Multifl0w, a task-switcher for jailbroken iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches has been redesigned to support iPad running iOS 3.2 and iPhone on iOS 4. Multifl0w 2.0 now with expose like interface, lets you switch between applications running in background and is said to be much easier, faster, and more intuitive and uses very less memory.
Multifl0w multitasking app displays upto 9 applications preview that are running in background in a sleek interface with the thumbnails of the applications on-screen, for easy and quick task switching. You just need to shake your iPhone and then tap (or double-tap) on the thumbnail to switch to that application.
The tabs are re-arrangeable, just drag and drop! In iOS4, Multifl0w can work alongside or totally replace Apple’s task switcher! In order to use Multifl0w 2.0 on iOS 3.1.X, make sure to install the Backgrounder app. Notably, on iOS4, Backgrounder enables more customization so you can get the multitasking style you want.
Multifl0w – Expose-like multitasking on iOS4 and iPad – Video in Action
How to install Multifl0w on iPad and iPhone
Step 1: Jailbreak your iPhone, ipod Touch or iPad
To get awesome Exposé-Style task management with Multifl0w 2.0 you need to have a jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. If you haven’t upgraded to iOS 4.0.2 on your iPhone or 3.2.2 on your iPad, then jailbreaking with JailbreakMe is darn simple. You can follow our guide to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with JailbreakMe.
Step 2: Purchase Multifl0w app via Cydia to install it
Multifl0w multitasking app is available on Cydia for $4.99 and is fully compatible with iOS 3.1.x, iOS 3.2.x and iOS 4.x. After purchasing just install it.
Once Multifl0w is installed, when an app is running, just hold down the iPhone button for a few seconds to send it to the background. Doing that brings up the home screen, and a second app can be launched. This can be done for as multiple apps, as long as it does not stress the iPhone too much.
Multifl0w was originally a cards-style interface like on Palm’s WebOS, but Multifl0w 2.0 is an Expose-like interface. To switch to a new app in a cards style interface then three things needed to be done: Open, then swipe, and then tap. That’s it!