For the many users of jailbroken iPhones, iPads or any other iDevices out there, Installous probably has been the most used platform to download third party applications. Unfortunately, Installous has been closed, and people are trying to find new alternatives.

Here are 4 substitutes which you can use:

AppCake is the most popular Cydia tweak out there and probably the most similar to Installous. You need to install AppSync first in order for it to work. Follow the steps below if you want to install it.

1.Open Cydia

2.Go to Manage > Sources > Add

3.Now type in http://cydia.iphonecake.com

4.Now Search for AppCake and install it.

vShare is very similar to Installous as well, and it allows you to install apps very easily. However, you need to install AppSync first by adding this repo http://repocydia.com .

If you want AppCake download, follow these easy steps:

1.First you have to download AppSync by opening Cydia.

2.Now go to Manage > Sources > Edit > Add

3.Then type in repo.appvv.com

4.Now search AppSync which has the same version as your iDevice and install it.

5.Search for vShare on Cydia and install it.

AppCake 1

IPAStore is another alternative in which you can browse,download and install your apps. This one will need AppSync as well. The apps in IPAStore are categorized so you will be able to find them a lot easier. You can easily know which are the featured apps or find information about new updates.

Lastly, iFanbux, which can be very useful if you want to transfer data from your iDevice to your MAC or PC. With this one you can install third party applications directly to your device. To install it, simply go to Cydia, tap on Manage, Sources, Edit then Add. Here you add your repo and you’re done.