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This is Accrescent

A novel Android app store focused on security, privacy, and usability.


Accrescent is a private and secure Android app store built with modern features in mind. It aims to provide a developer-friendly platform and pleasant user experience while enforcing modern security and privacy practices and offering robust validity guarantees for installed apps.


  • App signing key pinning: first-time app installs are verified so you don't have to TOFU.
  • Signed repository metadata: repository contents are protected against malicious tampering.
  • Automatic, unattended, unprivileged updates (Android 12+): updates are handled seamlessly without relying on privileged OS integration.
  • Designed for split APKs: downloaded APKs are optimized for your device to save bandwidth.
  • No remote APK signing: developers are in full control of their app signing keys.
  • No account required: users don't need an account to install apps, improving privacy.

For more details, check out the features page.


Accrescent currently runs on Android 10 and up.

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Accrescent has multiple community chat rooms on Matrix and Twitter and Mastodon accounts for announcements. All source code is published on GitHub.


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