Third-party launchers are a great option if you want to customize the look and feel of Android. Nova Launcher is one of the more well-known options, and it has released a new update for its version 6.0 beta.
Beta 2 doesn't really add anything but it does offer bug fixes which might have arrived with the introduction of beta 1. Nova Launcher version 6.0-beta1, was released towards the beginning of the week, offering new features and settings options. You can check out the full list down below.
- Improved Settings menu layout: Dock options are now part of Desktop, more intuitive settings hierarchy, etc.
- Nova Settings are now searchable for faster parsing.
- More Adaptive Icon options available, including a new customizable shape.
- Option to automatically match folder and app drawer icon size to desktop.
- New window styles in folders: choose from windowed or immersive modes.
- Folder background shapes now share the same options as adaptive icons: Round, Squircle, etc.
- App drawer search bar can now be stylized like on the desktop.
- Search bar provider can now be set to Google or Nova Settings by default.
- Added vertical or horizontal scrolling options for folders.
- Icon resizing no longer requires Nova Prime (but you should probably buy it anyway).
If you want to mess around with the beta version, you'll have to opt-in, by registering on the developer's website. Once registered, you'll be able to download the latest beta version from the Google Play Store or if you want, you can download the APK directly.
Source: Cliff Wade (Google+)