Note: We have 25 other definitions for APK in our Acronym Attic

APIU - APIX - APJ - APJC - APJG - APKD - APKI - APKS - APL - APLA

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So when they say you need the Play Store APK, what they mean is you need the .apk type of file for Play Store.

APK (Android Package) file is a file format which is created by Google. This format is one of the group members of Executable Files (similar to EXE, MST, AIR).

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Is APK an abbreviation for Android Package Kit? What about the file itself? Is it an archive such as ZIP where during install the installer extracts and copies the files onto the file system?

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I read that I need to find the Google Play Store APK but idk what APK means, does it stand for something?

        What does APK mean? The list of 10 meanings of APK abbreviation or acronym on the slang term: APK.

APK files are a variant of the JAR file format, which are built on the ZIP file format, with a .apk file extension.

APK file extension is in the Open Handset Alliance which is a mobile phone platform based on Linux. This file extension is especially created when using Google's Android SDK. APK files contain the code files, resource files and the AndroidManifest XML file extension. For more detail http://edugoing.com/qna/index.php?qa=14&qa_1=describe-the-apk-format#a171

Not really, what it is is a file extension, it says what kind of file is it and which programs can open it. Like word files end in .doc or music files are .mp3, APK is .apk and is the kind of file that Android uses to run programs and apps.