.ASEC File Extension

File Type:
Android Secure Application File

Having trouble opening .asec extension? Don't panic! This page explains what asec files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open asec files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an ASEC file?

Asec file extension has Android Secure Application file type, developed by Google, which is associated with the "system files" category.

Associated with Froyo, the file contains application data that involves proprietary encryption. The file is stored in the “.android_secure” folder of a device's SD card. Users may access it through the Android SDK emulator.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

asec file icon
File Type:
Android Secure Application File
System Files

How to open ASEC file?

Double click the asec file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .asec extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the asec extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the asec file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open ASEC files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the asec file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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