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Screen in the app to show and download APKs from github releases. #1520
Feature request/ idea
Currently, F-Droid takes too long to update its repo with the latest version of the app. Also, there must be users who don't have/ want F-Droid installed but still want to track the latest version of NewPipe.
For these users and to counter the slowness of F-Droid APK updates, I suggest that we have an inbuilt system in the app which shows and notifies the availability of the latest APKs. We can use the Releases API to get the latest info from github itself.
I'm willing to take up this task if the general idea is approved.
@TobiGr The API you mentioned does not provide link to download the release APK.
My idea is to provide a functionality to notify the user about a new APK availability and then let the user download it from within the NewPipe app. I, personally, would like this way of updating the app because I find that F-Froid is not quick enough to make the latest APK available for download.