Odin is described as 'can be used to flash a Custom Recovery firmware image to a Samsung Android device'. There are five alternatives to Odin for Android, Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Heimdall, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Odin are ROM Manager (Freemium), ROM Toolbox (Freemium), Xiaomitool (Free) and Mobile ODIN (Paid).
- Mobile ODIN is the on-device firmware flasher of choice. Just throw those firmware files on your (internal or external) SD card, start Mobile ODIN and flash away. View 5 alternatives to Mobile ODIN
New updates have stopped, replaced by free app Flashfire. See update release date (May 1, 2014) in Play Store listing.