Pangu Alternatives

    Pangu is described as 'Team has released the iOS 8 jailbreak app for Windows and Mac' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Pangu for Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is 3uTools, which is free. Other great apps like Pangu are checkra1n (Free), Animate (Free), Absinthe (Free) and sn0wbreeze (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 14, 2021

    1. 3uTools is the most efficient iOS file and data management tool for Apple users. 3uTools provides one-click downloads for iOS users with free genuine iOS apps, popular games, free ringtones, and HD wallpapers.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      • Linux
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Jailbreak for iPhone 5s through iPhone X, iOS 12.0 and up.
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    2. Animate allows you to use an animation as the boot logo of your jailbroken iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. Animated boot logos are stored in /Library/BootLogos/ of the root file system of your iPhone, iPod, or iPad.
      • FreeProprietary
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      Absinthe is a tool by the makers of greenpois0n that provides an untethered jailbreak on iOS 5.1.1, for the following devices: - iPad 1, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad2,4 - iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S - iPod touch 3rd generation, iPod touch 4th generation

      Discontinued

      Old jailbreaking method. The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.0.4, released on 2012, can be still downloaded from iPhonehacks.com

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      sn0wbreeze is an advanced jailbreaking tool that lets you build a custom IPSW ("iPhone software") file. It allows you to jailbreak your iPod or iPhone, so that it can run apps unapproved by Apple.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed. Download is available at ih8sn0w.com

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      PwnageTool is an advanced jailbreaking application by the iPhone Dev Team for Mac OS X. It can build a pre-jailbroken .ipsw ("iPhone software") file with apps and anything else pre-loaded, so that you can run apps without the approval of Apple.

      Discontinued

      Last update appears to be from 4 years ago: http://blog.iphone-dev.org/tagged/PwnageTool

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      (This is an OUTDATED jailbreaking method.)

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      Greenpois0n performs an untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.2 on the iPhone 4/3GS, iPod touch 2G/3G/4G, iPad, and Apple TV 2, allowing them to run apps unapproved by Apple. It uses the limera1n exploit by geohot.

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      Old jailbreaking method. The official website is no longer available. The source code is available on GitHub.

      • FreeProprietary
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      (This is an OUTDATED jailbreaking method.) Spirit is a simple, untethered jailbreak for all iDevices (including the iPad!) up to 3.1.3/3.2 firmware.

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      This is an OUTDATED jailbreaking method.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      limera1n, by geohot, will perform an untethered jailbreak for your iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 3G, iPad, iPhone 4, or iPod Touch 4G, allowing it to run apps not approved by Apple. limera1n will also hacktivate an unactivated iPhone if needed, and supports iOS 4.0 to 4.2.
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