Magisk 18.0 released [Download]

Magisk 18.0

Magisk is probably one of the most popular rooting tools in the present day for various reasons and now the developers have released a new update not only for Magisk but also for Magisk Manager and Magisk Uninstaller.

The latest update bumps the software version number of Magisk to 18.0 while Magisk Manager is now available as version 6.1.0. As for the Uninstaller, you are getting the latest version dated December 8, 2018.

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Magisk 18.0 brings lots of bug fixes and a bunch of new features as well, all of which are captured in the full changelog captured below. As usual, we have the download files for you via the links below, too, so be sure to grab them.

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Magisk 18.0 full changelog

  • Migrate all code base to C++
  • Modify database natively instead of going through Magisk Manager
  • Deprecate path /sbin/.core, please start using /sbin/.magisk
  • Boot scripts are moved from <magisk_img>/.core/<stage>.d to /data/adb/<stage>.d
  • Remove native systemless hosts (Magisk Manager is updated with a built-in systemless hosts module)
  • Allow module post-fs-data.sh scripts to disable/remove modules
  • Use component names instead of process names as targets
  • Add procfs protection on SDK 24+ (Nougat)
  • Remove the folder /.backup to prevent detection
  • Hide list is now stored in database instead of raw textfile in images
  • Add “–status” option to CLI
  • Stop unmounting non-custom related mount points
  • Add FLAG_INCLUDE_STOPPED_PACKAGES in broadcasts to force wake Magisk Manager
  • Fix a bug causing SIGWINCH not properly detected
  • Support new av rules: type_change, type_member
  • Remove all AUDITDENY rules after patching sepolicy to log all denies for debugging
  • Properly support extra_cmdline in boot headers
  • Try to repair broken v1 boot image headers
  • Add new CPIO command: “exists”

 Magisk Manager 6.1.0 full changelog

  • Introduce new downloading methods: no longer uses buggy system Download Manager
  • Introduce many new notifications for better user experience
  • Add support for Magisk v18.0
  • Change application name to “Manager” after hiding(repackaging) to prevent app name detection
  • Add built-in systemless hosts module (access in settings)
  • Auto launch the newly installed app after hiding(repackaging) and restoring Magisk Manager
  • Fix bug causing incomplete module.prop in modules to have improper UI
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