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bundletool

Command-line tool to manipulate Android Application Bundles. More information: https://developer.android.com/studio/command-line/bundletool.

  • Display help for a subcommand:

bundletool help {{subcommand}}

  • Generate APKs from an application bundle (prompts for keystore password):

bundletool build-apks --bundle={{path/to/bundle.aab}} --ks={{path/to/key.keystore}} --ks-key-alias={{key_alias}} --output={{path/to/file.apks}}

  • Generate APKs from an application bundle giving the keystore password:

bundletool build-apks --bundle={{path/to/bundle.aab}} --ks={{path/to/key.keystore}} --ks-key-alias={{key_alias}} –ks-pass={{pass:the_password}} --output={{path/to/file.apks}}

  • Generate APKs including only one single APK for universal usage:

bundletool build-apks --bundle={{path/to/bundle.aab}} --mode={{universal}} --ks={{path/to/key.keystore}} --ks-key-alias={{key_alias}} --output={{path/to/file.apks}}

  • Install the right combination of APKs to an emulator or device:

bundletool install-apks --apks={{path/to/file.apks}}

  • Estimate the download size of an application:

bundletool get-size total --apks={{path/to/file.apks}}

  • Generate a device specification JSON file for an emulator or device:

bundletool get-device-spec --output={{path/to/file.json}}

  • Verify a bundle and display detailed information about it:

bundletool validate --bundle={{path/to/bundle.aab}}