APKG File Type

- The quick facts

What are APKG files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an APKG file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an APKG file?

The APKG file format was developed by Daniel Elmes as a data file type. These .apkg data files are generated by the Anki program. This software allows users of Windows desktops and laptops, Mac OS X computers and widely used mobile platforms like Android and iOS to create digital flash cards.Exported digital flash cards that are designed using the Anki software are stored in these .apkg files. Version 2 of the Anki program uses the APKG format.To open these APKG files, simply use the Anki software. Other newer versions of this program have compatibility support for creating and opening .apkg files. Older versions of Anki use the .anki file format.

How to open APKG files

Important: Different programs may use files with the APKG file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your APKG file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different APKG openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 13, 2020

Suggest another file format using extension APKG

While we know of one file format using the .APKG file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .APKG file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of APKG files. Remember, different programs may use APKG files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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OpenTeacherOpenTeacherUser submitted
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