Info APK files list


APK files are an archive file in ZIP format based on the JAR file format. The APK file usually contains the following directories:

  • META-INF directory:
    • MANIFEST.MF: the manifest file
    • CERT.RSA or CERT.DSA: the certificate of the application
    • CERT.SF: list of ressources and SHA-1 digest F
  • lib: directory containing compiled code. The directory is split into more directories for each processor architecture (x86, x86_64, armeabi, arm64-v8a ...)
  • res: directory containing not compiled resources
  • assets: directory containing application assets
  • AndroidManifest.xml: binary XML file describing the application (permissions, version, libraries ...)
  • classes.dex: file in the DEX file format containing compiled Java code
  • resources.arsc: file containing precompiled resources


This entry is informative, no recommendations applicable.

Technical details

List of files

  • classes.dex
  • res/drawable-hdpi-v4/ic_search_category_music_album.png
  • res/drawable-hdpi-v4/ic_search_category_music_artist.png
  • res/drawable-hdpi-v4/ic_search_category_music_song.png
  • res/mipmap-hdpi-v4/ic_launcher_gallery.png
  • res/mipmap-mdpi-v4/ic_launcher_gallery.png
  • res/mipmap-xhdpi-v4/ic_launcher_gallery.png
  • resources.arsc
  • AndroidManifest.xml
  • res/drawable/ic_add.xml
  • res/drawable/ic_add_padded.xml
  • res/layout-watch-v8/add_ringtone_item.xml
  • res/layout-watch-v8/radio_with_work_badge.xml
  • res/layout/add_ringtone_item.xml
  • res/layout/radio_with_work_badge.xml