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APK Studio
APK Studio

Open-source, cross platform Qt based IDE for reverse-engineering Android application packages. It features a friendly IDE-like layout including code editor with syntax highlighting support for *.smali code files.


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If you are just willing to quickly decompile an Android app, you can make use of DeAPK - Online APK Decompiler which lets you decompile an Android app using apktool and jadx.


  • Cross platform, run on Linux, Mac OS X & Windows
  • Decompile/recompile/sign & install APKs
  • Built-in code editor (*.java; *.smali; *.xml; *.yml) w/ syntax highlighting
  • Built-in viewer for image (*.gif; *.jpg; *.jpeg; *.png) files
  • Built-in hex editor for binary files


Please head over to Releases page for downloading. Important: Make sure to have JAVA_HOME environment variable pointing to a valid java installation for jadx to be able to run.


Information on building from source is provided in the Wiki.


Note: If you encounter any problems, make sure to check Console output at the bottom of the IDE to get the output of command which was actually executed by program. Report any issues related to APK Studio here on Github. Please note, an issue with apktool is not an issue with APK Studio. Please verify the context of issue before opening a ticket.


Same as apktool, APK Studio is neither intended for piracy nor other non-legal uses. It could be used for localizing, adding some features or support for custom platforms, analyzing applications & much more.

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