An xapk file extension is related to the XAPK Installer application installation tool for Android. An xapk file stores application installation.

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XAPK file extension - Google Android XAPK application package

What is xapk file? How to open xapk files?

File type specification:

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File extension xapk is associated with the Google Android, an operating system based on Linux available for smartphones and tablet devices.

A .xapk file is ZIP compressed archive with Google Android apk file, but additionally contains obb (opaque binary blob) file related to application in apk file. That means, you can open xAPK file and view its content with any compression utility, which supports ZIP compression format.

xapk installation format was developed by APKPure. It is not official app distribution file format, but used by third-party Android application distribution services and websites. Android developers are not limited by max 50 MB size of applications as in official Google Play service. That's why they often use this format for distributing their apps.

The xapk file can be installed to Android device with XAPK Installer software.

Be careful of using apps distributed via xAPK format, because they are distributed by non-trusted services and can be infected by trojans, viruses or other types of malware.

Updated: January 28, 2021

The default software associated to open xapk file:

Pure APK Install icon

Pure APK Install  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

An App installer for Microsoft Windows operating system. It allows users to easily install xAPK games and apps (third party xAPK installation format) from PC to Android devices, such as tablets, phones, etc. It would take just one click.

XAPK Installer (APKPure) icon

XAPK Installer (APKPure)  Google Android software

Company or developer:

XAPK Installer is used to install applications to Google Android distributed in XAPK installation format.


• Scan and preview all .apk file on your phone and SD Card
• Delete or install APK, XAPK ( APK with cache data or obb file) automatically
• Download XAPK, APK free online with your Android phone and tablet

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Google Inc. logoGoogle Android  Google Android software

Company or developer:
Google Inc.

A popular operating system for smart phones and tablet computers developed by the Google. Android is based on the Linux kernel. Basic Android's applications are closely related to Google account and services such as Gmail, Calendar, Maps, YouTube, etc.

Applications for Android are written in Java source code but finally compiled for Android Dalvik virtual machine. In Android 4.4 and later is used new runtime environment called Android Runtime (ART) with JIT compiler.

New applications for Android are available on the Google Play a one of the basic applications in clean Android installation.

Google Android operating system versions:

  • Android 9 Pie
  • Android 8 O (Oreo)
  • Android 7 Nougat
  • Android 6 Marshmallow
  • Android 5 Lollipop
  • 4.4.x KitKat
  • 4.3.x Jellybean
  • 4.2.x Jellybean
  • 4.1.x Jellybean
  • 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 3.x.x Honeycomb
  • 2.3.x Gingerbread
  • 2.2 Froyo
  • 2.1 Eclair
  • 1.6 Donut
  • 1.5 Cupcake

Help how to open:

The xapk Android application package is the file format that is used by smart phones and tablets with Google Android operating system. The xapk files store apps for Android operating system that can be installed with XAPK Installer.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert *.xapk files to other application formats. You can only rename *.xapk to *.zip and decompress the data from archive.

Find conversions from xapk file:

xapk to apk

xapk to exe

xapk to zip

Find converter to xapk file type:

apk to xapk

List of software applications associated to the .xapk file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open xapk file, edit xapk file, convert xapk file, view xapk file, play xapk 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 xapk files.

Software that open xapk file - Google Android XAPK application package

Programs supporting the exension xapk on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open xapk file action.

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