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.ASEC File Extension

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File TypeAndroid Secure Application File

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This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


File introduced with Froyo, the version 2.2 release of the Android mobile operating system; stores mobile application data using proprietary encryption; saved to the .android_secure folder of a device's SD card; can be run with the Android SDK emulator.

More Information

The secure ASEC format allows applications to exist on mobile devices without being modified or corrupted by other programs.

Programs that open ASEC files
Google Android SDK
Google Android SDK
Updated 5/12/2015

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