The deb file extension is related to application installation package used by Cydia an alternative app store for Apple iPhone.

There are 2 other file types using
the DEB file extension!

deb file icon.deb - Debian Linux package [common]

deb file icon.deb - Debug script of DOS MS Debug

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DEB file extension - Apple iPhone Cydia application installation package file

What is deb file? How to open deb files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The deb file extension is associated with the Cydia. Cydia is an alternative to official App Store in iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Cydia works only on iOS devices that have the Jailbreak.

iPhone Jailbreak (iOS Jailbreak) is process that removes official limitations on iOS devices. One of these limitations is installation of new applications only via Apple App Store.

Cydia uses own application repositories, which contain both types of applications free and pay. Applications in Cydia repositories are not stored as an ipa application file that uses App Store, but in DEB packages. DEB application package uses similar file format as deb Debian package. DEB application package can be extracted in compression utility that supports DEB compression file format.

DEB application files can be also installed to the Jailbreak iPhone (or other JB iOs device) with Cydia via SSH Tunnel.

If you want to install DEB installation package SSH your iPhone. Go to /var/root/Media/Cydia/AutoInstall . Copy the .deb file there and that just reboot iOS device.

The default software associated to deb file type:

Cydia icon

Cydia  Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices) software

Company or developer:

Cydia is a program for iOS with which users can find and download software packages (including applications, system modifications, themes, and ringtones) for their jailbroken iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.

Help how to open DEB files:

Use Cydia to open *.deb application installation package files.

How to convert file with extension DEB:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert archives and compressed files

Find conversions from deb file:

deb to 7-zip

deb to ipa

deb to jar

deb to pkg

deb to rpm

deb to tgz

deb to zip

List of software applications associated to the .deb file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open deb file, edit deb file, convert deb file, view deb file, play deb file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the deb files.

  • Open deb file
  • Extract deb file
  • Others deb file

Software that open deb file - Apple iPhone Cydia application installation package file

Click on the link to get more information about Cydia for open deb file action.

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