Documentation/Maemo 5 Final SDK/Discover Maemo 5 SDK


Panorama Desktop

  • Four virtual desktops or home screens
  • Personalize each of the desktops to your content
  • Slide through them with the click and drag gesture of the mouse

Multi Tasking

  • No longer view one application at a time.
  • Active thumbnail view of all open applications.
  • A button click to switch between open applications.

Home Widgets

Web Browser

  • Full screen, 800X480 resolution
  • Advanced interactive mode
  • Recent browser history as thumbnails
  • Mozilla browser engine
  • Browser interface API (Debian Package:tablet-browser-interface)



  • Smooth integration with VOIP and IM contacts
  • Address Book API (LINK)
  • Tutorial


  • Manage events
  • Create multiple calendars
  • Calendar interface API (LINK)



  • View images
  • Simple edit functions
  • Create new sharing plugins
  • Sharing Tutorial
  • Sharing plugin API (LINK)

Application Manager

  • Manage application catalogues
  • Download new applications
  • Update or remove installed applications

Media Player

File Manager

  • Manage files and folders
  • File Management APIs (LINK)
  • Example code

Virtual Keyboard

  • Ability to use virtual finger keyboard instead of hardware keys.
  • Example code


  • Console terminal