ClockworkMod Superuser Hits The Play Store, Brings Open Source Goodness

Developer Koush was not pleased with the current selection of Superuser apps, so he decided to make his own. Not only does it sport features like multi user support and being absolutely free, but it’s also fully open source. Obscurity is not security, and having an app that controls root access open source improves safety. Here is the description:

* Multiuser support
* Pin protection
* Manifest permission support
* Per app configuration
* Request timeout
* Logging
* Notifications
* Proper Tablet UX

Why another Superuser?
* Superuser should be open source. It’s the gateway to root on your device. It must be open for independent security analysis. Obscurity (closed source) is not security.
* Superuser should be NDK buildable. No internal Android references.
* Superuser should also be AOSP buildable for those that want to embed it in their ROM.
* Superuser should also be AOSP embeddable, meaning a ROM can easily embed it into their Settings app.
* Maintenance and updates on both the market and source repositories should be timely.
* If something goes wrong, I can fix it.
* Handle multiuser (4.2+) properly
* Handle concurrent su requests properly

He recently released it in a beta, and now it’s available on the Play Store for any rooted device! If you’re interested, go download it from the source link. Just make sure to permanently delete the old SU app, they might just conflict.

Play: CWM Superuser | Phandroid

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