After a one month period of testing with beta users, Microsoft has finally rolled out version 4.4 of Microsoft Launcher to the general public. The Microsoft-centric Android launcher picks up the ability to create folders in the app drawer, batch mode on home screen, and more with this update (via Neowin.)
Have a look at the full changelog below. Keep in mind that in addition to these new features, there is also the usual bug fixes, and performance enhancements.
- Enable creating folders in app drawer;
- Batch mode on home screen and app drawer – long press menu;
- Enable/disable dock;
- App launching animation;
- Pill count improvements on Line, BBM, Instagram, Yammer, Textra, WhatsApp and more;
- Weather / Time widget refinement to mitigate weather not refresh issue.
These features are definitely useful, and the 10 million or more Android users who downloaded the launcher will likely appreciate it. You can join the crowd and download Microsoft Launcher via the link below.