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

Table of Contents

Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .asec extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .asec file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .ASEC file?

The file extension .ASEC comes from Android Secure Application File. This file extension was developed by Google. The file has the binary format, and it is a system related files.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .asec file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .ASEC file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .ASEC file on various operating systems.

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

The .asec file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Google Android SDK software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Google Android SDK.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ASEC file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .ASEC file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .asec 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. The other software that you can use is Google Android SDK.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ASEC 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. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .ASEC file?

If you cannot open the .ASEC file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .ASEC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .asef – Adobe Systems, .aseprite – David Capello, .asf – Microsoft, .ash – Nintendo Wii System Menu File, .ash – KoLmafia. 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 .ASEC file with the Google Android SDK program on Windows and Google Android SDK program on Mac.