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. If you would like to submit a review of this software download, we welcome your input and encourage you to submit us something!
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.Features and highlights
ApkTool is licensed as freeware for the 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).
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. This download is distributed as apktool_2.3.4.jar.
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.