Cydia Replacement Installer 5 – Coming Soon
We are hearing much about the Cydia alternative because Cydia is not supporting the latest iOS versions especially iOS 11 jailbreak. Installer 5 is one of those projects which has managed to make space in the jailbreak community. On one hand, some individuals believe it can step into the footsteps of Cydia due to the fact that Cydia hasn’t been put through an update for a long while.
However, there’s also the obvious issue that most of the important tweaks and packages need Substrate to be installed and working on the device, which is still yet to be updated with iOS 11 compatibility and it seems highly unlikely that the Installer 5 team will have an alternative to this.
Saurik has updated that he is working on Cydia 11 and its substrate to work with iOS 11 jailbreak. After which Installer team has also started giving update to keep the community awake. Here is latest from Installer team, which came from Dennis Bednarz, also confirms that Installer 5 is being developed in separate parts:
The UI and the actual black magic code in #installer5 are developed separately for now so developers can optimize their time and so designers can do the same. We will have a working UI “prototype“ in the coming days where people will be able to install a dummy app to test the UX
This release of a prototype is useful for developer as well to grasp the inputs and improvement opportunities. We shall keep you informed once we see the real breakthrough in the achievement of iOS 11 jailbreak with working Cydia or Installer 5 app store.
The announcement of Installer 5 update is not telling when the prototype version of the tool will actually be released but the suggestion of the “coming days” would lead us to believe that we should definitely expect a version during next week. As always, we will let you know as soon as it’s available. Stay tuned.