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Version 4.8: New app, Floating Buddies and many improvements

Working hard on the next version, we haven’t published blog posts for some time. Don’t worry, we are going to fix this now as there is a lot to introduce in the version 4.8. There is a new app called Clipboard that is useful for managing your copy-paste actions There is a new feature called…
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Floating Buddy

Version 4.8: Floating Buddy is here!

Floating Buddy is a little friend or an assistant. It’s always here on your screen prepared to entertain you as well as help you with multitasking on your Android. In fact, he’s a fun alternative to the floating icon or the floating menu. Do you see that lovely tarantula in the middle of the display?…
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The free-form mode on Android 9

The free-form mode on Android Pie – the difference

Note: This post describes how the free-form mode works on unmodified Android from Google. It can work differently on your device based on its vendor. I would expect Samsung to alter the free-form mode in the same way as they always do. From the Beta releases of Android Pie, it looked like the free-form mode is not going…
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Floating Apps backup

Version 4.8: New backup system with cloud support

The old backup system was marked as Beta all the time. It wasn’t perfect and there were some problematic parts related mainly to the synchronize feature. Everything would be easier if Android doesn’t prevent apps from setting timestamps for files. Also, using it to store data in the cloud wasn’t comfortable enough and there were…
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Floating File ManagerHowever, this is not enough! It doesn't grant permission to access the added storage with the standard file access. You must switch to the newly added storage. Open the floating File Manager and tap the cog icon in the panel header. As you can see, there are two options to access the same data. In the red rectangle, it's standard file system access way. In the green rectangle, there is our newly added storage. There is a difference between them - for the standard file access way, a red icon signalizing that the storage is read-only is shown. 

How to use external SD cards, USB disks and Dropbox

There is a bit of confusion about how to access external SD card. It’s visible and accessible by default, but since Floating Apps uses standard file system mechanism for accessing it, it’s read-only. For apps like Image Viewer, Music Player or Document Viewer, it’s not a problem as read-only access is good enough. For the…
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Floating Apps - Dropbox and clouds

Version 4.7: Access files on SD cards, USB disks and Dropbox

Floating Apps 4.7 comes with the rewritten system for accessing files. It’s a vast change that counts for many endless days and nights full of coding and testing. It’s a change that spans the whole app and changes tens of files of the source code. And it’s also a change that brings fantastic new possibilities – to…
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Transparency of floating windows

How to change transparency of floating windows?

Sometimes, it’s useful to make the window semi-transparent and see through it. It comes handy when watching YouTube or videos while playing games. You don’t need to tap anywhere on the screen, but you need to see some critical information that would be hidden under the window otherwise. Good news! It’s possible for the very…
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Version 4.5.4: Minor bug fixes and improvements

Version 4.5.4: Minor bug fixes and improvements

We’re working on new features, but it takes a lot of time and so there is minor maintenance version 4.5.4 that fixes many smaller bugs and brings some important improvements. Apart from many bug fixes, the floating browser receives minor improvements, from which full session restoring (including back/forward list) is the most notable one. Very…
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Getting started using Floating Menu

Getting started using Floating Menu

Floating Apps has been developed to make multitasking easier and convenient. The app offers an exciting feature, called ‘Floating Menu’. It allows you to use the floating features without opening the application every time. By default, the menu can be opened by swiping from left most of the screen to right. It mainly consists of…
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Version 4.5: No borders mode, configurable shortcut, improved floating menu and more...

Version 4.5: No borders mode, configurable shortcut, improved floating menu and more…

  The new version 4.5 is here!   No borders mode! As an addition to normal windows and minimized borders, there is a new option called “No borders” allowing to completely disable the window’s title bar. When the window is active, there is a small control panel shown so basic actions (moving, minimizing, closing, the window…
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