How to open file with APK extension?

Basic information about APK file

File APK is one of the files of the Executable Files category. Its full name is Google Android package file . File format APK was created by Google. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file APK sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a APK file, you will definitely find it here.
APK file description

.APK stands for Android Package File and it is a package file format that is used to install and distribute middleware and software applications in android based application systems and some other application systems. APK file format is similar to other software packages including DEB in Debian based operating system and MSI in Windows operating system.

An APK file is created when an application is compiled and all its other files are formed into one single package. The APK file consists of source files including code, assets, resources, manifest file and certificate of the application. APK is archive and executable file.

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Programs that support APK file

Conversion of a APK file
When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the APK extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of APK file conversion to a different format.
File Conversions from APK extension to a different format :
apk to zip, apk to bar, apk to dex, apk to tpk,
File conversions from other format to APK file:
asec to apk, jar to apk, zip to apk,
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the APK file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the APK file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the APK file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the APK file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the APK file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the APK file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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