Files with apk extension were also found in older GameSpy Arcade service for multiplayer gaming.

There are 4 other file types using
the APK file extension!

apk icon.apk - Google Android application package [common]

empty icon.apk - Active Tutor project

empty icon.apk - Microsoft Train Simulator packaged activity data

empty icon.apk - Asustor ADM application package file

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APK file extension - GameSpy Arcade service data

What is apk file? How to open apk files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The apk file extension is used by GameSpy Arcade service, a shareware multiplayer game server browsing utility that allows players to view and connect to available multiplayer games and chat with other players using the service. As of February 21, 2013 the GameSpy service is defunct and no longer available.

These apk files contains service exclusive data and are not useable in other programs.

This apk file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to apk file type:

GameSpy Arcade icon

IGN Entertainment, Inc. logoGameSpy Arcade  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
IGN Entertainment, Inc.

GameSpy Arcade is a shareware multiplayer game server browsing utility that allows players to view and connect to available multiplayer games, and chat with other users of the service.

Help how to open APK files:

These files are not meant to be opened directly.

How to convert file with extension APK:

As far as we know, this .apk file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .apk file extension

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

  • Others apk file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with apk file - GameSpy Arcade service data

Click on the software link for more information about GameSpy Arcade. GameSpy Arcade uses apk file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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