Former Writer · Aug 3, 2012 at 04:30 pm

Large Update to Virtuous Ten Studio Adds Support for Stubborn Sense Files

Earlier, we brought you news of Virtuous Ten Studio. The application brings an all-in-one approach to modifying various files, including apk, jar, and other framework files. It also features the ability to edit Smali code and also includes a number of handy learning tools. Virtuous Ten Studio has released a big update recently, and now the application is capable of supporting M10 files.

For those who are unaware, XDA Forum Member and Recognized Developer Diamondback, developer of VTS, explains exactly what M10 files are:

Without an editor for these files, you can’t port Sense to devices with a different resolution and more advanced mods are not possible.
M10 files are responsible for the most part of apps like Rosie (the sense launcher), the lockscreen or the worldclock.

So, VTS recently got support for m10 files (especially the newer Sense 4 ones, they were not decodable at all before) and according to users it seems to be stable.

So, as Diamondback explains, M10 files are essential for the porting and proper modding of Sense files. Particularly, Sense 4.0 files and future versions of Sense. Along with the treasure trove of modification tools already in VTS, being the only application capable of editing M10 gives the application a unique placement in Android development.

For more info on M10 files and Virtuous Ten Studios, check out the original thread.


_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
TAGS:
Emil Kako · Jan 31, 2015 at 02:59 pm · 1 comment

Do You Prefer Physical or on Screen Buttons?

More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.

DISCUSS
Pulser_G2 · Jan 31, 2015 at 02:08 pm · no comments

New AOSP Branch Details Potential Build System Upgrades?

While there are frequent unexplained changes and pushes to Google's AOSP repositories, an interesting-looking new branch has been pushed out recently, called "master-soong". Taking a look at the changes made to the manifest repository (which is used to specify the repositories to be downloaded when building Android), it appears there are some new repositories making an appearance. Of note here are new prebuilt repositories for Go, and Ninja. Go is a programming language, created by Google, which compiles to produce...

XDA NEWS
GermainZ · Jan 30, 2015 at 09:29 pm · 1 comment

Send Links to Any Nearby Device with CaastMe

There already are many solutions on the Google Play store if you want to send a link to one of your devices -- but what if you wanted to do it quickly without having to install any software or logging in to a website on the recipient end? Most apps require you to do either or both, which can be a hassle (or even a security risk) in some cases. Luckily, XDA Forum Member wyemun has developed CaastMe. Inspired by...

XDA NEWS