Downloads of v 2.3.4:


Last Update:

06 Sep 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Ryszard Wiśniewski


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2.3.4 | Updated: 06 Sep 2018



Downloads of v 2.3.4:



Software Author(s):

  • Ryszard Wiśniewski

Apktool 2.3.4

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


To install Apktool, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Apktool, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Apktool, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade apktool -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade apktool -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure apktool installed
    name: apktool
    state: present
    version: 2.3.4
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'apktool' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.3.4'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: apktool,
    Version: 2.3.4,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller apktool
   Name     = 'apktool'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.3.4'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'apktool':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.3.4',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install apktool version="2.3.4" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 17 May 2020.


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$packageName = 'apktool'
$url = ''
$checksum = '758b1bd58f9c9dd5ca85258d31c75f32e5878a502e3d75c66f3bfacf74b9dc1d'
$checksumType = 'sha256'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$installFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "apktool.jar"

Get-ChocolateyWebFile -PackageName "$packageName" `
                      -FileFullPath "$installFile" `
                      -Url "$url" `
                      -Checksum "$checksum" `
                      -ChecksumType "$checksumType"

Write-Verbose "Create batch to start jar executable"
$installBat = Join-Path -Path $toolsDir `
                        -ChildPath "apktool.bat"
if (!(Test-Path $installBat)) {
Write-Verbose "Source:"
'@echo off
if "%PATH_BASE%" == "" set PATH_BASE=%PATH%
java -jar -Duser.language=en "%~dp0\apktool.jar" %1 %2 %3 %4 %5 %6 %7 %8 %9' | 
Out-File -FilePath $installBat `
         -Encoding ASCII
Install-BinFile -Name $packageName -Path $installBat
$packageName = 'apktool'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$installBat = Join-Path -Path $toolsDir `
                        -ChildPath "apktool.bat"
Uninstall-BinFile -Name $packageName -Path $installBat

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Apktool 2.3.2 710 Saturday, April 7, 2018 Approved
Apktool 2.3.1 529 Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Approved
Apktool 2.3.0 519 Thursday, September 21, 2017 Approved
Apktool 2.2.4 356 Saturday, July 29, 2017 Approved
Apktool 2.2.3 332 Monday, July 17, 2017 Approved
Apktool 2.2.2 644 Monday, January 23, 2017 Approved
Apktool 2.2.1 448 Thursday, October 20, 2016 Approved
Apktool 2.1.1 376 Saturday, May 14, 2016 Approved
apktool 1.5.2 1113 Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Unknown



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