In Short Hacks: Now you can convert EXE to APK easily in your Android and PC. So in this tutorial, I would love to explore how can we run a Windows EXE file on an Android phone and PC and also you will get a step by step tutorial on How To Convert EXE file to APK File easily in 2020.
With the increase in the use of smartphones and computers, the development of apps and software for these devices has also increased considerably. Numerous apps for smartphones such as Android and iOS are available on Google Play Store and App Store respectively. Also, software for PC users is available on various official websites and the web store. These apps and software have increased the usability of smartphones and computers. Almost every task requires a smartphone or a computer. However, software developed for computers cannot run on a smartphone and neither can apps developed for smartphones can run on a computer.
This is the reason due to which these apps and software are restricted to their respective operating systems. There are few apps which can work better on a computer and also, there are few softwares which are easy to use on a smartphone. To solve this issue, we have brought forward a method, using which one can easily convert an EXE extension file to an APK file. This means that you can run software designed for your computer, on your smartphone. The steps to be followed and the software required to make this happen are listed below.
- “EXE to APK Converter Tool,” (You will find in next Steps) you can directly download it
- Windows Software that you want to convert
- Android device or a PC to run the converted file.
What are EXE Files?
EXE Full Form is Executable File. As the name defines the files that file that contains a program that is, a particular kind of file that is capable of being executed or run as a sole program in the computer. Read the full article on EXE here.
What is APK?
I think you all are aware of this term as well? If yes please skip this part. If not, Then you can read it as well. APK full form is an Android Package Kit. Just like EXE files on Windows, you can place an APK file on your Android device to install an app. Manually installing apps using APKs is called sideloading.
1. Download the EXE to APK converter from HERE.
2. Keep the EXE file ready for conversion.
Step 1- Download the EXE to APK converter on your computer and keep the EXE file which is to be converted, ready.
Step 2- Wait till the tool is completely installed and then, launch it on your computer.
Step 3- A dialog box will appear on your screen. Select ‘I Have a Portable Version‘ option and click on ‘Next.’
Step 4- Now, navigate to the EXE file which you wish to convert to APK and open it using the dialog box.
Step 5- Once the required files are uploaded, click on ‘Convert‘ to initiate the conversion of your EXE file to APK format.
Step 6- The conversion will begin shortly and the time required will be dependent on the size of the software which you are converting. Thus, be patient till the conversion is completed successfully.
Step 7- When the EXE file will be converted to APK, it will be automatically saved in your computer. The path to the location where the converted APK file is saved will be mentioned in the dialog box. Copy paste this APK file on your smartphone and run it to use the APK of the EXE file.
Features of converting EXE to APK:
1. The process involves simple steps and can be executed easily. Due to this, the possibility of your EXE file not getting converted to APK is quite low.
2. The tool used for converting the EXE file to APK wors efficiently.
3. You will not face any issue while installing the converted APK file on your smartphone.
An APK is a file which is used to install an app on any Android device. However, one cannot use this format on a PC. Thus to run an APK file on a PC, we need to create a virtual Android-like platform on a PC. This can be done by using an Android Emulator or an App Player on the PC. One of the most widely used app players is Bluestacks App Player. There are many more app players and Android emulators which you can use. However, the basic method remains the same.
How to run APK files on a PC?
Step 1- Download and install an app player or an Android Emulator on your PC.
Step 2- Download the APK of the app which you wish to run on your PC.
Step 3- Run the APK over the app player or the Android Emulator.
You can run almost every APK on your PC by using an app player or an Android emulator on it.
This is all you need to know about Converting an EXE file to APK format 2020. You can now go ahead and start converting your EXE files to APK format. You can also run APK files on your PC. If you have any queries regarding the methods listed above, then please let us know about it in the comments section below.
This post was written by Aditya Kashyap and was first posted to iTech Hacks
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