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Magisk is a suite of open source software for customizing Android, supporting devices higher than Android 5.0.
Here are some feature highlights:

  • MagiskSU: Provide root access for applications
  • Magisk Modules: Modify read-only partitions by installing modules
  • MagiskHide: Hide Magisk from root detections / system integrity checks
  • MagiskBoot: The most complete tool for unpacking and repacking Android boot images


Github is the only source where you can get official Magisk information and downloads.

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Bug Reports

Only bug reports from Canary builds will be accepted.

For installation issues, upload both boot image and install logs.
For Magisk issues, upload boot logcat or dmesg.
For Magisk app crashes, record and upload the logcat when the crash occurs.

Building and Development

  • Magisk builds on any OS Android Studio supports. Install Android Studio and do the initial setups.
  • Clone sources:
    git clone --recurse-submodules
  • Install Python 3.6+ \ (Windows only: select 'Add Python to PATH' in installer, and run
    pip install colorama
    after install)
  • Configure to use the JDK bundled in Android Studio:
    • macOS:
      export JAVA_HOME="/Applications/Android"
    • Linux:
      export PATH="/path/to/androidstudio/jre/bin:$PATH"
    • Windows: Add
      C:\Path\To\Android Studio\jre\bin
      to environment variable
  • Set environment variable
    to the Android SDK folder (can be found in Android Studio settings)
  • Run
    ./ ndk
    to let the script download and install NDK for you
  • To start building, run
    to see your options. \ For each action, use
    to access help (e.g.
    ./ all -h
  • To start development, open the project with Android Studio. The IDE can be used for both app (Kotlin/Java) and native (C++/C) sources.
  • Optionally, set custom configs with
    . A sample
    is provided.
  • To sign APKs and zips with your own private keys, set signing configs in
    . For more info, check Google's Documentation.

Translation Contributions

Default string resources for the Magisk app and its stub APK are located here:

  • app/src/main/res/values/strings.xml
  • stub/src/main/res/values/strings.xml

Translate each and place them in the respective locations (



Magisk, including all git submodules are free software:
you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the
GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation,
either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see http:.

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