File Extension PACKAGE


File extension: PACKAGE
File type: DBPF Resource Package

Notes about the PACKAGE file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The PACKAGE file type is primarily associated with 'Electronic Arts' by Electronic Arts, Inc..

A resource package most often seen with The Sims games but also with other Maxis (Electronic Arts) games.

It is used in The Sims Online and SimCity 4 and also used in the Spore games.

Detailed information for file extension PACKAGE:

Primary association: Electronic Arts
Company: Electronic Arts, Inc.
File classification: Game
Identifying characters Hex: 44 42 50 46 , ASCII: DBPF
Related links: SimPE - The Sims 2 Package Editor

Other applications associated with file type PACKAGE:

  • Autopackage (Software Installation Package) by AutopackageAutopackage is software that lets you create binary packages for Linux that will install on any distribution, can automatically resolve dependencies and can be installed using multiple front ends, for instance from the command line or from a graphical interface. This association is classified as Archive.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

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