Apktool, celebre utility multipiattaforma che permette di decodificare, scompattare, modificare e poi ricompilare file apk

Realizzato da iBotPeaches di XDA è stato da poco rilasciato un nuovo aggiornamento per ApkTool che lo porta alla versione 1.5.1 introducendo il supporto ad Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Ecco le caratteristiche dell’aggiornamento:

  • Android 4.2 support
  • Added -a / -aapt command on rebuild to specify location of aapt
  • Updated unit tests for 4.2 support
  • Closed file-handler when writing frameworks to file system.
  • Updated to Gradle 1.3
  • Properly deleted tmp files after building apk (issue #365)
  • Added support for renamed packages via –renamed-manifest-package (issue #252)
  • Option to specify framework folder (issue #175)
  • Prevents removal of configChanges in AndroidManifest (issue #304)
  • Updated snakeyaml to 1.11 to fix “unacceptable character” errors. (issue #360)
  • Updated smali/baksmali to v1.4.1
  • Fixed reference-array problem (pull request #53)
  • Fixed bad spacing issue on Mac OS X (pull request #49)
  • Removed maven in favor of gradle
  • Removed Maven REPOs that were used if local projects didn’t exist.
  • Merged brut.j.dir,brut.j.common,brut.j.util & brut.apktool.smali (Fork of JesusFreke’s smali) into one repo.
  • Fix –verbose mode to actually work
  • Added SDK API 17 framework

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