File Extension Library


.PKG File Extension

  • Developer by: Nokia
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .PKG file?

.PKG file extension is created by Nokia. .PKG has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .PKG file is Text.

.PKG is Symbian Package File

A PKG file is a package created for Symbian OS devices. It contains instructions in plain text format that are required to create a .SIS file, including the vendor name, software dependencies, and application files to copy.

PKG files are used to build a SIS file with the "makesis" command, which is part of the CreateSIS utility.

List of all softwares that can open the Symbian Package File
Windows
Easy SIS Creator
UnSIS
File Type 2 Mac OS X Installer Package
Developer by: Apple Category: Compressed Files Format: Binary

A PKG file is a package of compressed installer files used to install a software program. It is commonly used for installing software in Mac OS X and may be installed individually or referenced by an installer script included with the software.

Double-click the package to install the files. Right-click (Control-click) and select "Show Package Contents" to view the files stored in the package. Apple Installer is the built-in utility for opening PKG files included with Mac OS X.

List of all softwares that can open the Mac OS X Installer Package
Mac
CharlesSoft Pacifist
File Type 3 PlayStation Store Downloaded Package
Developer by: Sony Category: Game Files

A PKG file is a file downloaded from Sony's PlayStation Store, an online store with games, movies, and demos for PS3 and PSP devices. It is saved in an encrypted format that is only recognized by compatible Sony devices and is used specifically for downloadable games, game updates, and demos.

Packages downloaded from the PlayStation Store can be transferred to a PSP or PS3 via USB, Memory Stick, or a network connection.

File Type 4 Midtown Madness 2 Model File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: 3D Image Files Format: Binary

Game data file used by Midtown Madness 2 (MM2), a 3D racing game; saves a 3D model of a car; located within .AR game archives and can be edited with ZModeler.

List of all softwares that can open the Midtown Madness 2 Model File
Windows
Microsoft Midtown Madness 2
Zanoza ZModeler
File Type 5 CoCreate OneSpace Modeling Package File
Developer by: Parametric Technology Category: 3D Image Files Format: Zip

File created by CoCreate software programs, which are used for 3D modeling; contains the files for a 3D model in a compressed format; used to reduce the size of a model design for transferring over the Internet.

PKG files in Modeling 2005 or earlier use proprietary and CPIO (.CPIO files) compression. PKG files in Modeling 2006 and later use Zip compression.

NOTE: CoCreate OneSpace Modeling is now known as CoCreate Modeling. It was also previously known as OneSpace Designer Modeling and SolidDesigner.

List of all softwares that can open the CoCreate OneSpace Modeling Package File
Windows
Adobe Acrobat DC
Mac
Adobe Acrobat DC

How to Open .PKG file on different platforms

Open .PKG File on Windows

  • Right-click a .PKG
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .PKG file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .PKG files" Press "Ok"

Open .PKG File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .PKG file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .PKG File on Linux

Right click on the .PKG file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .PKG File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .PKG file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .PKG File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .PKG files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .PKG files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PKG files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PKG file format
  2. You need to check the .PKG file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)