File Extension PKG

.PKG File

File extension: PKG
File type: Installer File


Notes about the PKG file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The PKG file type is primarily associated with 'OS X' by Apple Inc.. This file is generally an installer script and used by multiple programs. It is handled by the OS X operating system directly. This is likely an update to the original NeXT Installer Package listing.

Detailed information for file extension PKG:


Primary association: OS X
Company: Apple Inc.

Other applications associated with file type PKG:

  • Next Installer Script
  • OneSpace Designer (Package) by CoCreate2D Drawing and 3D Modeling. This association is classified as CAD/CAM.
  • P-CAD (Database) by Altium Limited
  • Playstation (3 Installation Package) by Sony Corporation of AmericaCan only be installed on a Playstation 3 machine. Generally, these are games.
  • Sun (SVR4 Package Data Stream) The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 23 20 50 61 43 6B 41 67 45 20 44 61 54 61 53 74 52 65 41 6D 0A , ASCII: # PaCkAgE DaTaStReAm
  • Systems Management Server (SMS) (Package Description File) by Microsoft CorporationWith SMS you can provide your organization a change and configuration management solution to deliver relevant software and updates to users of Microsoft and third-party applications.

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Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .PKG

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: PcaPackageFile, FileType: pcAnywhere Package File, AppName: pcAnywhere Main Program

ProgramID: PcaPackageFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Symantec\pcAnywhere\winaw32.exe

ProgramID: DocWiz.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\KVT Software\DogovDB\DocWiz.exe


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