Download Applications packages to PC then install on Samsung Galaxy Tab

Hello Gurus,

First of all Merry Xmas and Happy New Year.

I got a Galaxy Tab as a gift and I would like to know if there is a way I could download the applications I need
on a PC first (as APK files) and then install on the Samsung.
I like to keep my applications organized so I know what I installed etc...

in the android market place I could not find a download file. There is a link that should be open in the Samsung Galaxy tab
ammounpierreAsked:
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jlindlerCommented:
Your Google account will remember what apps you have installed and should restore them if you need to in the future.   There is no need to download and save them!
ziad270Commented:
Hello

For Free application there are download link on alternative market.
For instance : http://www.androidpit.de, once you are registered (it's free)

For example if you want the apk for GeoStar for Android (the lite version which is free) you can go here
http://www.androidpit.de/de/android/market/apps/app/com.dontneedcoffee.geostarfree/GeoStar-Lite
Then use the :
AndroidPIT Download-Link  (point n°3 in screenshot attached)



But according to me...getting the APK is not a so good idea as Application updates really often and APK are quite fast obsolete.


You could for instance create an account on : Appbrain.com and manage your installed application from here. You can select from your PC and it will sync on your Tab.

 GeoStar Lite apk download on androidpit.de

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