IPA File Type

- The quick facts

What are IPA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an IPA 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 IPA file?

An .IPA file is an iOS Application file.

Files that contain the .ipa file extension are normally used on the iPhone and iPod Touch mobile devices. The IPA file format is a container file format that is used for storing applications that are designed for use on the iPod Touch and the iPhone.

IPA files are similar to Zip files. The IPA file is not actually the application file but is the container file that is used to store the application that is to be installed on the user's device. When a user downloads an application from the iTunes App Store to their iPhone or iPod Touch device, the application is downloaded in the IPA file container.

How to open IPA files

We have identified one IPA opener that is compatible with this specific type of IPA file.

Programs that open iOS Application files

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Last updated: March 17, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

BandizipBandizipUser submitted
Infinite Pre-AlgebraInfinite Pre-AlgebraUser submitted
giam209giam209User submitted
MoboMarket For iOSMoboMarket For iOSUser submitted
Amazon MP3 DownloaderAmazon MP3 DownloaderUser submitted
MoboRoboMoboRoboUser submitted
PeaExtractorPeaExtractorUser submitted
uTorrentuTorrentUser submitted
Ez-MailCheckerEz-MailCheckerUser submitted
LhaForge Ver.1.6.2LhaForge Ver.1.6.2User submitted

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