A plugin to get the list of installed applications (iOS is not supported yet).
First, you have to import the package in your dart files with:
List of installed applications
To get the list of the apps installed on the device:
List<Application> apps = await DeviceApps.getInstalledApplications();
You can filter system apps if necessary. Note: The list of apps is not ordered!
Get apps with launch intent
You can now get only those apps with launch intent by using the following option. Also add
includeSystemApps option to get all the apps that have launch intent.
// Returns a list of only those apps that have launch intent List<Application> apps = await DeviceApps.getInstalledApplications(onlyAppsWithLaunchIntent: true, includeSystemApps: true)
Get an application
To get a specific app by package name:
Application app = await DeviceApps.getApp('com.frandroid.app');
Check if an application is installed
To check if an app is installed (via its package name):
bool isInstalled = await DeviceApps.isAppInstalled('com.frandroid.app');
Open an application
To open an application
Displaying app icon
When calling the
getApp() methods, you can ask for the icon.
To display the image, just call: