The latest version of G-Droid shows the apps that recently received a comment on a new panel. A nice way to make your favourite app a bit more visible to other users.

Get the latest version now on or .

When you leave a comment for an app in G-Droid consider using the thumbs up πŸ‘ or thumbs down πŸ‘Ž somewhere in your comment. So you indicate if you'd generally upvote or downvote the app.

Very soon G-Droid will count these thumbs and generate a new metric for the star ratings. So every user can influence the rating with mastodon comments.

As usual: every user is free to ignore the new metric by setting its importance to 0 in the G-Droid settings.

The latest version of G-Droid (v0.10.0) shows all available versions of an app in the repository. It also shows the CHANGELOG of the latest version so you know what's new.

If you discover the latest version of an app not to be working, please consider to leave a comment in G-Droid. That way others know to install an earlier version.

Let me know if it is useful (or not). πŸ––πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘

The current version of G-Droid indicates in a small green text from/to what version an updateable app can be updated. The next version will offer ALL old versions of an app, just as it is in the F-Droid app as well.

G-Droid can now show comments on apps! 😎

Have you also waited to add a review, comment, rating or note to an app in ? Wait no longer! G-Droid has now the ability to show toots as comments. Each app has a special hashtag. Just click on 'Write comment' and add your comment. Let others know what you think about an app. Try it now! ✌️

Privacy and security is equal to Mastodon. πŸ‘οΈ

Sneak preview. goes social. See mastodon toots for each app in G-Droid. Will be released soon. Finally we will have the ability to see reviews/comments for F-Droid apps. 🀩

G-Droid shows now Top Authors.

A Top Author is someone who has more than one Top App. A Top App is an app in the top 20% of all apps by star ratings. Star ratings are different on each device as they change with the settings of the user.

When you spot a Top Author make sure you check more of his/her apps as they might be useful and of good quality. Send Top Authors an email and thank them for their engagement. πŸ’ͺπŸ˜ƒ

Are you also affected by the app currently not working on ? While waiting for a fix it is worth trying an alternative. has an extra tag for YouTube player apps.

I noticed another app is working quite well and could even be a permanent alternative for me. Check it out. 🀩

A nice talk about , some awesome apps and a bit of advertising for in the end. Entirely from the perspective of a user, not a developer. Thanks to the speaker @3rik

media.freifunk.net - F-Droid:Pimp your Android(-fork) with the best Free Software apps

media.freifunk.net/v/35c3oio-7

G-Droid 0.7.0 is now available on . This version shows apps similar to your installed apps and apps you might also like. Give it a try! This is a new experience to browse apps of the F-Droid repository.

Another good thing: it does all these things without stealing your data to analyze it or do any kind of tracking. 😍

G-Droid 0.7.0 has been released. Will be picked up by F-Droid soon. In this version you have to scroll down to update the data, like in the F-Droid app.

The small 'update button' that was in the bottom is now a 'sort-button'. You can sort some views now differently. See attached screenshot.

Having trouble finding the right open source apps? The search function in offers you to 'search harder' and 'even harder' to find more apps of relevance. At the same time you won't be flooded with irrelevant search results when you know the name of the app already. Give it a try. It helps a lot.

New apps have been added to the tags in . Especially the list of web browsers is now quite extensive. You might find some more by clicking them and checking the similar apps.

Check it out.

I love to see M-Droid has been merged into the repository. Unfortunately it has been done one year after the app has been abandoned. πŸ™„ While the idea and the motivation was good, the dev didn't have time any more to continue it. And react prevented other devs to join the project. 😟 @fdroidorg
SkyzohKey/M-Droid

A Material Design client for F-Droid. Built with React Native and love! - SkyzohKey/M-Droid

github.com/SkyzohKey/M-Droid

Two of the new apps in the repository are coming from well known app authors SecUSo and VelbazhdSoftwareLLC. Keep going. Though we need to decentralise the effort (ideally every software dev in the world makes a app) regular developers and groups are the main drivers of FOSS software. Thanks for the effort.

I'm surprised. Seems like 11 new apps have landed the F-Droid repository at once. Thanks to the team at @fdroidorg . I had to open on my tablet to get a screenshot of it. πŸ˜€ The gitlab runner will add the app similarities and the star ratings in the next hours automatically.

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