Raccoon is open source software, licensed under the terms of the Apache License version 2.

Release notes

4.2.4 May 8, 2018
  • Updated the windows launcher (should no longer cause trouble on 64 bit windows with 32 bit Java)
  • Added a few clarifications in the gui.
4.2.3 Mar 21, 2018

No longer show 3 broken buttons on some app searches.

4.2.2 Mar 20, 2018

Changed the device, Raccoon mimics as by default, to a Samsung Galaxy S8.

4.2.1 Jan 22, 2018
  • Don’t download the latest version of an app over and over again, if old versions are kept.
  • Don’t choke during update if Play returns app details that were not requested.
  • Don’t choke during update if the database contains an incomplete record for an app.
4.2.0 Jan 2, 2018

Return of the commandline! Raccoon v4.2 is a feature release, reintroducing the ability to download and update apps from the commandline. Please note that GUI and CLI mode are mutually exclusive and cannot be run concurrently (only one process can open the database at any given time). Please also note that the CLI is intented for “expert use only”!

4.1.6 Oct 27, 2017

App search showed “no results” when trying to search with an expired or otherwise invalid session. Raccoon now automatically reconnects if possible or prompts the user to run the setup wizard again.

4.1.5 Oct 7, 2017
  • App browser was not updating the list of apps after deleting an app from the local repository without a restart.
  • Apps declaring permissions with really long names (>255 characters) could not be downloaded. Bumped the limit up to 8kb.
  • Switched to sans serif fonts in the sidebar.
  • Added pre v4.1.3 backwards compatibility to be safe.
  • Phrasing changes
4.1.4 Sep 7, 2017

Follow up bugfix to 4.1.3.

4.1.3 Sep 6, 2017

Google broke things. Apps can now be downloaded again.

4.1.2 Jun 22, 2017
  • The File|Import apps dialog gets no longer squashed after closing and reopening the window
  • Apps can now manually be renamed in the App Details dialog (this is a workaround in case Raccoon extracts the app’s name from the APK file in the wrong language).
  • Added tooltips to the buttons in the File|Import apps dialog.
  • No longer hang when importing an APK file from the local filesystem that does not contain an icon.