This is an alpha release of an
assemblies.blob AssemblyStore parser written in Python. The tool is capable of unpack and repackaging
assemblies.manifest Xamarin files from an APK.
Run the installer script:
You can then use the tool by calling
I recommend using the tool in conjunction with
apktool. The following commands can be used to unpack an APK and unpack the Xamarin DLLs:
apktool d yourapp.apk
pyxamstore unpack -d yourapp/unknown/assemblies/
Assemblies that are detected as compressed with LZ4 will be automatically decompressed in the extraction process.
If you want to make changes to the DLLs within the AssemblyStore, you can use
pyxamstore along with the
assemblies.json generated during the unpack to create a new
assemblies.blob file(s). The following command from the directory where your
assemblies.json file exists:
From here you’ll need to copy the new manifest and blobs as well as repackage/sign the APK.
Additional file format details can be found on my personal website.
- Python3 support (working on it!)
- DLLs that have debug/config data associated with them