Tomek Kondrat · Apr 29, 2014 at 02:00 pm

500 Firepaper Update to V2 Brings Major Overhaul

It’s been a while since we talked about 500 Firepaper. For those who don’t remember, it’s an innovative application that downloads high quality wallpapers of various genres from the popular service 500px. XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire recently announced a major overhaul to version 2.0.

What’s new in 500 Firepaper v2? The changelog is quite long and is covered on his Google+. These new features include a brand new option to pin a wallpaper for 7 days. Additionally, wallpaper history browsing has been refined, and it now supports swiping. The overall layout of the UI has been improved as well.

500 Firepaper v2 also brings the option to use hardware acceleration with live wallpapers. As stated by Chainfire, it’s still experimental and using can result in some serious issues due to some issues in Android itself, which isn’t ready to properly handle the new feature. Finally, some minor fixes were added here and there to make 500 Firepaper even more reliable.

You can find the latest, updated version of the application in the application thread.


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Tomek Kondrat

eagleeyetom is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Tomek is the only Polish moderator on XDA Developers. He graduated from the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn with a degree in journalism and public communication in 2013. He's a big fan of football (not hand egg), post rock and cooking. A total addict of mobile technology, especially Android. Currently flashes dozens of custom ROMs on his OPO. View eagleeyetom's posts and articles here.
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