.ARSC File

.arsc is Android Package Resource File

Key Features: .ARSC File Extension

Features Description
File Extension .arsc
Format Binary
Created by Google
Category Developer

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  1. How to open:
  2. How to convert:

What is an .ARSC file?

File extension arsc is mainly related to the Dalvik Virtual Machine, a core part of the Google Android operating system and is used to run Android applications.

The arsc file is a part of the APK Android application archive with other data such as settings, graphics, sounds, DEX Dalvik executable file etc. It contains binary resources for Android application.

Files with arsc extension can be found as resource data packs for apps for devices based on Android operating system for smart phones and tablets.

How to open:

Various Android SDKs should be able to work with or access this file type.

How to convert:

It does not appear possible to convert this file type to something else, at best you can dissect it with some tool.
Android Package Resource File - File openers


  1. Google Android SDK


  1. Google Android SDK


  1. Google Android SDK




How to solve problems with ARSC files