The Chilkat v9.5.0.79 version reduces the size of the Android Java .so shared libs by approximately 24%. For example, the armv7l lib is reduced from 9.86MB to 7.56MB.

For developers writing C++ code in Android (i.e. using the Android C++ libs downloaded from, you’ll want to include the following linker options when linking with the Chilkat static libs:


For the arm64 architecture, omit the “,–icf=safe”