Tracking app update sizes


Optimizing for app update sizes


Tracking APK and update sizes

Google Play showing update size

APK patch size estimator

python apk_patch_size_estimator.py --old-file old.apk --new-file new.apk
New APK size on disk: 18,271,850 bytes [17.4MB]Estimated download size for new installs:
   Full new APK (gzipped) size: 16,339,603 bytes [15.6MB]Estimated download size for updates from the old APK, using Bsdiff:
   Bsdiff patch (gzipped) size: 2,989,691 bytes [2.85MB]Estimated download size for updates from the old APK,
 using File-by-File:
   File-by-File patch (gzipped) size: 1,912,751 bytes [1.82MB]

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