A research made by Waseda University, Tokyo (Japan) affirms that Aptoide is the marketplace with the lowest rate of malware. Know more
All major antivirus prove Aptoide is a safe app
VirusTotal aggregates many malware products and scan engines to check for viruses. VirusTotal confirms that Aptoide APK is clean of malware. Know more
Google doesn’t provide any information about the issue
Google Support was asked why Aptoide is flagged as a harmful app. As of now, Aptoide still hasn’t received any response. Know more
Google has already been fined for Android antitrust violations
The European Commission fined Google €4.34 billion for illegal practices regarding Android mobile devices, as a way to strengthen dominance of their search engine by coupling with Google Play Store and other services.
Developers’s position is compromised
The lack of alternative marketplaces to distribute apps forces developers to accept Google’s abusive conditions: a 30% commission for all in-app payments -apps distributed in Aptoide only pay 19%- or, their Publisher Account being closed with no explanations.
Google is being sued in national courts
Even after an injunction filled by Aptoide for Google to stop hiding Aptoide App Store in consumers Android phones, this behaviour is still being detected. Aptoide is now pursuing more effective measures to prevent this.Know more
Spotify reports that it’s mistreated by Apple and in particular by Apple Music, and consequently, has filed an antitrust complaint before the European Commission. Spotify states: “the iPhone maker is harming consumer choice and stifling innovation via the rules it enforces on the App Store."
Google and Amazon made a deal to include YouTube apps on Amazon devices and to bring Amazon's Prime Video service to the Android TV platform. These practices not only limit the options for users but also restricts possibilities for competitors to offer alternative products.