gef VS Apktool

Compare gef vs Apktool and see what are their differences.

gef

GEF (GDB Enhanced Features) - a modern experience for GDB with advanced debugging features for exploit developers & reverse engineers (by hugsy)

Apktool

A tool for reverse engineering Android apk files (by iBotPeaches)
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gef Apktool
5 39
4,647 14,232
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9.0 7.8
1 day ago about 1 month ago
Python Java
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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gef

Posts with mentions or reviews of gef. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-21.

Apktool

Posts with mentions or reviews of Apktool. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-15.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing gef and Apktool you can also consider the following projects:

pwndbg - Exploit Development and Reverse Engineering with GDB Made Easy

jadx - Dex to Java decompiler

Uber Apk Signer - A cli tool that helps signing and zip aligning single or multiple Android application packages (APKs) with either debug or provided release certificates. It supports v1, v2 and v3 Android signing scheme has an embedded debug keystore and auto verifies after signing.

radare2 - UNIX-like reverse engineering framework and command-line toolset [Moved to: https://github.com/radareorg/radare2]

dex2jar - Tools to work with android .dex and java .class files

gdb-dashboard - Modular visual interface for GDB in Python

Ghidra-Cpp-Class-Analyzer - Ghidra C++ Class and Run Time Type Information Analyzer

bettercap - The Swiss Army knife for 802.11, BLE, IPv4 and IPv6 networks reconnaissance and MITM attacks.

androguard - Reverse engineering, Malware and goodware analysis of Android applications ... and more (ninja !)

AppManager - A full-featured package manager and viewer for Android

binwalk - Firmware Analysis Tool [Moved to: https://github.com/ReFirmLabs/binwalk]

apk-mitm - 🤖 A CLI application that automatically prepares Android APK files for HTTPS inspection