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Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Sep 9, 2018
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ApkTool Review

ApkTool is a free and open source apk builder app filed under programming software and made available by Brut for Windows.

The review for ApkTool has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below.

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ApkTool has been picked by our editors as excellent.
ApkTool has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested ApkTool 2.3.4 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

Publisher's Description

A tool for decoding Android APK apps:

ApkTool is a tool for reverse engineering 3rd party, closed, binary Android apps. It can decode resources to nearly original form and rebuild them after making some modifications; it makes possible to debug smali code step by step. Also it makes working with app easier because of project-like files structure and automation of some repetitive tasks like building APK, etc.

JRE 1.7 (Java Runtime Environment) is required.

ApkTool features and highlights:
  • Decoding resources to nearly original form (including resources.arsc, XMLs and 9.png files) and rebuilding them
  • SmaliDebugging
  • Helping with some repetitive tasks

ApkTool is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from programming software without restrictions. ApkTool 2.3.4 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This apk builder software is filed under:
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  • Freeware Programming Software
  • Open source and GPL software
  • Major release: ApkTool 2.3

Compatibility with this apk builder software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Brut.

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