A Windows shell extension supporting icon for files of
- .apk (android package)
- .ipa (iOS app package)
- .appx .appxbundle (Windows phone 8.1/10 app package, .xap is not supported)
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- Display app icon in Windows
®️File Explorer with best resolution. DOES NOT work with other file manager due to .NET restriction
- Customize-able Info-Tip for showing package information.
- Context menu for batch renaming, use customize-able patterns.
- Go to app store from context menu.
- Auto-check new version.
- Show overlay icon for different type of apps.
- Support multiple languages: Thanks to contributors on https://crowdin.com/project/apkshellext
- Adaptive-icon support (Beta)
- protobuf support
- support .NET 4.0??
- QR code to download to phone
- Hook up adb function with namespace extension.
- drag-drop to install / uninstall to phone
Wiki for how to build from source codeCheck
|SharpShell||Shell extension library|
|SharpZip||Zip function implementation in C#|
|Iteedee.ApkReader||the original APK reader, not in use currently|
|PlistCS||iOS plist file reader|
|PNGDecrush||PNG decrush lib|
|Ionic.Zlib||Another Zip implementation, used by PNGDecrush|
|QRCoder||QR code generator|
|Ultimate Social||A free icon set for social medias|
|SVG||SVG format renderer|
|WebP-Wrapper||WebP format renderer|
|Thanasis Georgiou||Project web page|
Originally this project hosted on GoogleCode, now moved to Github and fully re-writen with a native apk reader. The active developing code is on ApkShellext2 branch. The obsolete code is on master branch