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APK file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .apk file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .apk file?
  • What program do I need to open a .apk file?
  • How can the .apk file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .apk files to another format?

Table of Contents

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

✅ Android Application Package

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
Mime-type: application/vnd.android.package-archive
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
APK aliases:
APK related links:
APK related extensions:
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

SymbianOS Dynamic Shared Object

Other types of files may also use the .apk file extension.

🚫 The .apk file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ak, akp, ap, apj, apl, apm, apo, apu, pak, pk, qpk, wpk, xpk, zpk

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Akai MPC2500 Sampler Program
TracerCAD File
Xscript Package
QNX Package File
Alphacam Punch Param Macro
ShipRush Shipping Template
Corel WordPerfect Keyboard Layout
Abacre Paperless Office Portable Document
WebSuite Active Page
Zend Studio Application Package

🔴 Can't open a .apk file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .apk file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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