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Details of extension .mpkg

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .mpkg file?
  • Which program can create the .mpkg file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .mpkg format?
  • What can convert .mpkg files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .mpkg extension?

Mac OS X Metapackage

MPKG file is a Mac OS X Metapackage. A metapackage is an installation package that contains other installation packages. The enclosed packages can be component packages or metapackages (but not distribution packages).
Detailed description not available
Category: Archive files
Application: Mac OS X Installer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Mac OS X Installer Package

Other types of files may also use the .mpkg file extension. If you have helpful information about .mpkg extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

InstallShield Compiled Setup Package
Sony Playstation 3 Package
Microsoft SMS Distribution Manager Package
Mac OS X Installer Package
Apple Newton eBook
Project64 Memory Pack
GE LEDR Radio Software Image
Halotea Media Package
MOPEKS Trial File

The .mpkg filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

pkg (656), mpk (55), hpkg (1), mpkt (1), mpg (1), lpkg (1), mkg (1)

Can't open a .mpkg file?

If you want to open a .mpkg file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .mpkg association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.mpkg

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android