Cydia Impactor is a GUI software tool that allows you to download third party apps (APK packages) to allow you more freedom on your mobile device. It works like a boot manager. Essentially, it allows you to get apps and jailbreak your mobile device. This allows you to download apps that may not necessarily be allowed. It lets you sideload unofficial games, apps, and tweaks easily. This is great for those that want more freedom and creativity with their device. It was created by Saurik, also known as Jay Freeman, famous for creating Cydia and IOS. and it is in the latest version: 0.9.38. This newer version has many advantages. This is very useful if you want to sell your device but still keep it jailbroken.
To use: Download the latest version from the site. Then, locate the installer and open it. Locate the .APK file that you want to download. Then, open the Cydia Impactor. Then click the APK and drag it into your Cydia Impactor. It is more stable than previous builds. It is also available on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux. It also has app signing.
This version includes fixes for crashes when signing very large binaries.
This software is great for those that want more freedom using their mobile device.
The software will not ask for any permissions, because it can execute directly without using an operating system. Additionally, you can click to make it check for updates automatically if you wish. Do not run this tool as an administrator if you are using Windows 10. When operating as an admin it may struggle to drag and drop IPA/APK files.
Occasionally, you will get a Windows platforms error display of CPP:158. If you receive this error then remove the Cydia Impactor and redownload onto the windows platform.