PKG File Extension

File Type

Mac OS X Installer Package




Compressed Files





Information about the PKG file extension

Files with the PKG extension are found in 1 operating systems which include Mac OS. PKG files are most often associated with the CharlesSoft Pacifist program. The developer of this program is . Additionally, PKG files can be handled by applications like Apple Installer.

The structure of such files is typical of Compressed Files. 236 file types are given the PKG extension, but most often they are not compatible and you must use a different application to handle each of them. The format of this particular Mac OS X Installer Package file was developed by Apple. Modification or reading of files with the name Mac OS X Installer Package in many cases is done in the CharlesSoft Pacifist program. PKG detailed description

Tools that you can use to work with PKG files

PKG File Extension

What is a(n) PKG file??

A PKG file extension is a type of installation package that is used in the Apple Macintosh operating system. It was designed to replace older installers like complex and confusing .DMG files.

PKG file extensions are different in Windows and Mac OS X in terms of how they work and what they do. The PKG file extension in Mac OS X is used to install, update, or delete applications from the computer. While it's not often used in Windows by default, it can be created by installing the Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (NSIS).

PKG File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

We present some basic free online tools that work with PKG. Through them, you can perform many activities related to PKG for free. You will be able to open, preview, edit or convert your PKG file.

PKG File Opener

One of the most used tools is PKG opener. Here's how to easily open your PKG file. Opening the PKG file is just the beginning. Other file operations can be the next step.

PKG File Viewer

PKG Viewer is a type of tool that will allow you to preview the content of a PKG file online, without installing any specialized software. Go to the subpage, select your PKG file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

PKG File Converter

You can always try to convert the PKG file if you have problems with any operations. The PKG file converted to the new format may have more options for editing or processing the data contained in it.

PKG File Editor

If you want to edit the content of PKG file, please use PKG editor. Sometimes you need to be able to fully edit the contents of the PKG file, in which case you may need to install dedicated software. On the editor page you will find all the information you need to edit the PKG file.



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