A tool to work with android .dex and java .class files
dex2jar is comprised of four parts:
· dex-reader is designed to read the Dalvik Executable (.dex/.odex) format. It has a light weight API similar with ASM. An example here
· dex-translator is designed to do the convert job. It reads the dex instruction to dex-ir format, after some optimize, convert to ASM format.
· dex-ir used by dex-translator, is designed to represent the dex instruction
· dex-tools tools to work with .class files.
dex2jar is cross-platform and it works on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.
Detailed instructions on how to install and use the dex2jar utility on your Mac are available HERE.