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    Fossdroid is described as 'The project's aim is to promote free and open source software on the Android platform. Fossdroid takes its data from F-Droid, but organizes apps in an attractive, Google Play-like arrangement with the ability to view apps by popularity' and is a popular App Store in the online services category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Fossdroid, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Android, Android Tablet, F-Droid and Kindle Fire. The best alternative is F-Droid, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Fossdroid are Aurora Store, Google Play Store, Aptoide and APKPure.

    Fossdroid is mainly a App Store but alternatives to it may also be App Discovery Services or Software Installers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Fossdroid.
    This page was last updated May 20, 2022
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    The project's aim is to promote free and open source software on the Android platform. Fossdroid takes its data from...
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    1. 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.
      F-Droid vs Fossdroid opinions
      Almost everyone thinks F-Droid is a great alternative to Fossdroid.
      I intend to use both and ditch Google Play. These 2 aren't really alternatives (I hope) but rather an excellent pair to replace Google's monopoly-like position and lack of privacy.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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    2. Aurora Store is an unofficial, FOSS client to Google's Play Store with an elegant design. Not only does Aurora Store download, update, and search for apps like the Play Store, it also empowers the user with new features.


    3. Google Play (formerly the Android Market) is an online store by Google for Android devices. Browse and search for apps, books, and movie rentals from your web browser or Android device.
    4. Aptoide is a distributed marketplace for mobile applications which runs on the Android operating system. In Aptoide, unlike the default Google Play Store, there is not a unique and centralized store but each user manages their own store.
    5. APKPure is a totally free APK downloader for Android phone and tablet. Download apk directly from Android market even without Google play store account.
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      Very much like Google Play Store only better! It works when others don't. Has full app integration and updates.
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      Aurora Droid is an unofficial, FOSS client to FDroid and FDroid-compatible repositories with an elegant design. Not only does Aurora Store download, update, and search for apps like the Official FDroid client, it also empowers the user with new features.
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      An alternative client app to browse the F-Droid repository.
    6. In an effort to make things easy, and maybe even fun, AndroidPolice.com created APK Mirror. Over the past several months, they've been working to build a smooth, reliable, trust-worthy site to host the downloads users love.
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      AppBrain is a website which makes sense out of the high number of apps available in the Google Play Store.
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      Unofficial F-Droid client with Material UI. This app is an Direct Adaptation/Modification of Foxy-Droid.
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