Adhrit - Android APK Reversing And Analysis Tool That Can Help Secuity Researchers And CTF Enthusiasts Alike

Adhrit is an open source Android APK reversing and analysis tool that can help security researchers and CTF enthusiasts alike. The tool is an effort to cut down on the amount of time spent on reversing and basic reconnaissance of Android applications. The project is still under progress and will continually incorporate features with time.

  • Extracts the apk contents.
  • Disassembles native libraries
  • Extracts jar out of dex.
  • Extracts source code in Java.
  • Extracts source code in Smali.
  • Recompiles smali into APK
  • Signs the APK
  • Checks for bytecode injection points.
  • Analyzes permissions used by the application.
  • Dumps the Manifest.
  • Dumps the certificate details.
  • Checks for malware footprints in the VirusTotal database.

  • Linux or MAC
  • Java JDK

  1. Dowload the zip or clone the package and extract the tool ( git clone https://github.com/abhi-r3v0/Adhrit.git ).
  2. Place the application in the tool directory.
  3. Open a terminal and cd into the directory.
  4. Run python installer.py for installing the necessary tools.
  5. Use python adhrit.py -h for usage help.
Example: python adhrit.py -a my_app.apk


  1. Filenames with two '.' may give an error. Please rename the apk in such cases. For example, if your file name is my.app.apk, rename it to myapp.apk

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