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Details of extension .pkg

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .pkg file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .pkg file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .pkg files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 13 file formats associated with this file extension!

Contents

  1. Midtown Madness 2 Geometry Data
  2. HERE Maps for Android Package
  3. MicroSim PCBoard External Package Definition
  4. Automise ActionDefs Package
  5. Apple Newton eBook
  6. DataFlex Compiled Package
  7. P-CAD Package
  8. Symbian OS Package
  9. InstallShield Compiled Setup Package
  10. Mac OS X Installer Package
  11. Microsoft SMS Distribution Manager Package
  12. Sony Playstation 3 Package
  13. CoCreate OneSpace Packaged Data

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Midtown Madness 2 Geometry Data

pkg file - Midtown Madness 2 Geometry Data
The PKG file belongs to the Game Data category and works with Midtown Madness 2, being used as a Midtown Madness 2 Geometry Data. Midtown Madness 2 is a 2000 open world racing PC game. The developer is still actively supporting the Midtown Madness 2, likely. Our data shows that Midtown Madness 2 uses 2 more file types.
Application: Midtown Madness 2
Program name: -
Category: Game Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.psdl Midtown Madness 2 City Data
.ar Midtown Madness 2 Game Data

HERE Maps for Android Package

pkg file - HERE Maps for Android Package
The PKG file belongs to the GIS category and works with HERE Maps, being used as a HERE Maps for Android Package. HERE Maps is a maps and navigation application for Android and iOS. The developer is still actively supporting the HERE Maps, likely. Our data shows that HERE Maps uses 4 more file types.
Application: HERE Maps
Program name: -
Category: GIS files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
p00, p01, p02, p03, p04, p05, p06, p07, p08, p09, p10, p11, p12, p13, p14, p15
Related extensions:
.digest HERE Maps for Android Digest Data
.d11 HERE Maps for Android Data
.cached_icon HERE Maps for Android Cached Icon
.scs HERE Maps for Android SCS Map

MicroSim PCBoard External Package Definition

pkg file - MicroSim PCBoard External Package Definition
The PKG file belongs to the Data category and works with MicroSim PCBoard, being used as a MicroSim PCBoard External Package Definition. MicroSim PCBoard is a printed circuit board (PCB) layout tool. The developer no longer updates MicroSim PCBoard and does not provide support anymore. Our data shows that MicroSim PCBoard uses 19 more file types.
Application: MicroSim PCBoard
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.adf MicroSim PCBoard Photoplot Aperture Definition Data
.sta MicroSim PCBoard Statistics Report
.cdf MicroSim PCBoard Component Definition Data
.bnl MicroSim PCBoard Netlist

Automise ActionDefs Package

pkg file - Automise ActionDefs Package
The PKG file belongs to the Archive category and works with Automise, being used as an Automise ActionDefs Package. Automise is an easy to use task automation tool for Microsoft Windows. The developer is still actively supporting the Automise, likely. Our data shows that Automise uses 7 more file types.
Application: Automise
Program name: -
Category: Archive files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.atp Automise Project
.atpz Automise Compressed Project
.log5 Automise 5 Log
.atx5 Automise 5 XML Project

Apple Newton eBook

pkg file - Apple Newton eBook
Under the Ebook category, the PKG file is operating as 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). Based on our current information, does not use other file types.
Application: -
Program name: -
Category: Ebook files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.azl Amazon Kindle Data
.wol WOLF eBook
.iba Apple iBooks Author Ebook
.ea Amazon Kindle End Announcement

DataFlex Compiled Package

pkg file - DataFlex Compiled Package
The PKG file belongs to the Data category and works with DataFlex, being used as a DataFlex Compiled Package. DataFlex is an advanced object-oriented 4GL designed for developing database applications in character mode environments. The developer is still actively supporting the DataFlex, likely. Our data shows that DataFlex uses 20 more file types.
Application: DataFlex
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.dg DataFlex Dialog Box Source Code
.hdr DataFlex Database Header
.flx DataFlex Compiled Binary
.dat DataFlex Database File

P-CAD Package

pkg file - P-CAD Package
The PKG file belongs to the Data category and works with P-CAD, being used as a P-CAD Package. P-CAD is a CAD (Computer Aided Design) program for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design. The developer is still actively supporting the P-CAD, likely. Our data shows that P-CAD uses 3 more file types.
Application: P-CAD
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.plb P-CAD Library
.plc P-CAD Database
.lia P-CAD Schematics Library

Symbian OS Package

pkg file - Symbian OS Package
The PKG file belongs to the Archive category and works with SymbianOS, being used as a Symbian OS Package. Symbian is a discontinued mobile operating system (OS) and computing platform designed for smartphones The developer no longer updates SymbianOS and does not provide support anymore. Our data shows that SymbianOS uses 12 more file types.
Application: SymbianOS
Program name: -
Category: Archive files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.fnt Microsoft Windows Font
.vpl TeX Virtual Property Lists
.ini Symbian OS Configuration Data
.afm Adobe Font Metrics

InstallShield Compiled Setup Package

pkg file - InstallShield Compiled Setup Package
The PKG file belongs to the Archive category and works with InstallShield, being used as an InstallShield Compiled Setup Package. InstallShield is a software tool for creating installers or software packages. The developer is still actively supporting the InstallShield, likely. Our data shows that InstallShield uses 12 more file types.
Application: InstallShield
Program name: -
Category: Archive files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.ipo InstallShield Object Project
.isn InstallShield Skin
.aclx InstallShield Analysis App Project
.hdr InstallShield Setup Header

Mac OS X Installer Package

pkg file - Mac OS X Installer Package
The PKG file belongs to the Archive category and works with Mac OS X Installer, being used as a Mac OS X Installer Package. Installer is an application included in Mac OS X which extracts and installs files out of PKG packages. The developer is still actively supporting the Mac OS X Installer, likely. According to our data, Mac OS X Installer uses one more file types.
Application: Mac OS X Installer
Program name: -
Category: Archive files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.dplt AppleScript Droplet
.osax AppleScript Scripting Addition
.aplt AppleScript Applet
.scptd AppleScript Script Bundle

Microsoft SMS Distribution Manager Package

pkg file - Microsoft SMS Distribution Manager Package
The PKG file belongs to the Archive category and works with Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS), being used as 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. The developer is still actively supporting the Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS), likely. Our data shows that Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) uses 2 more file types.
Program name: -
Category: Archive files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.pck Microsoft SMS Package
.ipf Microsoft SMS Installer Script
.nhm Microsoft SMS NHM Data
.ct1 Microsoft SMS Proposed Site Control Data

Sony Playstation 3 Package

pkg file - Sony Playstation 3 Package
Under the Archive category, the PKG file is operating as 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. Based on our current information, does not use other file types.
Application: -
Program name: -
Category: Archive files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.pup Sony Playstation 3 Update Package
.sfo Sony PlayStation Settings Data
.prs Sony PlayStation 3 Radio Player Preset Data
.gim Sony PlayStation 3 Game Icon

CoCreate OneSpace Packaged Data

pkg file - CoCreate OneSpace Packaged Data
The PKG file belongs to the Archive category and works with CoCreate, being used as a CoCreate OneSpace Packaged Data. CoCreate is a complete design environment, offering 3D CAD, 2D CAD, CAE and integrated product data management. The developer is still actively supporting the CoCreate, likely. Our data shows that CoCreate uses 6 more file types.
Application: CoCreate
Program name: -
Category: Archive files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.sdac CoCreate OneSpace Assembly Container Data
.sdpc CoCreate SolidDesigner Data
.ami CoCreate SolidDesigner Annotation Data
.sda CoCreate OneSpace Assembly Data

The .pkg file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .pkg extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .pkg file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.pkt EtherPeek Collected Packets Data
.pkh Oracle Package Header
.kg KAGSA Source Code
.pog Descent 2 Data
.pky PockeTTY Security Certificate
.pkb Oracle Package Body

The .pkg extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .pkg filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

pkt (1), pkh (1), kg (1), pog (1), pky (1), pkb (1), pg (1), pkn (1), kpg (1), pmg (1)

Having trouble opening a .pkg file?

If you want to open a .pkg file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .pkg association can trigger this error.

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 with 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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android