Everyone these days owns a good phone, which either has windows, Mac or Android OS. Android is hottest among all. Being an open source platform, it can be installed by any phone manufacturer, that makes the manufacturing cost of these phones much lesser compared to the phones having their own OS or any that's paid.
What are Android Applications and their APKs?
Applications which are developed for Android platform are Android application. Each application when developed carries a variety of files and folders within it, that defines its functionalities and resources, and in order to run that app in mobile, one need to create an archive that contains all of the necessities. This archive file is called Android Application APK, i.e. Android package kit.
What does an APK contain?
APK is really a full package containing all of the necessary data and files that's must to perform an app on a Mobile Phone. It consist of
ï¿½ Source code used to define App's functionalities, generally terms referred as classes.dex.
ï¿½ Manifest file, i.e. the file that specifies the
1. Permissions that application needs.
2. Its flow
4. Version codes
7. SHA-1 Digest.
ï¿½ Libs, is a directory containing compiled code or jar files, used as library for applications.
ï¿½ apktel.com , it is a directory which has arbitrary files like fonts, audio, texts etc. in it.
ï¿½ Resources like XML files that define the layout of different pages of the application form.
ï¿½ It also contains META-INF directory and res directory.
When an app is developed, following its testing, an export APK is generated where in fact the developer signs the app with a secret key to prove his authority over the app. Now, this Signed APK is uploaded to Google play store for its availability for Users.
When a person is downloading a credit card applicatoin from any source such as for example Play Store, he is actually downloading and installing the APK of that application on his phone. Other than Google Play Store, one more place where you can find Android applications for free and without even having an account on Google is APK MIRROR.
What is APK MIRROR?
APK MIRROR is a website that allows you to download any application that you may find in Google Play Store, with no an account. No extra money is charged for uploading or downloading Applications, and high security measures such as verification of certificates and authorization check of signatures are performed while uploading application in order to provide highly trusted and original applications to the users that are present in P