Google’s Android App Store is not the only place where you can get Android applications. So if you want to know, we offer you a selection of the best Android store alternatives. Check them out!
For those who own an Android device may not know that you can install applications not only from the official app store (Google Play) but also by several alternative stores. But the question is: “Why would you need an alternative to Google Play?”. Well there are many reasons but the main one is that you can find all those applications that usually are not accepted in the store of Google. Let’s check them below.
Allow the installation of apps out of the Play Store.
It must be said that some of these stores allow you to download the illegal app also. So, before you download something, you have to be very careful. But apart from this, to install applications that are not on the official store of Google, open the application Settings, then go to Security and check “Unknown sources “.
Some Android store offer totally free content, others offer everything including apps rejected the Google Play … in short there is something for everyone. Here is a list of the best App Store Android alternatives.
Amazon App Store
The name itself “Amazon” requires no explanation. The Android Market provided by Amazon is probably the best alternative to Google play store. Apps are checked and tested by Amazon Therefore, you can trust. It offers special package and gifts. Creating an account is mandatory. It is simple to use.
AppBrain is a powerful alternative that has many interesting features. It can manage the applications installed on the phone to see a list of recommended apps based on the ones already installed, and share them with your friends. In addition, this tool has a better account management than Google Play, showing much more information about each app you have installed.
SlideME offers almost all Google Play applications, but also those who have been rejected by the official Market. This store offers different payment method, including PayPal. It is also easy to filter your research and you will find at your disposal many free emulators, if you are a gaming enthusiast.
F-Droid is an alternative market that brings all those apps that are distributed under FOSS (Free and open-source software license) and therefore the installation is totally legal. Although it does not offer as many applications as Google Play, the selection is good and some applications are very useful.
GetJar is the largest open app store in the world. Currently, the store contains more than 807,547 applications with over 3M downloads daily. All the applications are totally free and legal (but, unfortunately, not all seem to work).
An efficient Android market with division into categories of applications, daily ranking of the app, most downloaded and related applications. AndroLib is very similar to AppBrain. It is very easy to navigate the store.
You know others? If you know other marketplaces for Android do not hesitate to report it with a comment. Thank you.
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