AndroidDownload APKTool 2.4 to Decode Android Apps

Download APKTool 2.4 to Decode Android Apps

ApkTool is one of the best free and open-source reverse engineering tools for Android. ApkTool is used by developers and themers to decompile and modify the APKs without needing the source code. The developers of ApkTool recently update it to version 2.4 which brings lots of bug fixes and changes. Download APKTool 2.4 to Decode Android Apps from below.

ApkTool displays the structure of folders where you can make some modifications and you can rebuild the apk files using custom code. It makes possible to debug smali code step by step and also includes debugging features to see where there are bugs in the code.

It is NOT intended for piracy and other non-legal uses. It could be used for localizing, adding some features or support for custom platforms and other GOOD purposes.

APKTool Version 2.4 Changelog

  • Updated baksmali/smali to v2.2.6
  • Fixed issue with new restriction with non-empty ids.xml file. (Thanks gino247)
  • Fixed issue with PlatformBuildVersion properties changing to unexpected values. (Thanks gino247)
  • Fixed issue with pending v5 Gradle upgrade, by taking point release v4.10.2. (Thanks Frieder Blumle)
  • Added no-crunch support via new parameters – -nc | –no-crunch. (Thanks Novex)
  • Added automatic tests on Windows environment.
  • Fixed issue when decoding .xsd files between aapt1/aapt2.
  • Fixed issue with decoding applications with a malformed chunk header. (Thanks sebras)
  • Fixed issue with Mac scripts stealing focus.
  • Fixed issue with array resource bag items having wrong type. (Thanks vbarthel-fr)
  • Updated baksmali/smali to v2.2.6
  • Fixed issue with 9patch images missing vertical or horizontal divs. (Thanks IgorEisberg)
  • Fixed issue with resolving references to non-standard framework files. (Thanks IgorEisberg)
  • Fixed issue with resolving SDK Version Codes that were references. (Thanks IgorEisberg)
  • Added 32bit binaries for unix and win for aapt1/aapt2.
  • Added ability for api-level to be passed to smali. (Thanks IgorEisberg)

Download APKTool 2.4 to Decode Android Apps

How to Install ApkTool on Windows, Mac, and Linux

Using ApkTool on Windows, Mac, and Linux is very easy. All you need a latest Java, a jar file and an apk on your system. Developers of ApkTool officially provide an installation guide which you can check from below.

Wrapping Up:

If you are a developer or a themer and want to decompile an app, then better Download ApkTool 2.4 version. It’s the newest version with lots of new features and fixes. For any queries comment below.


Sumit Bahl
Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and Tech, his favorite past time is playing video games and binge-watching TV Series.


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