dex2jar contains following compment

  1. dex-reader is designed to read the Dalvik Executable (.dex/.odex) format. It has a light weight API similar with ASM. An example here
  2. dex-translator is designed to do the convert job. It reads the dex instruction to dex-ir format, after some optimize, convert to ASM format.
  3. dex-ir used by dex-translator, is designed to represent the dex instruction
  4. dex-tools tools to work with .class files. here are examples:
  5. d2j-smali [To be published] disassemble dex to smali files and assemble dex from smali files. different implementation to smali/baksmali, same syntax, but we support escape in type desc “Lcom/dex2jar\t\u1234;”
  6. dex-writer [To be published] write dex same way as dex-reader.