imgtool – from Android Internals Volume II

Still working on Volume II of Android Internals. Haven’t forgotten y’all. And there’s updates on EFI file format, etc in the update to Volume I that I am preparing… […]

The imgtool utility is another one of the tools I’m including in my book, this time to accompany the chapter about the Boot process. I deal a lot with the internal format of images there, and realized I needed a quick extractor. This became more important when I started to deal with the L preview, and Google Glass system images I used for research. Included in V1.0 changes:

  • Full support for EFI firmware files, SCAP, MacEFI images, etc – so now you can extract QCOM xbl/abl further!
  • ..And Apple’s (yep, Apple’s) T2 EFI images, Firmware.scap,etc:

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