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.ASEC File Extension

File TypeAndroid Secure Application File

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CategorySystem Files


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

What is an ASEC file?

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.

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

About the file extension asec

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