Need help with android-classyshark?
Click the “chat” button below for chat support from the developer who created it, or find similar developers for support.

About the developer

6.9K Stars 858 Forks Apache License 2.0 610 Commits 36 Opened issues


Android and Java bytecode viewer

Services available


Need anything else?

Contributors list



alt text

ClassyShark is a standalone binary inspection tool for Android developers. It can reliably browse any Android executable and show important info such as class interfaces and members, dex counts and dependencies. ClassyShark supports multiple formats including libraries (.dex, .aar, .so), executables (.apk, .jar, .class) and all Android binary XMLs: AndroidManifest, resources, layouts etc.

Useful links


To run, grab the latest JAR and run

java -jar ClassyShark.jar

Export data in text format

  • Exporter
  • API finder :construction: work in progress


  1. Clone the repo
  2. Open in your favorite IDE/editor
  3. Build options:

Arch Linux

If you're running Arch Linux you can install the latest prebuilt jar from the AUR.



If you've found an error, please file an issue:

Patches are encouraged, and may be submitted by forking this project and submitting a pull request through GitHub.


Copyright 2020 Google, Inc.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.

We use cookies. If you continue to browse the site, you agree to the use of cookies. For more information on our use of cookies please see our Privacy Policy.