You can easily add any app launcher, so you won't ever again have to swipe through useless apps to find the one you need. You can also rename the launchers as you wish. It is not a real launcher replacing your home screen, just a holder for your favourite apps.

Contains no ads or unnecessary permissions. It is fully opensource, provides customizable colors.

This app is just one piece of a bigger series of apps. You can find the rest of them at
From version Simple App Launcher 5.0.0:
Rewrote item selection under the hood
Increased minimal required Android OS version to 5
(Android 4.1+)
Latest: 4.1.1 on August 13, 2018
(Android 5.0+)
Latest: 5.0.0 on October 17, 2018
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October 17, 2018
August 13, 2018