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

Release notes

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.
4.1.1 Jun 10, 2017
  • Catch up with Google’s latest changes to the login process.
  • Fixed a display problem with apps requesting permissions not containing a dot character.
4.1.0 Apr 14, 2017
  • Reworked app importing: Raccoon is now able to scan a directory tree for candidates.
  • Added –gpa-search (developer only)
  • Don’t choke when downloading an APK without an icon
  • No longer delete app/profile association after changing the account’s password.
  • Allow non-premium users to setup a new profile after deleting their current one.
  • Vastly improved ADB file transfer speed
  • Various GUI tweaks
  • Explain premium features in the Help menu
  • Friendlier formatting in the shoutbox
  • Caught up with Google’s latest change for communicating search results, which gives special treatment to popular apps
  • “VIP apps” now open directly in the details view when being searched for
  • Preparations for accepting more forms of payment (other than Paypal)
  • Lots of internal restructuring and cleanup
4.0.2 Feb 16, 2017
  • Renamed the “QR tool” to “QR Code Generator”.
  • Made the layout of the shoutbox more readable.
  • Disable the “Help|Unlock features” menu entry if there’s nothing to do there.
  • Various clarifications in how things are phrased.
  • Minor code cleanup
  • FIXED: In special cases, the setup wizard would get stuck, only displaying “1” below the progress bar.
4.0.1 Jan 25, 2017
  • Gave the desktop icon a transparent background on MS Windows.
  • Made the tooltip on the rating panel more explicit
  • Allow copy&paste for the app description
  • Moved the download button below the app description to make more for the install count.
  • Mimic a more recent device by default.
  • Adaptations to a change in the login process.
4.0.0 Sep 28, 2015

Complete rewrite