April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
Quickly Sign APKs On Windows
When publishing an app or a custom ROM, you need to sign the .apk or .zip files with a certificate using a private key. The Android system uses the certificate to identify the author of an application and establish a trust relationship between applications.
XDA forum moderator andyharney posted an easy-to-use tool that will take a signed or unsigned .apk and re-sign it, or batch sign all .apk files placed in the input folder. The application includes the tools needed to create your own signature, with all the required Java files so there’s no need for a separate Java installation code.
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Originally posted by andyharney
Having decided to completely rewrite my previous Sign & Aligner tool, I have come to the stage where it is ready for testing.
Version 1.1 Released
Added JDK 7 Install Path To USER PATH – Temporary Change, USER PATH Restored On Closure
Added Detection Of JDK Installation
Sign with Test Keys
Sign with Private Keys
Generate Your Own Private Key
ZipAlign your APKs
You can generate your own set of Private Keys to sign your own APKs. The keys generated are fully compliant with current Android Market requirements.
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