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Apktool v2.0.2 has been released! This release contains support for Android Marshmallow (API 23) and includes the updated smali project version 2.0.8.

This release had 22 commits by the following 5 people

  • Connor Tumbleson (iBotPeaches) - 14 commits
  • Ben Gruver (JesusFreke) - 5 commits
  • Peirre-Hugues Husson (phhusson) - 1 commit
  • Andrew Grieve (agrieve) - 1 commit
  • Alex Light (allight) - 1 commit

This release follows Semantic Versioning, so there are no incompatibilities with the previous 2.0.1 release.

Changes since 2.0.1

  • [#1005] Fixed issues with apks that used .9.xml files which improperly triggered 9patch decoder.
  • [#1020] Fixed issues with compressing resources that shouldn't be. (Thanks agrieve)
  • [#1023] Fixed issue with reference attributes being decoded improperly. (Thanks phhusson)
  • [#928] Fixed issue with version qualifiers being added on build.
  • [#999] Added support for Android Marshmallow.
  • Updated smali/baksmali to 2.0.8.
  • libc++ statically included in aapt binary to prevent the need to install it. Thanks a ton to Dees Troy of TWRP for helping with this.

Please make sure to follow these migration instructions from v2.0.1 to v2.0.2.


If this is your first v2.x release. Please read the migration instructions.


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