Cyanogen Mod 7 Based on Gingerbread is Now Available


The latest version of CyanogenMod is now available for download from their website. CM7 is based on the 2.3.3 (Gingerbread) release of Android from Google and is available for over 30 devices.

Here is a list of the improved features over stock 2.3.3 Gingerbread Android.


Android version: 2.3.3
Kernel with CFS
Root access
BusyBox tools
Reboot menu – options to perform a reboot, reboot into recovery, or reboot into bootloader
Input settings – Haptic feedback adjustments, trackball wake, menu unlock, music controls on lock screen
Performance settings – surface dithering, JIT, VM heap size, and lock messaging in memory

User Interface

ADW Launcher
Theming capabilities via ADW and built in XML theming
Status bar customizations: Battery percentage display, custom colors, show/hide clock
Custom Dialer (list differences)
Customizable homescreen Power Widget
Customizable Notification Power Widget
Custom timeouts for “screen off” and “lock device”
Custom CyanogenMod boot animation
Custom CMWallpapers
RenderFX color filter/overlay


OpenVPN support
Support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB tethering
Large APN list
Enable Bluetooth in Airplane mode

Audio Enhancements

Sound settings – Ability to always play notifications, ringtones, and alarms on speaker; specific volume levels; volume during music; and quiet hours
DSP Equalizer
FLAC support
Custom Music Player
gesture based navigation
5 widgets sizes with playback controls
Better UI on the “Now Playing” page
FM radio support for select devices

Camera and Camcorder Enhancements

Expanded settings
Camcorder continuous autofocus
Camcorder zoom while recording (along with other settings; NOT during 720p)
Dual camera support
Camera/camcorder continuous autofocus
Camera Settings sliders

Browser Enhancements

Browser Incognito mode

International Support

languages supported: Arabic, etc.
RTL scripts

Trackball Enhancements

colored notifications per app: blend or cycle colors from different notification types

If you are wondering where CM7 is for your Motorola Droid the following message was posted on their forums.
Most of the other devices are getting CM7.0.0 stable, which will naturally lead countless of you to ask 'where's CM7 for Droid?'..... well don't
As it stands, the Droid still has lingering issues preventing us from releasing something we want labelled as 'Stable' (namely, tether, data and cam).
Till those are fixed, there will not be a Stable Droid CM7.
Please don't post new threads or bicker over why your device was left out. Droid support isn't dropped, its just your ROM simply isn't ready.


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