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Details of extension .apk

5 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .apk file?
  • Which program can create the .apk file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .apk format?
  • What can convert .apk files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .apk extension?
.apk
Android Application Package .apk file icon

Android Application Package

The APK file is an Android Application Package. Each Android application is compiled and packaged in a single file that includes all of the application's code (.dex files), resources, assets, and manifest file.
Category: Archive files
Application: Android SDK
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Mime-type: application/vnd.android.package-archive
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Symbian Install Package
Nokia Phone Add-on Software
SymbianOS Compiled Resource
SymbianOS Compiled Application
Symbian Series 3 Install Package
S60 Web Runtime Widget Package
SymbianOS Pre-processed Resource
SymbianOS Resource Header
Android Compiled Executable
.apk
Active Tutor Project .apk file icon

Active Tutor Project

The APK file is an Active Tutor Project. Active Tutor is a media authoring tool that allows you to create on-demand training.
Detailed description not available
Category: Project files
Application: Active Tutor
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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.apk
Asustor ADM Application Package .apk file icon

Asustor ADM Application Package

The APK file is an Asustor ADM Application Package. ASUSTOR Data Master (ADM) is the dedicated operating system for all ASUSTOR NAS devices.
Detailed description not available
Category: Archive files
Application: Asustor ADM
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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.apk
Train Simulator Packaged Activity Data .apk file icon

Train Simulator Packaged Activity Data

The APK file is a Train Simulator Packaged Activity Data. Microsoft Train Simulator is a Windows PC simulation game that simulates the experience of being a train conductor.
Detailed description not available
Category: Game Data files
Application: Train Simulator
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Train Simulator Traffic Pattern
Train Simulator Model Identification
Train Simulator Wagon File
Train Simulator Cab View Data
Train Simulator Activity Data
Train Simulator Track Path Data
Train Simulator Computed Activity Data
Train Simulator Environment Data
Train Simulator Shape Definition Data
.apk
GameSpy Arcade Service Data .apk file icon

GameSpy Arcade Service Data

The APK file is a GameSpy Arcade Service Data. GameSpy Arcade was a shareware multiplayer game server browsing utility.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: GameSpy Arcade
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
GameSpy Arcade Data
GameSpy Arcade Data
GameSpy Arcade Skin Data

Other types of files may also use the .apk file extension. If you have helpful information about .apk extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .apk filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

alk (1), ak (1), xpk (1), qpk (1), pak (1), apo (1), apl (1), ap (1), akp (1), zpk (1), wpk (1), pk (1), apu (1), apm (1), apj (1)

Can't open a .apk file?

If you want to open a .apk file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .apk association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.apk

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android