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File Type 1PlayStation 3 Update File

DeveloperSony
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CategoryCompressed Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

Definition

File or patch used to update the PlayStation 3 (PS3) system software; may include security patches, bug fixes, and extra operating system features; typically named "PS3UPDAT.PUP."

More Information

To update the PS3, go to the Settings menu and select "System Update." You may download the update file from the Internet or from connected storage media, such as a hard disk or Memory Stick. When the PUP file transferred to the PS3, it should be saved in the /PS3/UPDATE folder.

To extract the contents of a PUP file in Windows, use the PS3 PUP Extractor program.

Program(s) that open .PUP files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
PS3 PUP Extractor
Updated 9/13/2010

File Type 2Puppy Linux DotPup Installer Package

DeveloperPuppy Linux
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3.3 (6 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryCompressed Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

Definition

Installation package used by Puppy Linux, a variant of the Linux operating system designed for ease of use; referred to as a "DotPup" file; runs an installer when opened; similar to an .EXE or .MSI file used by Windows software installers.

More Information

The PUP format has largely been replaced by the .PET format with newer versions of Puppy Linux. A utility called pup2pet can be used to convert PUP files to the PET format.

Program(s) that open .PUP files
Updated 4/26/2012