APKLab: Android Reverse-Engineering Workbench for VS Code

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APKLab


The ultimate Android RE experience right inside your VS Code.

APKLab seamlessly integrates the best open-source tools: Quark-Engine, Apktool, Jadx, uber-apk-signer, apk-mitm and more
to the excellent VS Code so you can focus on app analysis and get it done without leaving the IDE.

Features

  • Decode all the resources from an APK
  • Disassemble the APK to Dalvik bytecode aka Smali
  • Decompile the APK to Java source
  • Malware Analysis using Quark-Engine
  • Initialize project directory as Git repo
  • Analyze & Hack effectively with feature-rich VS Code
  • Apply MITM patch for HTTPS inspection
  • Build an APK from Smali and resources
  • Rebuild an APK in Debug mode for dynamic analysis
  • Sign the APK seamlessly during the build
  • Install the APK directly from VS Code
  • Support for Apktool-style projects ( apktool.yml )
  • Support for most Apktool CLI arguments
  • Android resource frameworks management (Coming soon!)
  • Support for user-provided keystore for APK signing
  • Download and configure missing dependencies
  • Excellent Smali language support with Smalise
  • Supports Linux, Windows, and Mac

Getting Started


Open APK or Apktool project
  • Open the Command Palette (Ctrl+Shift+P) APKLab: Open an APK
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  • Or Just open an existing Apktool project folder

Apply MITM patch
  • Right-Click on or inside apktool.yml file APKLab: Prepare for HTTPS inspection
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ReBuild and Sign APK
  • Right-Click on .apk file (in dist directory) APKLab: Install the APK
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Install APK to device
  • Right-Click on .apk file (in dist directory) APKLab: Install the APK
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Clean ApkTool frameworks dir
  • Open the Command Palette (Ctrl+Shift+P) APKLab: Empty ApkTool Framework Dir

Requirements

  • JDK 8+
Run java -version in your Shell, if not found, download from here.
  • adb
Run adb devices in your Shell, if not found, check this guide.
  • quark-engine >=21.01.6 (for malware analysis)
Run quark in your Shell, if not found, check official docs.


Known Issues

Contribution Guide

For bug reports, feature requests or simply discussing an idea, please open an issue here. PRs are always welcome.

Source Code


Credits

 
 
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