What is DEX file?
DEX is a platform that allows you to create, publish, and distribute mobile apps. The main difference between APK files and DEX files is that APKs are created for Android devices, while DEX is the file format exclusively for iOS. DEX Files are Dalvik Executable Files which are created by compiling Java bytecode into native code. They are the primary executable files for Android apps. The extension .DEX can be found on apps that have been published with the platform Dex
DEX Format details
|Full Name||Dalvik Executable Format|
Software, that convert DEX files
The easiest way to convert a DEX file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle DEX files. Open your DEX file with one of them and save in another file format.
- IntelliJ IDEA
- Google Android
- Google Android SDK