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What is a computer app file???

Discussion in 'Computers' started by SelfElevated2, Aug 13, 2012.

  1. SelfElevated2

    SelfElevated2 Android Expert
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    Ok so this is completely not an android question but I know one of my pals on the forums knows the answer.. So our programs are apk... If I was to download a pc game what would it be??? It's file extension like apk
     



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  2. Most likely .exe
     
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  3. SelfElevated2

    SelfElevated2 Android Expert
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    Thanks.. I think I figured out what I'm doing now
     
  4. HotRoderX

    HotRoderX Android Enthusiast

    To go a little more in depth windows computers use more then just .exe file extensions. There are 1000's of windows file extensions out there.

    Here is a list of some of the file extensions you will see there are many many more

    Common File Extensions
     
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  5. jerofld

    jerofld Fixing stuff is not easy

    Moved to the Computer/IT forum as the thread does not involve the ZTE Warp :)
     
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  6. Speed Daemon

    Speed Daemon Android Expert


    A file with an .apk extension should be an Android application package file. It's a zip/jar packed binary file with the MIME type "application/vnd.android.package-archive". An Android device should know how to handle it.
     
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