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.PACKAGE File Extension

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File Type 1Electronic Arts Game Package File

DeveloperElectronic Arts
Popularity
4.5 (118 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Resource package file used by various Electronic Arts (EA) games, including The Sims 2, The Sims 3, The Sims Online, Spore, and SimCity 4; stores an archive of one or more game files, often in an XML format; may include 3D models, textures, sounds, and other game data, such as characters and neighborhood information; saved in EA's standard DBPF archive format.

More Information

Many PACKAGE files can be edited and repackaged with SimPE, a free editor for The Sims 2. They may also be created and modified with The Sims 2 ContentManager, a program officially released by Electronic Arts for modifying The Sims 2 content.

Program(s) that open .PACKAGE files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Electronic Arts The Sims 2
Electronic Arts The Sims 3
Electronic Arts Spore
Ambertation SimPE
SporeEdit
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Electronic Arts The Sims 2
Electronic Arts The Sims 3
Electronic Arts Spore
Updated 12/3/2010

File Type 2Linux Autopackage File

DeveloperAutopackage
Popularity
3.4 (22 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryCompressed Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Archive containing contents of a Linux program and associated files; created with the Autopackage package management system for Linux; installed using the Autopackage installer program.

More Information

Autopackage is intended for creating application installers rather than system level installers.

Program(s) that open .PACKAGE files
Linux LogoLinux
Autopackage
Updated 5/16/2007