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The title says it all, the more I do research about piracy and the tools used to crack an app the more I think it is just wasted time.

My biggest threat is that my app is being cracked and uploaded again within minutes after I released it. But I'm not sure how harmful it will be to my revenue, if there even will be revenue. Maybe someone can come up with some experience, it's my first app which I'm going to publish and I have no experience with that. My app is going to be free with ads. I think this is another line of defense because in my opinion, the main focus is on paid Apps due they are not available in a lot of countries..

My current approach is that I will just use proguard not really to make it harder to crack (more likely understand the code), because you don't even need to understand the code if you just simply resign it and upload the same application to the playstore, you will just need to change the package name. My main point of using proguard is just to shrink the app.

Is this a "good" approach?

Conclusion

My conclusion, to don't get in conflict with Q&A Format, after all of this great answeres is not to invest a lot of time in making it as hard as possible to crack my app. For this app, I will just use proguard because of the shrink-effect...

I rather spend more time in SEO and after publishing i will try to give a better support to my users than the pirates will do! ;) I think that is going to make the difference and is one of the best ways to fight them.

Anything else which will happen is additional experience and will or will not change how i publish my apps in the future. Thank you!

The title says it all, the more I do research about piracy and the tools used to crack an app the more I think it is just wasted time.

My biggest threat is that my app is being cracked and uploaded again within minutes after I released it. But I'm not sure how harmful it will be to my revenue, if there even will be revenue. Maybe someone can come up with some experience, it's my first app which I'm going to publish and I have no experience with that. My app is going to be free with ads. I think this is another line of defense because in my opinion, the main focus is on paid Apps due they are not available in a lot of countries..

My current approach is that I will just use proguard not really to make it harder to crack (more likely understand the code), because you don't even need to understand the code if you just simply resign it and upload the same application to the playstore, you will just need to change the package name. My main point of using proguard is just to shrink the app.

Is this a "good" approach?

Conclusion

My conclusion, to don't get in conflict with Q&A Format, after all of this great answeres is not to invest a lot of time in making it as hard as possible to crack my app. For this app, I will just use proguard because of the shrink-effect...

I rather spend more time in SEO and after publishing i will try to give a better support to my users than the pirates will do! ;) I think that is going to make the difference and is one of the best ways to fight them.

Anything else which will happen is additional experience and will or will not change how i publish my apps in the future. Thank you!

The title says it all, the more I do research about piracy and the tools used to crack an app the more I think it is just wasted time.

My biggest threat is that my app is being cracked and uploaded again within minutes after I released it. But I'm not sure how harmful it will be to my revenue, if there even will be revenue. Maybe someone can come up with some experience, it's my first app which I'm going to publish and I have no experience with that. My app is going to be free with ads. I think this is another line of defense because in my opinion, the main focus is on paid Apps due they are not available in a lot of countries..

My current approach is that I will just use proguard not really to make it harder to crack (more likely understand the code), because you don't even need to understand the code if you just simply resign it and upload the same application to the playstore, you will just need to change the package name. My main point of using proguard is just to shrink the app.

Is this a "good" approach?

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The title says it all, the more I do research about piracy and the tools used to crack an app the more I think it is just wasted time.

My biggest threat is that my app is being cracked and uploaded again within minutes after I released it. But I'm not sure how harmful it will be to my revenue, if there even will be revenue. Maybe someone can come up with some experience, it's my first app which I'm going to publish and I have no experience with that. My app is going to be free with ads. I think this is another line of defense because in my opinion, the main focus is on paid Apps due they are not available in a lot of countries..

My current approach is that I will just use proguard not really to make it harder to crack (more likely understand the code), because you don't even need to understand the code if you just simply resign it and upload the same application to the playstore, you will just need to change the package name. My main point of using proguard is just to shrink the app.

Is this a "good" approach?

Conclusion

My conclusion, to don't get in conflict with Q&A Format, after all of this great answeres is not to invest a lot of time in making it as hard as possible to crack my app. For this app, I will just use proGuardproguard because of the shrink-effect...

I rather spend more time in SEO and after publishing i will try to give a better support to my users than the pirates will do! ;) I think that is going to make the difference and is one of the best ways to fight them.

Anything else which will happen is additional experience and will or will not change how i publish my apps in the future. Thank you!

The title says it all, the more I do research about piracy and the tools used to crack an app the more I think it is just wasted time.

My biggest threat is that my app is being cracked and uploaded again within minutes after I released it. But I'm not sure how harmful it will be to my revenue, if there even will be revenue. Maybe someone can come up with some experience, it's my first app which I'm going to publish and I have no experience with that. My app is going to be free with ads. I think this is another line of defense because in my opinion, the main focus is on paid Apps due they are not available in a lot of countries..

My current approach is that I will just use proguard not really to make it harder to crack (more likely understand the code), because you don't even need to understand the code if you just simply resign it and upload the same application to the playstore, you will just need to change the package name. My main point of using proguard is just to shrink the app.

Is this a "good" approach?

Conclusion

My conclusion, to don't get in conflict with Q&A Format, after all of this great answeres is not to invest a lot of time in making it as hard as possible to crack my app. For this app, I will just use proGuard because of the shrink-effect..

I rather spend more time in SEO and after publishing i will try to give a better support to my users than the pirates will do! ;) I think that is going to make the difference and is one of the best ways to fight them.

Anything else which will happen is additional experience and will or will not change how i publish my apps in the future. Thank you!

The title says it all, the more I do research about piracy and the tools used to crack an app the more I think it is just wasted time.

My biggest threat is that my app is being cracked and uploaded again within minutes after I released it. But I'm not sure how harmful it will be to my revenue, if there even will be revenue. Maybe someone can come up with some experience, it's my first app which I'm going to publish and I have no experience with that. My app is going to be free with ads. I think this is another line of defense because in my opinion, the main focus is on paid Apps due they are not available in a lot of countries..

My current approach is that I will just use proguard not really to make it harder to crack (more likely understand the code), because you don't even need to understand the code if you just simply resign it and upload the same application to the playstore, you will just need to change the package name. My main point of using proguard is just to shrink the app.

Is this a "good" approach?

Conclusion

My conclusion, to don't get in conflict with Q&A Format, after all of this great answeres is not to invest a lot of time in making it as hard as possible to crack my app. For this app, I will just use proguard because of the shrink-effect...

I rather spend more time in SEO and after publishing i will try to give a better support to my users than the pirates will do! ;) I think that is going to make the difference and is one of the best ways to fight them.

Anything else which will happen is additional experience and will or will not change how i publish my apps in the future. Thank you!

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