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aapt2 | Cheatsheet

AAPT2 (Android Asset Packaging Tool) is a build tool that Android Studio and Android Gradle Plugin use to compile and package your app's resources. AAPT2 parses, indexes, and compiles the resources into a binary format that is optimized for the Android platform


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