What is APK File?
APK (Android Package) is a standard package file format most widely used on Android to distribute and install mobile applications and middleware. APK file is officially recognized by Google and can be installed on Android device by default installer.
What is XAPK File?
XAPK file is similar but more complicated than APK as this standard zip format contains Android app bundles of seperate APK packages, or OBB file and graphics data in a different package.
Simply speaking, there are two types of XAPK files:
XAPK = Android App Bundle (base APK file + Split APKs files)
XAPK = APK file + OBB file
What is the Advantages of XAPK Files?
XAPK files will save large space of data when you download and transfer large apps on the mobile phone or tablet. Moreover, you can save a lot of time to dowdnload XAPK files. Last but not least, XAPK files lets you download and install region-limited apps without any hassle.
Is XAPK File on APKPure Safe?
All the XAPK and APK files on APKPure is 100% safe. XAPKs and APKs on APKPure will be verified prior to publishing. APKPure requires app developers to use a trusted and verified digital signature, and the downloadable file must be original and has not been modified in any way.
What is Android App Bundle and How does it Work?
Android App Bundle is a new Android upload format to generate more optimized APKs that are served to users, such as the base APK, dynamic feature APKs, configuration APKs, and (for devices that do not support split APKs) multi-APKs.
What is OBB File and How does it Work?
Google Play requires that the compressed APK be no more than 100 MB. Each time you upload an APK using the Google Play Console, you have the option to add one or two expansion .obb files to the APK which can be any format you choose (ZIP, PDF, MP4, etc.) with size up to 2 GB. This XAPK file format ensures users to download without corruption.
OBB file Storage Location & File Name Format
How to Enable the “Unknown Sources” Setting?
- 1. Homescreen > Settings > More.
- 2. Go to Security > Device administration.
- 3. Check “Unknown Sources”.
- You may need to adjust this according to your Android models.