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Developers - repack your APK files to Windows EXEs [Beta 1]

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Hot on the heels of my installAPK utility to let you install APKs from your Windows desktop, I now have another neat trick... which allows developers to distribute APKs as Windows EXE files instead.

What do I need?

NSIS install system - http://nsis.sourceforge.net

APK2EXE (my suite) - http://shortun.com/3q

Your APK

What does the end user need?

The end user needs their device attached to their PC, with the appropriate drivers installed (which they can grab from http://android.modaco.com/usbdrivers).

How do I use it?

Follow these steps to create your executable!
  • Extract APK2EXE to a new directory
  • Add your APK to the directory
  • Doubleclick APK2EXE.NSI and edit the 3 lines containing information about your application.



  • Right click the NSI file, and select 'Compile NSIS Script' - this will create your install EXE





  • Test your installer!

Done!

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2nd June 2009, 12:11 PM |#2  
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Demo - FBook repack - http://shortun.com/3r







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2nd June 2009, 08:07 PM |#3  
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i dont think any of the links are working...
16th June 2009, 05:37 PM |#4  
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Maybe i'm getting/doing something wrong???

I get this window when i try and install the .apk
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11th July 2009, 05:45 PM |#5  
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if anybody has the bettercut apk would mind sendding it to me illrific@gmail.com if possible
19th July 2009, 02:37 AM |#6  
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this looks promissing i will tab this for future use
2nd November 2016, 04:27 PM |#7  
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This link is not working. Send me a mirror.
PS: I found another converter herelayabledownloads.com/exetoapk

Download the files and mail them to this email if you can:trungit291004@gmail.com

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26th September 2017, 06:14 AM |#8  
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All links broken
If you still have the files please send them to this email address.
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