Given only an APK file, how can I find out the developer of a non-market Android application?
A "non-techy way" would be, given the
package_name, doing a web search on it. Chances are it's available on some store, which then would give you the developer's name.
- unpack the
.apkfile. As that's a
.zipin its structure, unpacking would mean unzipping.
keytoolto view the certificate:
keytool -printcert -file META-INF\CERT.RSA
- in the output, check for the "Owner" and "Issuer" lines.
It isn't really is possible. However there is a workaround. If you have got the
package name of the
apk you can see the developer name. Something like this:
com.google.drive. If you don't know the package name you need to extract the
apk and then the
package name is somewhere in the