  • Hide apps, Uninstall apps via press-n-hold: A quick way to get rid of stuff you don’t want
  • Better support on HTC One and Moto X
  • Wi-Fi SSID incorporated into our algorithm
  • Aimed at improving the algorithm’s ability to recognize and promote apps used on specific networks.
  • Data Insight - Explore how you use your phone, what apps and contacts you access and when. If people like this feature, we’ll develop it further, but for now we kept it simple.
  • Bug fixes here and there - We’ve worked hard to make Z Launcher more reliable.

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