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Details of extension .pkg

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .pkg file?
  • Which program can create the .pkg file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .pkg format?
  • What can convert .pkg files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pkg extension?
.pkg
Sony Playstation 3 Package .pkg file icon

Sony Playstation 3 Package

PKG file is a Sony Playstation 3 Package. The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is the third home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment. PKG file is compressed and encrypted package for PS3 console.
Category: Archive files
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Sony Playstation 3 Update Package
.pkg
Microsoft SMS Distribution Manager Package .pkg file icon

Microsoft SMS Distribution Manager Package

PKG file is a Microsoft SMS Distribution Manager Package. Distribution Manager is the SMS (Systems Management Server) component that distributes packages from the site server to the SMS distribution points and that initiates the sending of the package to other sites.
Category: Archive files
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Microsoft SMS Instructions
Microsoft SMS Offer File
Microsoft SMS Lookup File
Microsoft SMS Package
Microsoft SMS Collection Membership Update
Microsoft SMS NHM Data
.pkg
Mac OS X Installer Package .pkg file icon

Mac OS X Installer Package

PKG file is a Mac OS X Installer Package. Installer is an application included in Mac OS X which extracts and installs files out of PKG packages.
Detailed description not available
Category: Archive files
Application: Mac OS X Installer
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Mac OS X Metapackage
AppleScript Script
AppleScript Dictionary Document
AppleScript Script Bundle
AppleScript Scripting Addition
AppleScript Droplet
AppleScript Applet
AppleScript Script Suite
.pkg
Apple Newton eBook .pkg file icon

Apple Newton eBook

PKG file is an Apple Newton eBook. The Newton platform is a personal digital assistant developed by Apple Inc. An Apple Newton book, a single Newton package file can contain multiple books (for example, the three books of a trilogy might be packaged together).
Category: Ebook files
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Microsoft Reader E-Book Document
TCR E-book
RAR Compressed Comic Book
ZIP Compressed Comic Book
Mobipocket Reader E-Book
TK3 E-Book
TomeRaider 3 E-book
FictionBook 2 E-Book
Amazon Kindle eBook

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Adobe Audition Peak File
Sibelius Plug-in
KPT Goo Graphic
Tony Hawk: Pro Skater 2 Game Data
PUG Archive
Blackberry Password Keeper Encrypted Backup
Microsoft Developer Studio Build Log
C64 Printfox/Pagefox Document
Cisco Packet Tracer Network Simulation Model

The .pkg filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pkf (13), kpg (1), pog (1), plg (1), pkv (1), pkr (1), pkh (1), pkb (1), pjg (1), lkg (1), pug (1), pmg (1), pky (1), pkt (1), pkn (1)

Can't open a .pkg file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.pkg

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

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