M-Droid

Unofficial Material Designed client for F-Droid

This is M-Droid, a drop-in replacement for the F-Droid client. It provides the same features but in a Material Design way that is both nice to see and easy to use.

This project started because I hate the new F-Droid UI while still loving the actual software. And as I like React-Native, this is a good project for me.

=== Features ===

MDroid attempts to mimic F-Droid features as much as possible, in a Material design fashion. Here's a (not ordered) list of actual MDroid's features:

  • Clean UI following the Material Design specifications
  • Fetching multiple repositories
  • Curated main screen showing somes apps from each categories
  • View app's details
  • Download and install any app from repositories
  • Search for apps (fuzzy search, super fast)
  • Manage (add, edit, delete) your repositories

=== How it works ===

Basically you add your repositories of choice (along with the F-Droid, F-Droid Archive & Guardian ones) then the client will send some GET requests to actually get the content of the https://${repoBaseUrl}/index.xml file who's contains the repo.

Then it parse that file by converting the XML to JSON format, for better code efficiency. Cache the parsed stuffs and display the informations in a great way for the user.

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Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 5.4 (54) - Added on 2019-01-15

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 8.5 MiB PGP Signature