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Details of extension .nupkg

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

NuGet Package

The NUPKG file is a NuGet Package. NuGet is the package manager for the Microsoft development platform including .NET. The NuGet client tools provide the ability to produce and consume packages.
Category: Development files
Application: NuGet
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
NuGet Specification Data
NuGet Metadata
NuGet Build Project

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Unreal Enigine Package Flags

The .nupkg filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

upkg (1)

Can't open a .nupkg file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.nupkg

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