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Overview

Information about the Ionic Package service

[block:callout] { "type": "danger", "title": "Warning: Beta", "body": "Ionic Package is currently in beta. It may be missing features. Please help us by reporting issues in our [Gitter channel](https://gitter.im/driftyco/ionic-io-testers) or [Github issues](https://github.com/driftyco/ionic-platform-issues/issues) for the Ionic Platform." } [/block] [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/cooD1ieWTturGnBmP0yD_package-api-diagram-1.png", "package-api-diagram-1.png", "2000", "480", "#fb5c71", "" ] } ] } [/block] Ionic Package is an easy-to-use service that builds your app for distribution. Ready to submit to the App Store? Want to send your app to friends and family? Want to distribute your company app internally? You can do all these things with Ionic Package. Package can be used for a variety of things, but it is intended mostly for: * Easily sending your packaged app file to others. * Building your app for platforms not supported by your computer (e.g., iOS builds on Windows). * Retrieving IPA and APK files that you can submit to the App Store and Google Play store, respectively. ## Getting Started We're assuming that you've already gone through the initial app creation and platform setup. If you haven't completed those steps, or you're not sure what that means, complete the instructions in the [Setup](doc:io-install) docs and then come back here when you're ready. [block:callout] { "type": "warning", "title": "Package CLI", "body": "Package requires that you install the latest Ionic CLI if you want access to the package commands. You can update your existing installation by running `npm install -g ionic`" } [/block] All set up and ready to package your first app? Go ahead and follow the instructions for the platform for which you wish to build: * [Android](doc:package-android) * [iOS](doc:package-ios)