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Registered: ‎05-02-2011
My Device: Playbook and Torch

Introducing the Good e-Reader APK to BAR Convertor

Hey everyone! I am not sure you all are aware of what we're doing or not, but we have created a BB10 and QNX App Store with over 3,400 Apps. You have to sideload them all in with DDPB or the Chrome Plugin, but we have video tutorials and written guides to assist you all. We have been running it for the last year and a half (ever since the Android Runtime 2.0 update on the Playbook)


You can check it out at http://apps.goodereader.com


We have also just rolled out a new online APK to BAR Convertor. It allows you to upload an APK and automatically convert it to a BAR File. Just upload and we do the rest. http://apps.goodereader.com/apk-2-bar/


I will be checking back this post and i'll answer any questions.

Check out our blog at http://goodereader.com/blog/
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Re: Introducing the Good e-Reader APK to BAR Convertor

Hi there!


I love the idea of your site and the service of converting APK's to BAR files. But, for one that I specifically desire, there seems to be an error -- HootSuite


If I search from your apk-2-bar site, it shows as available, but when I try to then download it, the result is a "404". If I upload the APK file (which I have), it seems to process properly, but clicking the resulting "Download" link results in the same "404" error.


Other apps that you list on your apk-2-bar page likewise come up with this same "404" error. Instagram, Chrome, and several others all result in this error when clicked from your apk-2-bar page.


My main desire is for Hootsuite



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Registered: ‎05-01-2013
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Re: Introducing the Good e-Reader APK to BAR Convertor

Hi goodreader,

Your tool was the best. However, recently after recovering from server down, it seems to have some issues.
If i increase the Android app version, then i still can convert, but cannot deploy to device. If i keep the same app version (but app actually changes), then somehow the tool returns me the same app.

Can you please check it ? Thanks.