Google doubles size allowed Android installation files




Android applications that are released in the Google Play application store may now be twice as big as before. The limit on the size of the .apk installation file is increased from 50MB to 100MB.

Play Store Google made ​​the news known on its Android Developers Blog. Developers who wish to publish apps in the Play Store may upload a large installation of up to 100MB. Who needs more storage should use external files that are downloaded after installation. Among others, developers of games use such external data packets.

The limit of 100MB also the case for applications that focus on Android 4.0 and higher, which is equivalent to API level 14 and above. If you like a lower-level API uses, ie from 13 and lower, continues to deal with the limit of 50MB, says Google.


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