Starting subsequent month, app bundles would be the default manner of distributing Android apps within the Play Store. It’s a approach to dramatically scale back obtain dimension for apps that concentrate on other {hardware} and construct in further belongings with out taking on more space. App bundles are coming to Amazon’s branded Appstore, too. Someday.

In a brand new submit dated July sixteenth, the Appstore Blog informed builders that Amazon will start supporting the app bundling procedure… however pointedly fails to present any roughly timeline for when implementation can be to be had. That’s going to create a small headache, as it is yet one more distinction between builders’ processes for filing apps to each Google and Amazon.

On the plus aspect, Amazon says that once app package improve is added it’s going to be solely not obligatory, so those that don’t seem to be onboard with the brand new structure would possibly not wish to make any adjustments. According to the submit, the signing and submission procedure won’t exchange, and there’s an current “roadmap” for app package improve rollout. Amazon says it’s going to percentage its plans when the real changeover will get nearer.