Application HALauncher - Android TV
[Update 2017/04/08] Following command was banned by Google's security update.
$ adb shell pm hide com.google.android.leanbacklauncher
So, if you was using HALauncher as home app by this, maybe OS would be unstable. Sorry.
* Attention * Android TV 7.1.1- has some problems. "Landscape lock" and "Blue Light Filter" are not working fine...
"HALauncher" is a launcher for displaying and opening non-Android TV applications quickly on the Nexus Player, ADT-1, Nvidia Shield and the Razor Forge, Fire TV.
Usually, Android TV's home launcher doesn't show sideloaded apps. By using the "HALauncher", you can display and run apps designed for smartphones and tablets using a 1-click operation.
This launcher is recommended for all users who sideload apps and all apps will be available in the “Apps List” section.
HALauncher was designed using Android 5.0 material Design so it fits right in with the Android TV. It is highly customizable allowing you to change the color scheme, background graphic, icon graphic, add widgets to the home screen and remove the side panel completely to facilitate a cleaner home screen appearance.
HALauncher lets you create shortcuts to applications, webpages, IPTV channels and videos stored on your harddrive by using the “Create Shortcut” feature.
If you sideload apps on any Android TV device, you need HALauncher!
The messages are managed on the following spreadsheet. If you found the incorrect messages, please fix them. I will apply them at the next update.
* You can disable ads for free. Uncheck "Show ads" in [Settings]->[HALauncher Settings].