There are many benefits of installing custom ROM on your device. You will get a fresh and brand new interface on your device and the way you want it. As the name suggests you can customize custom ROM the way you wants it.
Your phone’s battery performance also gets better after installing any custom ROM on it. This battery improvement sometimes will get better than the stock ROM that came pre-installed with your phone.
Your phone will get improved on the level of performance and more RAM you will get so your phone will do multitasking seamlessly without any lag.
“No Pain No Gain!!” This phrase suits best for custom ROM installing, to install a custom ROM on your device you have to root your device first and need a custom recovery installed on your phone. Rooting your phone will voids your phone’s warranty. So install any custom ROM on your device at your own risk.
1. Candy 5 ROM:
First ROM in our list is Cyanogen Mod 12 based Candy 5 custom ROM. This custom ROM is Android 5.0 themed and have stock Android 5.0 Lollipop interface.
Some features of this ROM are Candy interface, customizable status bar, and 360 degree display rotation (I don’t know how it’s a “feature”).
2. Demon Dust Custom ROM:
As the name suggests this ROM is a demon and a mixture of Android 4.4 KitKat with some Android 5.0 Lollipop features and interface. If you are looking for a simple yet good-looking custom ROM then try this one.
Some good features of this custom ROM is Android 5.0 Lollipop interface with 4 inbuilt themes, Omni swipe pre-installed and all the bloat wares are removed.
3. PAC Man custom ROM:
This custom ROM will give you features of three custom ROMs – Paranoid Android, AOSP (Android Open Source Project) and over beloved CyanogenMod ROM. PAC Man is highly customizable ROM so you should try this ROM once.
Features of this ROM consists of Android 4.4 KitKat themed, multi window, status bar themes and lots more customization options.
4. crDroid Custom ROM:
crDroid custom ROM is the simplest custom ROM ever made for any Android device, this custom ROM is Android 4.4 KitKat themed and have some PA features prebuilt in it.
Some cool features are: dynamic system bars, heads up notifications (Android 5.0 lollipop like notifications), RAM bar in recent app screen and much more.
5. NuSense Six ROM:
If you want a custom ROM and wants to stick with the stock HTC interface (Sense UI) then you should try this ROM on your phone. This Rom will give you a blend of HTC Sense 6 UI and material design.
This Rom is based on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop and will give you some features of it also. Download it if you are a HTC sense UI lover.
6. Liquid Smooth Custom ROM:
If you are a pro gamer and want some free RAM to run some high-end games on your phone then you should try this ROM once on your HTC One Max. I’m sure you’ll love this.
The main feature of this custom ROM is that this is the lightest ROM available on internet, that’s it!
7. Super ROM KK 4.4.4 custom ROM;
One more custom ROM with HTC sense 6 UI with blink feed but based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat to give it more stability. You can install this ROM if you want to stick with the HTC Sense UI.
Features includes the HTC interface, Sense 6 Eye experience and some hardware fixes.
8. Boyppc custom ROM:
Boyppc custom ROM is based on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop and have some features of it in this custom ROM. You will get some good experience with this custom ROM.
Some features of this ROM is HTC Sense 7 UI with blink feed, custom boot animation and removed bloatware.
9. Sky Dragon Max V2.0:
Sky dragon v2.0 custom ROM is a fast and clean ROM for your HTC One Max. This ROM has so much features like this ROM is pre rooted, Advanced Power Menu, Zip aligned, deodexed and more customization options.
10. Virtuous One max custom ROM:
This custom ROM is the best for you if you want HTC user interface with latest Android version. This custom ROM also have OTA updates available so if any new version will release in future you will get it through OTA updates.
Some features are: fast and light, heavily optimized for performance and xposed framework pre-installed.
11. Adrenaline ROM
The Adrenaline custom ROM is one of the favorites among many. The only reason it’s so far down our list is because the ROM is based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat and when of writing this guide, that’s far behind the current Android 5.0 Lollipop and the Android M Developer Preview.
So, in the end I want to say that if you really want to install a custom ROM on your phone then you will surely pick one of these listed above. All the custom ROMs are tested and optimized for better performance.
You can install the Download Google apps zip after flashing your ROM file from inside the custom recovery of your choice. That way you end up with the stock Google Apps on your new custom ROM.