apk (file format)

The Android Package with the file extension apk[1] is the file format used by the Android operating system, and a number of other Android-based operating systems for distribution and installation of mobile apps, mobile games and middleware. It can be written in either Java or Kotlin.

APK
Filename extension.apk, .xapk, .apks, .apkm
Internet media type
application/vnd.android.package-archive
Type of formatPackage format
Container for
Extended fromJAR

APK files can be generated and signed from Android App Bundles.[2]


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