Open APK files with File Viewer Plus

The contents of an APK file displayed in File Viewer Plus 5
The contents of an APK file displayed in File Viewer Plus 5

Do you want to extract the files within an Android package (APK file)?

File Viewer Plus can list the files and folders within APK packages and extract them to a location on your hard drive, allowing you to inspect the contents of Android apps.

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What is an .APK file?

APK files are Android packages that store apps for the Android operating system. The packages store all the necessary files for an Android app, such as the compiled resources and application manifest. Typically, APK files are hidden from users because services such as Google Play automatically download and install them. However, many APKs are available for download from third-party websites and can be used for installing apps manually.

File Viewer Plus cannot install or run APK files, but the software allows you to extract the contents of the package, similar to extracting contents from a ZIP archive. This capability may be helpful for users who want to examine the contents within an Android package.

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