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Free Apple App Store Alternatives

The best free alternative to Apple App Store is Cydia, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Apple App Store and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Apple App Store are iNoJB, AppCake, Product Hunt and App 704.

Apple App Store alternatives are mainly App Stores but may also be App Discovery Services or Similar Search Engines. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Apple App Store.
This page was last updated Mar 15, 2022
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  1. 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.

    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

    Cydia vs Apple App Store opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Cydia is a great alternative to Apple App Store.

    This is not really for apps, it is more for tweaks to your device, but does not provide many actual apps.

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    brandonc

    the user can add and remove sources (repositories) to check for apps

    Positive comment over 4 years ago
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    Cydia is iOS alternative cuz when you jailbreak your iOS you will have cydia

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  2. iNoJB

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    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.

    Bundleware

    It contains several ads and phishing links too

    Almost everyone thinks iNoJB is a great alternative to Apple App Store.


  3. Product Hunt

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    Product Hunt is a curation of the best new products, every day. Discover the latest mobile apps, websites, and technology products that everyone's talking about.

    Product Hunt vs Apple App Store opinions
    Some users think Product Hunt is a great alternative to Apple App Store, some don't.
    jakeyounglol

    this has nothing to do with the app store

    Negative comment 10 months ago
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    This has nothing to do with the App Store, because it is not for downloading apps.

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    While the Apple App Store is a distribution platform for iOS Product Hunt is a generic website to hype any kind of stuff.

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  4. App 704

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    We want you to find the greatest apps available in the App Store and other markets. In the easiest, cheapest and most entertaining way. Enjoy.

    Almost everyone thinks App 704 is a great alternative to Apple App Store.
  5. SimilarSites

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    Easily find more sites like those you like. Similar Sites helps you find related sites and alternatives based on community recommendations and computer analysis.



  6. Its main sections are Windows, Mac, Mac PPC, Linux, Games, Handheld (mobile software), Drivers, Mobile, Webscripts, and News. It also covers technology, science, health and entertainment topics from both external and in-house sources, and it provides software and game reviews.

  7. GetJar

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    Discover and play paid apps and games for free.

    Most users think GetJar is a great alternative to Apple App Store.
  8. AppAgg

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    A web based Application Aggregator. Support all major platforms: Android, iOS, macOS, Windows, Steam, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo.

  9. AltStore

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    A home for apps that push the boundaries of iOS. No jailbreak required.

  10. AppRecs

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    The iOS and Android app search engine that can filter out fake reviews, alert you about price drops, and give you app recommendations based on your favorites.

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