Sunday 11 November 2012

Custom Firmware: All RM's - Nokia 5800, 5530, 523x, X6 -Katalyst^2

Nokia 5800, 5530, 523x, X6 - All RM - Katalyst^2

Credits: shadowninty, deathgoddg, anshmiester78900, iwalkwithshadow, adhir_g2007, srgudhka & all my other friends

Don't forget to see how much free RAM i got after a little experimenting in the screenshots. Maximum amout of RAM anyone achieved till now on a 523x. M way ahead of my competitors here.


Katalyst^2 changelog

List of modifications

Boot Modifications
Now get the freedom to choose your own Bootscreen(s). Unlike other CFWs, in Katalyst^2 you get 2 different Boot animations & sounds
Just select your boot animation(s) & sound(s). Place them in E:\Boot\ (automatically created by the FW). Rename them as-

First boot animation file - startup.gif
First boot sound file - startup.mp3
Second boot animation file - startup 2.gif
Second boot sound file - startup 2.mp3

Katalyst is the most flexible CFW in terms of Homescreens. You get to choose your own homescreens yourself (Not only just OraTsu like other CFWs, but also Orange Tornado & Vodafone HS)
There are 2 variants of the FW. One is the 8HS variant (No flash HS to avoid bugs) & the other one is the 9 HS variant (With flash HS) for those who can live with the Flash HS bugs.

These homescreens are provided with the FW-
Contacts Bar
Full page
Navigation bar
Shortcuts bar

Here are some links for HS threads (Orange Tornado & Vodafone). Choose whichever you like.
Collection of OraTsu homescreens
Collection of Vodafone homescreens by ravish_919

In the 9HS variant, you get samsung widget HS (Flash HS) without the samsung bottom bar. You can manually add/remove it anytime you want by simply placing this samsungtoolbar.mif in E:\resource\apps

I've tried to make Katalyst^2 like a universal FW. So nothing useless added. Users get to choose what they want to add to their phones. Nothing useless added

Conversations (Integrated in messaging UI & hidden from menu)
New fileBrowser
BTswitch (Hidden)
Music player controls (Hidden)

Auto-installer not added. You can install it manually (It's a free app available on thinkchange's website)

Original c6 theme added
Only one theme added as i wanted to keep the CFW clean to give the users the choice for their own personalization

Graphical Modifications

Theme Effects: Speed Type 2 by Joker with Super Turbo Manifest
User Interface highly accelerated to give you a blazing fast phone
Reduced effects complexity which should result in a speed increase
User Interface and Games framerate increased from 22 to 30 fps
Blazing fast screen rotation
Polished the UI for heavy usage
You can now play games better
Kinetic scrolling made extreemly smooth
Kinetic scrolling removed from short lists to make it even faster
Blue curve menu busy circle
My own digital menu mod used
Default Fonts Used

Performance Modifications
CPU load decreased
RAM Cache in C:\ for best performance (This is the default configuration)
Zero start up of background applications
The FW prevent applications (Calender, Clock, Logs) from going in background automatically after you close them. But Contacts & messaging will still remain in background after you close them to ensure the best speed while using them.
New CPU settings to boost performance
Increased Heap Size further to boost up performance
System cache increased
Battery Optimised (to get the best out of your battery)

Media Modifications
Gallery Browsing Speed Increased.
Gallery will not search the folder "E:\Wallpapers\" (and it also won't search E:\boot\)

Music Player
Music Player Reads only E:\Music\
Music player speed highly accelerated
Music Player response highly increased (Instantly pauses/plays on clicking the buttons)
Music Player will Refresh even faster

Camera won't eat RAM after being closed
Camera capture tone 3 changed, Now you'll get N8's camera capture tone when you select camera capture tone 3
To silence the camera capture tone, select camera capture tone 4.

Web Browser
Default Web Browser Cache increased to 10 MB and moved to E:\
"Rotate" Option in Browser

File Manager
Nokia default file browser can send sisx, sis, jar and any protected items via bluetooth, mms and uploads
Nokia default file browser will show system folders and root folder (Just enable ReadCroot.rmp Patch)

Misc. Modifications
Bluetooth name changed to Katalyst^2
Call volume changed to maximum by default
Default profile name changed from General to Katalyst^2
FOTA disabled to gain extra 5 MBs in C:\
Lock/Unlock vibration removed to gain even more battery life
Delivery Reports turned on by default
Character encoding set to full support by default
Now you can record up to 12 Hours
"In call timer" ON by default
Voice Recording quality improved
Tacticle Vibration Feedback turned OFF in "Katalyst^2" profile by default
Light sensor settings changed
Default screen brightness set to 50% by default


Downloads section


8HS - RM-356 | RM-427 | RM-428 | RM-504 | RM-551 | RM-559 | RM-588 | RM-593 | RM-594 | RM-625 | RM-629

9HS - RM-356 | RM-427 | RM-428 | RM-504 | RM-551 | RM-559 | RM-588 | RM-593 | RM-594 | RM-625 | RM-629

Usage Instructions
Use my ROFS3 & UDA with the original ROFS2 (Rename them as your original ROFS3 & UDA)
No need to hard-reset your phone after flashing like other CFWs. Just use your phone after flashing normally
Flash your phone with K^2 & feel the speed yourself.

Thank You Guys... Happy Flashing...

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