The word “Aptoide” is derived from “Apt” and “oide” where “Apt” means Debian package manager and “oide” is taken from the word – Android. Aptoide is a mobile application which provides a distributed marketplace offering the service in the Android devices. It is used for very same feature like Google Play Store. However, Google Play Store is a centralized store but in Aptoide you can download the various apps from other user stores. Hence, you can refer Aptoide as the non – centralized app store. It uses the XML based open protocol to create an interface between the server and user.
Aptoide was introduced in Bazaar Android site in the year of 2010. It helped the users to have their own store. In the November month of 2011, Aptoide was introduced in Europe. Later on 2012, both Bazaar Android and Aptoide merged together to provide the better service. It was declared to be introduced in Asia in 2015.
Aptoide can be used in all around the world. To make it easily understood by everybody, it started providing the service in seventeen different languages. You should first need to have aptoide installer free download from the internet to use the service. It can be downloaded from the various sites in the internet. However, it is recommended to download from the official site only. It helps you to be prevented from the fake sites. After you have completed downloading the APK file, then you can easily install it in your device. (Note: you cannot install the app from the Google Play Store). You should give permission to install the apps from “Unknown Sources” in your device setting to be to install the app.
Once you have installed the apps successfully, you will be able to use the various features added in this distributed market place. First of all you will have the default store in your apps which contains various apps. You can easily download them. You can also access to the various apps that are available in different other stores. You can add different stores in you Aptoide store by using the URL of the particular store. After adding the store in your default store, it will include the various apps from the added store to your default store. Then you can simply search the app you need and then download it.
In 2011, Aptoide developers’ introduced the app named as the “Aptoide Uploader”. By using the Aptoide Uploader you can upload the various apps in the Aptoide store in your Android. The Aptoide Web service is used by this application for uploading process.
One of the other feature offered by Aptoide is Aptoide Apps Backup. It helps you to store the different apps in in a private store. It also keeps the record of the apps kept as a backup. You can easily manage these apps.
So, if you are looking for the application that helps you to easily browse the different apps in different stores then you need to try this. Aptoide can be downloaded and then installed through the web site – http://m.aptoide.com/installer.