As Android is highly customizable, there are various launchers and home screen replacements available for the Android OS. You can totally customize the homescreen and launcher using launchers such as Go Launcher and ADW Launcher. Even though these launchers are quite popular and offer high customization features, the use is relatively limited and all launchers look similar in one way or another. Whether you use the Xperia launcher or the Sense Launcher, the feel of Android is still present. A unique new launcher has hit the Android OS which lets you change the feel of your device completely. Inspired by Windows 8, Tile Launcher will let you transform your Android device into Windows 8 or into something beautiful based on your preferences. “Tiles” very originally created by Microsoft for their Windows phones and since then, this User Interface has gained a lot of popularity specially with the new Windows 8 modern/metro UI. Now, you can get this feel with all the other customization features on Android.
Basically, you can use the launcher to change the feel of Android, making your device feel unique. Even though it’s not a Windows 8 Launcher, Tile Launcher is easily the best launcher available for Android if you want a complete Windows 8 feel. Tile Launcher is based on the latest 4.2 stock Android launcher with several additions.
The launcher features optimized scrolling and the use of “tiles” on the homescreen. You can completely customize any tile on the homescreen including the title, font color, background and transparency. You can also change gaps between rows and columns. Other Windows 8 launchers are”fake” , however, tile launcher is a complete replacement launcher which lets you control everything.
Tile Launcher also supports wallpaper scrolling and icon packs. Still in the beta stage, Tile Launcher is defitnely one of the most beautiful launchers for Android. You can download it here.