Color Support: Full color support from monochrome to 16-bit color depth(65,536 colors). You can set any color depth supported by the handheld in ZLauncher freely.
High-Resolution / High-Density Support:
Full support for Sony HiRes(320X320 / 320X480 / 480X320). And ability to display High-Density icon on PRE-PalmOS5 Sony HiRes handhelds.
Full support for PalmOS5 High-Density, including Palm Tungsten|T3, TapWave Zodiac(320 X 480/480 X 320).
ZLauncher can display Low / High Density icons and fonts.
Totally Customizable User Interface:
Supports THEME & Icon Set. Changing the theme can give you a fresh look of your handheld. Icon Set provides the capability of replacing the any apps' icons, including the apps which are stored in /Palm/Launcher/ of the expansion card.
ZLauncher can convert a BMP/PGP/JPG file into a background image DB directly. You can change the background image according to your favor. You also can PREVIEW the supported pictures before converting them.
Each category has its own settings. You can set different icon settings, colors, background images for different tabs.
Theme Manager provides the most convenience for managing themes, icon sets, and background images.
You can change various color of the interface, such as icon text color, tab title text color, tab background color, and etc..
You can change various font of the interface, such as icon text, tab caption text, and etc..
You can change the different icons for different tabs. The caption of tab can be hidden to save more room to display more tab titles. Tab captions can be hidden manually or automatically.
Offers up to 15 combinations of user interface and 3 item view modes(Icon view, List view, Detail view). You also can set the UI tansparent to make more background visible and make the screen more "clean".
Flexible Management: ZLauncher provides the most flexibility for different users. You can organize apps/DBs/files of the handheld in tab mode, or in the classical mode without tabs. You can easily and quickly rearrange or hide the tabs according to your favor.
Each tab matches a system category. You can manage categories quickly and easily. You also can overwrite the category information of system with ZLauncher's, or load the category information from the system to initialize the categories of ZLauncher.
Each expansion card on the handheld is corresponding to a single tab. Most operations on the files/directories can be done by dragging & dropping.
Supports Specific Category. You can easily to create a specific tab to group DBs by choosing one of the multiple presets settings or specifying CreatorID and/or TypeID of the DB.
Supports Trash Bin which is similar to the Recycle Bin in MSWindows. You can archive useless apps or DBs into trash bin, or recover the apps/DBs from the trash bin if necessary. Various deletion options enable you to delete an app easily, quickly, safely and completely.
Supports creating ShortCut for apps which are stored on expansion card manually or automatically. You can categorize the ShortCut to any app Category. ZLauncher ShortCuts allows the conduits continue to work normally even the corresponding apps are not in the internal memory. You also can assign the ShortCuts to hard buttons.
Storing apps and their related DBs will free up lots of precious RAM of your handheld, which is much more than the RAM used by ZLauncher itself. You can easily launch app with related DBs via shortcuts.
Full featured File Manager, enables you to manage all items on your handhelds(internal memory as well as external memory) easily and quickly. You can operate dozens items with a single operation.
Supports Drag & Drop. Most manipulations on apps, DBs and files (such as categorizing, viewing information, beaming, deleting, and etc.) can be done by dragging & dropping.
Supports Tap & Hold. Tapping on an icon for a second will pop up the operating menu. You also can pop up the menu with JogDial or 5-Way Navigator.
You can customize Beaming and Deleting operations. If the operated item is an app, you can only operate on the app or operate on it and its related DBs together.
You also can beam all apps/DBs/files in a tab at one time.
Supports jog wheels such as Sony JogDial and Handhspring Treo RockerSwitch, and 5-Way Navigator. You can perform most operations with single hand.
Supports sending apps/DBs/files via Bluetooth/SMS/EMail.
Special support for lefty users. You can specify the scroll bars listed on the left hand side.
Full/True Expansion Card Support:
You can directly perform operations such as moving, copying, viewing information, beaming, deleting, and etc. on expansion card files. You even can operate the whole directory tree. This operation is as simple as operating in MSWindows.
You can export apps and DBs from memory(ROM or RAM) to expansion card, or import the files from expansion card to RAM. The imported files must be in the form of standard PalmOS DB(PRC, PDB or PQA).
You can launch an app from anywhere of the expansion card.
Supports multiple expansion cards. You can copy or move files/directories between different expansion cards of a handheld.
Path-Tree enables you to browse the whole expansion card.
Quick Launch+ list records the favorites/common/latest launched apps. With the help of Quick Launch+ list, you can launch the most used apps quickly and easily.
Quick Launch Anywhere allows you launch your favorite apps from anywhere, even outside ZLauncher.
Fast Find enables you finding out a certain app/DB/file quickly. Type character within the preset interval can highlight the item which matches the inputted string best. During the period of highlight, inputting a linefeed character will launch/open the highlighted item.
You can launch a app by tapping its related DB.
Advanced Information Management:
View the system information in detail. You can know the status of your handheld clearly at anytime.
You also can view the information of app/DB/file or modify its attributes.
Easy Function Extension: Supports file association. By associating DBs/files with a specified app, you can directly open a specified DB/file which isn't an app ( E.g., after installation of ZReaderLite for ZLauncher which is bundled with ZLauncher, you can tap to read the PalmOS format document directly).
You can specify your favorite Doc reader to open standard PalmOS DOC's. The specified app must respond the sysAppLaunchCmdOpenDB launch code to open Docs.
You can specify AcidImage / AcidImage Pro / Rescro Viewer / Splash Photo as the default viewer to open the pictures.
Integrates the Compress/Decompress function of FlyZip.
Supports directly opening HanDBase DBs via HanDBase.
Supports directly opening ISilo documentations via ISilo.
Supports directly opening WordSmith documentations via WordSmith.
Supports directly opening launchable DBs via the responding apps.
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Supported operating systems:
Palm OS 4.x, Palm OS 5.x