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[Video] Who's the Boss-- LauncherPro vs. Go Launcher Ex

Authored by: Steven Blum — Sep 12, 2011

Sick of your homescreen(s)? There's help out there - specifically, two apps that promise to change the aesthetic experience of your Android UI. If you're disappointed with the preloaded home launcher on your device, apps like LauncherPro and Go Launcher Ex promise to help turn your homescreen from drab to fab. But which app is the best? Read on to find out.

While both LauncherPro and Go Launcher Ex allow you to customize your homescreen, Go Launcher Ex has many more skins available in Android market, and applying these skins is an easy process. The same cannot be said for LauncherPro.

But that doesn't mean LauncherPro's got no game. Its widgets are undoubtedly more aesthetically-pleasing than those of Go Launcher Ex.

Ultimately, it comes down to what you're looking for: if you want an easy to use app with a large number of potential homescreens, beautiful widgets and easy functionality, you may want to shell out $3.50 for LauncherPro. But if you're cash-strapped and looking for more options, including a wider range of skins, the slightly more laborious Go Launcher Ex sounds like the better choice. 

Tried both? Let us know your thoughts below!

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Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.

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  • Hannah Warren Sep 15, 2013 Link to comment

    How can I download on my Kindle Fire HD?

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  • Louis Hong Sep 12, 2011 Link to comment

    Is there a tablet version?

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  • Foo S. Sep 12, 2011 Link to comment

    Dude read the article,it like everything else, is in the market

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  • Marvin Cleaver Sep 12, 2011 Link to comment

    Where can I download these? In the normal market or do I have to go to some 3rd party one?

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  • Anette West Sep 12, 2011 Link to comment

    Seriously, I love apps that rotate like that. For some reason it makes me think my phone has "depth" if yu get what I mean. Like theres a whole space behing the screen when the apps and programs really are.

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