You can download Space Trader from the Google Play Store by clicking on the button in the sidebar. If you prefer, you can also download the game directly from this page and install it on your device manually by clicking on the download link below.

Download Space Trader for Android

Version: 1.3.5
OS: Android 2.2 and higher
Size: 17.4 mb

The Space Trader source code is available under a GPL license. You can view and download it here.

New in Version 1.3.5:

  • Fixed display issues on Target System and Average Price List screens for certain Android versions
  • Minor graphical updates

New in Version 1.3.4:

  • Added scroll functionality for cases where screens didn't fit well on small devices
  • Fixed issue where certain political systems displayed the wrong newspaper stories
  • Fixed a crash which could occur when displaying the name of the current commander on startup
  • Other miscellaneous small fixes and adjustments

New in Version 1.3.3:

  • Dialog style adjustments
  • Fixed bug where back button might not return to the correct previous screen
  • Fixed issue where keyboard shortcuts could be used at invalid times
  • Fixed graphical issues on the Sell Cargo screen on older Android versions
  • Miscellaneous Classic theme adjustments
  • Other minor bug fixes

New in Version 1.3.2:

  • Improved drag-open menu functionality
  • Adjusted menu visuals to better match Palm version
  • Crash fixes, including menu issues on older android versions
  • Other graphical adjustments and bug fixes

New in Version 1.3.0:

  • Added option to enable zoom-in gestures on the galactic chart
  • Added option to enable animations during encounters
  • Added option to display extra shortcut buttons on the bottom of the screen
  • Fixed some uncommon crashes
  • Minor textual and graphical fixes
  • Minor bug fixes

New in Version 1.2.0:

  • Reconfigured build system
  • Fixed issue where menu might not reopen after closing it with the software back button
  • Added visual selectors to the Average Price List screen (except in Classic theme)
  • Adjusted some text to better match the original Palm version
  • Other miscellaneous style updates and code cleanup

New in Version 1.1.2:

  • Minor style updates
  • Restored some dialog button text to match Palm version
  • Fixed encounter screen help button display issue.

New in Version 1.1.1

  • Improvements for Material themes
  • Fixes for some graphical issues on Android Lollipop

New in Version 1.1.0

  • Android 5.0 update including Material themes (beta)
  • Game can be installed to SD card
  • Fix for issues with dialogs responding to the wrong user choice on older devices
  • Clarified score calculation in help text

New in Version 1.0.3

  • Fixed some Encounter Screen display issues, including the help button on older devices
  • Adjusted the Galactic Chart click handling so that the selected system updates on drag

New in Version 1.0.1

  • Crash fixes
  • Widened dialogs to alleviate overflowing text
  • Logging adjustments to help debugging
A changelog of updates from the Palm version is available. It has been placed on a separate page because it contains some spoilers for those who have never played the game.