PKGfile extension

Symbian Package File

Have trouble opening the .pkg extension? Don't panic! This page explains pkg files and suggests programs you may use to open pkg files. You can download these programs through this page!


What is PKG file?

A PKG file is a compressed archive file used by the Symbian OS for installing software on mobile devices. It contains a manifest file with the contents of the package description, as well as the files to be installed.

Additional information

PKG files are text files usually used for storing installation files for Symbian-based devices. They may also be used for storing other types of data, such as application settings or user preferences.

Symbian OS is a discontinued mobile OS and computing platform designed for smartphones. Only Symbian OS developers need to package their software in Symbian PKG files.

Any text editor can be used to view and edit the contents of a PKG file. In case, a text editor cannot open a PKG file, most likely, it's a different type of a PKG file, since other file types can have the same PKG extension.


How to open PKG file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the pkg extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the pkg file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the pkg file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open PKG files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your pkg file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.