What is a .ARSC File And How To Open It – Google (Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .arsc extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .arsc file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .ARSC file?

The .ARSC file extension comes from Android Package Resource File. The development of this file was done by Google. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a development related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .arsc file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .ARSC file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .ARSC file on various operating systems.

How to open a .ARSC file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .arsc file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Google Android SDK software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Google Android SDK software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ARSC file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Google Android SDK software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .ARSC file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .arsc file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Google Android SDK software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Google Android SDK.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ARSC file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Google Android SDK software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .ARSC file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .arsc file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Google Android SDK software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Google Android SDK.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .ARSC file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Google Android SDK software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .ARSC file?

If you cannot open the .ARSC file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .ARSC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .arscript – Ambient Design, .art – Delcam, .art – AOL, .art – BERNINA, .art – Versioned. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .ARSC file with the Google Android SDK program on Windows, Google Android SDK program on Mac and Google Android SDK software on Linux.