device_apps 1.0.4
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Plugin to get the list of applications installed on the device (Android only)

Flutter Device apps plugin #

Plugin to get the list of installed applications (iOS is not supported yet).

Getting Started #

First, you have to import the package in your dart files with:

import 'package:device_apps/device_apps.dart';

List of installed applications #

To get the list of the apps installed on the device:

List<Application> apps = await DeviceApps.getInstalledApplications();

You can filter system apps if necessary. Note: The list of apps is not ordered!

Get apps with launch intent #

You can now get only those apps with launch intent by using the following option. Also add includeSystemApps option to get all the apps that have launch intent.

// Returns a list of only those apps that have launch intent
List<Application> apps = await DeviceApps.getInstalledApplications(onlyAppsWithLaunchIntent: true, includeSystemApps: true)

Get an application #

To get a specific app by package name:

Application app = await DeviceApps.getApp('com.frandroid.app');

Check if an application is installed #

To check if an app is installed (via its package name):

bool isInstalled = await DeviceApps.isAppInstalled('com.frandroid.app');

Open an application #

To open an application

DeviceApps.openApp('com.frandroid.app');

Displaying app icon #

When calling the getInstalledApplications() or getApp() methods, you can ask for the icon. To display the image, just call:

Image.memory(app.icon);
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Plugin to get the list of applications installed on the device (Android only)

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