If you are already having a Jailbroken iPod Touch then here is a post you have always waited for, Must have third party applications that you should install just after Jailbreaking your iPod Touch, and If you still have not Jailbroken your iPod Touch then follow this simple tutorial for Jailbreaking iPod Touch 2G. Jailbreaking opens door to many awesome mods and apps for your iPod Touch that otherwise would not be possible in a normal iPod Touch. Currently Jailbreaking your iPod Touch is legal but Apple is trying to make it illegal.
There must be Cydia installed in your iPod Touch to install these applications. Cydia includes by default if you used the above tutorial.
WinterBoard for Themes– Warning: Requires a Reboot
The must have Application is first app that everyone installs just after Jailbreaking as it allows you to change themes on your iPod Touch, you can have XP, Vista, Windows 7 themes on your iPod Touch using this app. To download themes you have to go to Cydia and search for respective themes and after download apply these themes from WinterBoard.
MxTube – Download Youtube videos
You can search and download Youtube videos using this application, I just downloaded two upcoming movie trailers of Push and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen using MxTube, the quality is awesome.
dTunes – Torrent Downloader for iTouch/iPhone
Again a must have multi application that includes a web browser that doesn’t store history, a music, video player and option to download music, videos and files via torrents too. All in One must have app, available in Cydia.
OpenSSH – File Transfer
Transfer files to and from your iPod Touch, it works like any other FTP software. You will have to install WinSCP in Windows to access your iPod Touch wirelessly. I found this simple tutorial on How to SSH into iPod Touch
SBSettings – Shortcut App
This application gives you shortcut to turn your Wi-Fi, SSH Access On/Off and other options like hiding your apps.
Docs – View and edit Docs
Docs is application that lets you read documents like MS Word, PDF docs, PowerPoint, text files on your iPod Touch. Docs is available in Installer, again this comes as default if you have used my tutorial for Jailbreaking iTouch, Go to Installer search for Docs. To transfer files use SSH.
Installous – Install IPA Files
With this Application you can install application files .ipa extension directly from your iPod Touch/iPhone. You can even download IPA files directly to your iTouch/Phone using Rapidshare and other sources.
Emulators – Play old arcade games
There are various emulators available for your iTouch/iPhone like gameboy4iphone, genesis4iphone, gpSPhone, snes available in Cydia, use search function, ZodTT resource must be added to Cydia if it doesn’t come preinstalled.
NES Emulator – again available through Cydia.
Which is your favorite third party application ?
All the above apps and many more are available for Jailbroken iPod Touch and iPhone, the open source community is great and if you like any application please donate to application developers to help the app development.
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