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.NUPKG File Extension

2 file types use the .nupkg file extension.

File Type 1NuGet Package

4.2 (31 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper Files

What is a NUPKG file?

File used by NuGet, an extension for Microsoft Visual Studio that provides an interface for managing third-party libraries for .NET projects; contains packaged source code that can be used for developing program components.

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NUPKG files are built from .NUSPEC files, which themselves are built from .DLL assemblies.

NuGet is formally called the NuGet Package Manager. Popular NuGet packages include Microsoft Entity Framework, jQuery, and JSON libraries. You can add NuGet in Visual Studio's Extension Manager window (Tools → Extension Manager).

NOTE: NUPKG files are compressed with Zip compression and can be extracted using a Zip utility, such as Microsoft File Explorer, 7-Zip, Apple Archive Utility, or Corel WinZip.

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Programs that open NUPKG files
Updated 11/18/2019

File Type 2NetUpdate Package

2.3 (3 Votes)
CategoryData Files

.NUPKG File Association 2

Update package used by NetUpdate, a software utility used for updating Intego applications; may contain a patch or content pack for software titles such as VirusBarrier, Personal Antispam, Personal Backup, FileGuard, and ContentBarrier.

Programs that open NUPKG files
Updated 5/19/2012

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