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Plug-in and command-line tools

You have two options for repackaging tools. You can use either:

Both repackaging tool options above provide you with a similar set of features and functionality.

System requirements

Before you proceed, review the following system requirements to make sure you have the minimum hardware and software components needed to repackage your APK files as BAR files.




Memory: 4 GB RAM or more

Monitor resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher

Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon 2 GHz (or faster)

1 GB (or more) available hard disk space


Eclipse version 4.2.2 (Cocoa 32 for Mac OS X)

BlackBerry Plug-in for Android Development Tool 1.6.2

Android SDK tools 22.0.5

Android 4.2.2 platform API 17 (10.2)

Android 2.3.3 (BlackBerry 10.0 and 10.1)

Java Runtime Environment 1.7

Java SE JDK v7.0

Operating system

Windows 7, or Windows 8

Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8, or Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9

Linux Ubuntu 14.04

Virtual environment

VMware Player to run the BlackBerry 10 Device Simulator on Windows

VMware Fusion to run the BlackBerry 10 Device Simulator on Mac OS

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