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AltStore Alternatives

AltStore is described as 'A home for apps that push the boundaries of iOS. No jailbreak required' and is a App Store in the online services category. There are more than 10 alternatives to AltStore for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, iPad, Online / Web-based, Android and Windows. The best alternative is F-Droid, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like AltStore are Apple App Store, Cydia, IzzyOnDroid and AppCake.

AltStore alternatives are mainly App Stores but may also be App Discovery Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of AltStore.
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A home for apps that push the boundaries of iOS. No jailbreak required.

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  1. F-Droid icon

    F-Droid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    The F-Droid Repository is an easily-installable catalogue of free and open source apps for Android. With F-Droid, it's easy to browse and install apps on your device, and keep track of updates.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedF-Droid is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeF-Droid doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in F-Droid without registration.
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  2. Apple App Store icon

    Apple App Store

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari

    The App Store lets you discover hundreds of thousands of applications that you can download for your iOS device. Browse the App Store for games and apps for business, entertainment, and more.

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    AltStore is a alternative app store, while the App Store is... well, an app store that isn't alternative.

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  3. Cydia is a Debian APT package manager that lets you download tweaks and apps that haven't been approved by Apple for your jailbroken iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, via repositories.

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    Discontinued

    On December 13, 2018 Saurik has announced that the Cydia Store is shut down because of a bug with Paypal and lack of funds. He recommends to remove the saved Paypal info from the Cydia account and assures the users that he intends to maintain the ability to download existing packages. https://www.reddit.com/r/jailbreak/comments/a5wfq9/news_andrew_wiik_recommend_that_everyone_removes/ebpur5a/?context=1

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    Cydia isn’t a way to resign revoked applications. The purpose of it is completely different.

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  4. IzzyOnDroid icon

    IzzyOnDroid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android

    This is an F-Droid style repository for Android apps, provided by IzzyOnDroid. Applications in this repository are official binaries built by the original application developers, taken from their resp. repositories (mostly Github).

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedIzzyOnDroid is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  5. AppValley icon

    AppValley

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    AppValley allows you to browse through apps of various categories. The apps which you can’t download from Apple Store can be downloaded from AppValley. In fact, AppValley even allows you to have the modified (or tweaked/hacked) version of the app that you want to download.

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    TweakBox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    TweakBox is a 3rd Party App Installer that lets you enjoy your favorite apps with a twist.

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  7. BuildStore icon

    BuildStore

    • iPhone

    Builds.io is the independent store for iOS apps. Install apps without Jailbreak and Cydia

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    iNoJB

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    iNoJB, formerly known as "iNoCydia", is a Cydia alternative made by Colton, It has many tweaks as well as apps from the Emu4iOS Store that require no Jailbreak or PC to install. As of version 2.

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    Bundleware

    It contains several ads and phishing links too

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  9. iOS Haven icon

    iOS Haven

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Listing of iOS tweaked apps and games. They offer tools to get started, links you should visit, and hundreds of popular apps ready for download or direct install.

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    Apps, Games, Shortcuts, Themes, Blog, Jailbreaks, and more.
  10. Tutubox iOS icon

    Tutubox iOS

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Tutubox is a third-party app store for iOS that is available for free download. If you are finding a way to install tweaked apps, jailbreak tools, modded apps and games, and other third-party apps that are not available on iTunes, Tutubox iOS is the best solution for you.

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