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Details of extension .odex

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Android Optimized Dalvik Executable

The ODEX file is an Android Optimized Dalvik Executable. Android programs are compiled into .dex (Dalvik Executable) files, which are in turn zipped into a single .apk file on the device. .dex files can be created by automatically translating compiled applications written in the Java programming language.
Category: Development files
Application: Android OS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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SymbianOS Resource Header

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Android Compiled Executable
XPP ODE Unit
Microsoft BizTalk Server Orchestration File
Opera Extension
Overture v5 Score
Orient Computer Encrypted Data

The .odex filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ovex (1), odx (1), dex (1), pdex (1), oex (1), ode (1)

Can't open a .odex file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.odex

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