The File Extensions Database

.TPK File Extension

  • Developer by: Samsung
  • Category: Developer Files

What is an .TPK file?

.TPK is Gear Watchface Design Build File

A TPK file is a watchface design build created by Gear Watch Designer, an application used by developers to generate faces for Samsung watches such as Gear S, Gear S2, Gear S3, and Gear Fit2. It contains a build of a .GWD watchface design project which includes the background, index, images, animation, and watch hands. TPK files are designed to be uploaded to the Gear store for distribution.

You can create a TPK file from a GWD project. Select Project from the menu then click Build.

Gear Watch Designer allows you to design the watchface. You can specify the dimensions, placement, angle, font type and size, language, and time format of the watchface. Once you are finished designing your GWD watchface you can build it as the TPK file then upload it to the Gear store.

Programs that open Gear Watchface Design Build File
Samsung Gear Watch Designer
Samsung Gear Watch Designer

How to solve problems with TPK files

  • Associate the TPK file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any TPK file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.TPK files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the TPK file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .TPK is Gear Watchface Design Build File. Because only the current version supports the latest TPK file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Samsung manufacturer website after an available .TPK is Gear Watchface Design Build File update.
  • To make sure that your TPK file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.