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List of custom Android distributions

This is an incomplete list of aftermarket distributions (custom firmware, custom ROM) of the Android operating system that have received independent coverage in notable Android-related sources.

The list does not include distributions that come preinstalled on a device (stock ROM) or modifications of them.

Contents

Table of ROMsEdit

Only Official builds are listed

Name Developer Development status Open source? Latest release Android version Year started Supported devices Notes
AOKP Team Kang Active Yes Nougat 7.1 Nougat 2011 112[1]
AOSPExtended ishubhamsingh Active Yes AEX v5.6 (8.1.0_r30) 8.1.0_r30 Oreo 2016 61 AOSP based ROM which provides stock UI/UX with various customisations features along with the Substratum theme engine.
Baidu Yi Baidu Discontinued No Unknown Unknown 2011 Unknown Discontinued in March 2015
CarbonROM Team Carbon Active Yes Noct 8.1 Oreo N/A 29 Fork of stock Android. Focuses on stability and includes customizations.
CopperheadOS Copperhead Security Active Sources available for non-commercial usage[2] OPM1.171019.011.2017.12.07.19 8.1 Oreo 2014 6[2] Security- and privacy-focused, no OS analytics by default, smartphones with preinstalled OS commercially available.
CyanogenMod CyanogenMod Open-Source Community, Cyanogen Inc Discontinued Yes 14.1 Nightly 7.1.1 Nougat 2009 571[3] CyanogenMod's official successor is LineageOS
Indus OS Team Indus OS Active No 3.0 7.0 Nougat 2015 80[4]
LeWa OS Lewa Technology Active Closed source with open-source components OS 7 beta 5.1.1 Lollipop 2011 ?
LineageOS[5] LineageOS community Active Yes 15.1 8.1 Oreo 2016 152[6][7][8] Forked from CyanogenMod.
MIUI Xiaomi Tech Active Partial 9.6 8.1 Oreo 2010 Xiaomi devices and unknown amount of ports
OmniROM OmniROM community Active Yes Android 8.1 8.1 Oreo 2013 35[9]
OxygenOS OnePlus creators Active Partial 5.1 8.1 Oreo 2015 8 Only supporting its own devices. Merged with HydrogenOS
Paranoid Android Paranoid Android Team Active[10] Yes 7.3.1 7.1.2 Nougat 2012[citation needed] 48[11][12] Based on CAF
Replicant Denis Carikli, Paul Kocialkowski Active Yes 6.0 0003 6.0 Marshmallow 2010 12[13] Based on LineageOS, removes or replaces proprietary components and anti-features
Resurrection Remix OS Resurrection Remix team Active Yes 6.1 8.1 Oreo 2018 126[14]
Smartisan OS Smartisan Technology Active Partial 3.2 5.x Lollipop 2012 15
Ridon OS Ridon Team Active Yes 7.0 7.1.2 Nougat 2013 10
Dirty Unicorns Dirty Unicorns Community Active Yes 12.4 8.1.2 Oreo 2012 13 AOSP based, known for extensive customization options.
Validus OS Ground Zero Team Active Yes 16.2 8.1.2 Oreo 2014 35
Slim Slim Ltd Active Partial 7 7.1.2 Nougat 2011 56
Mokee Mokee Community Active Yes 8 8.1.2 Oreo 2010 134
Yun OS Alibaba Active No 5.0 Atom Unknown 2011 56[15] Forked but incompatible version of its open-source Android operating system

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Devices". Android Open Kang Project. Retrieved 18 July 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "CopperheadOS releases". Copperhead Security. Retrieved 11 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Devices". CyanogenMod. Archived from the original on 19 August 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Indus OS partners with US based digital turbine". telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2 June 2017. 
  5. ^ Heater, Brian (30 December 2016). "After having its infrastructure shuttered, CyanogenMod will live on as Lineage". TechCrunch. AOL Inc. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  6. ^ "Devices | LineageOS Wiki". wiki.lineageos.org. 22 February 2017. Retrieved 22 February 2017. 
  7. ^ "LineageOS Downloads". Archived from the original on 26 January 2017. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  8. ^ "Unofficial Builds". XDA. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Supported Devices". OmniROM. Retrieved 22 September 2015. 
  10. ^ Hoff, John (24 April 2017). "Paranoid Android shows signs of life, fans anticipate possible Nougat update". Android Community. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  11. ^ "Official Devices". Paranoid Android. Retrieved 6 October 2015. 
  12. ^ "Legacy Devices". Paranoid Android. Retrieved 6 October 2015. 
  13. ^ Paul Kocialkowski (30 June 2015). "Replicant status". Replicant. Retrieved 22 September 2015. 
  14. ^ "Resurrection Remix OS#getresurrected on SoreceForge". Retrieved 25 March 2017. 
  15. ^ "Downloads - YunOS". Retrieved 25 March 2017. 

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