After many contributions to the jailbreak group together with Installer, Icy, and Kate, RipDev is announcing farewell to the iPhone. The shock notification comes by way of a posting on their web page.

It’s been a super two years, however sadly, the time has come for Ripdev to shut its doorways. There are numerous causes for this, most of which we most likely won’t ever divulge (until we’re pressured to). The vital factor is that because of instances we can probably be unable to reinforce the titles we have now created through the years additional. They are going to be completely operatable on the firmware variations they had been created for, and it is possible for you to to obtain and use them — however they are going to now not be supported and up to date (aside from for i2Reader Professional that isn’t being developed with the aid of us and on the way to be saved in sync with its App Retailer model). We can, in fact, switch the licenses to the brand new gadgets
— simply e-mail us. Our Cydia repository can be operational except as a minimum subsequent yr, so be guaranteed that the merchandise you really liked and paid for will likely be on hand so that you can (re)set up.

Icy, our light-weight DPKG installer, is now on hand in supply kind beneath MIT license. You’re free to do no matter you wish to have with it. It will be good if somebody picks up the mission…

It used to be a honor to be within the iPhone jailbreak neighborhood, and we’re proud that we now have undoubtedly made a ripple or two.


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