>> APKS file

APKS file format description

Many people share .apks files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .apks file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .apks files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.apks - Android APK Set Archive

The APKS archive files are related to Android SDK. The APKS file is an Android APK Set Archive. Android is a mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software, designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Android SDK
Archive files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .apks file extension. Even harmful programs can create .apks files. Be especially cautious with .apks files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .apks 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 can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .apks file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

aks, apk, aps, pks

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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