apkingo is a tool written in Go to get detailed information about an apk file. apkingo will explore the given file to get details on the apk, such as package name, target SDK, permissions, metadata, certificate serial and issuer. The tool will also retrieve information about the specified apk from the Play Store, and (if valid API keys are provided) from Koodous and VirusTotal.
You can can download apkingo from the Releases section or compile it from the source by downloading the repository, navigating into the
apkingo directory and building the project with
make apkingo. This will create a
build folder, containing the resulting executable.
You can run apkingo with the following flags:
-apkto specify the path to the apk file (required)
-jsonto specify the path of the json file where the results will be exported
-vtto specify VirusTotal API key (required for VirusTotal analysis)
-kto specify Koodous API key (required for Koodous analysis)
apkingo -apk snapseed.apk -json snapseed_analysis.json
apkingo analyzing snapseed:
apkingo analyzing F-Droid:
apkingo analyzing an Android malware (I had to cut the screenshot on the permissions section):
Here is the full list of information which apkingo can retrieve: