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DPK file format description

DPK file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with DPK files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the DPK file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing DPK files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 Windows Application Manager Deleted Package

The DPK file is categorized under Archive. It is associated with Microsoft Windows, serving as a Windows Application Manager Deleted Package. Microsoft Windows is a group of Operating Systems manufactured by Microsoft. Visit the website of Microsoft Windows for a detailed description of the DPK format.

Application:Microsoft Windows
Category:Archive files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Windows Application Manager Deleted Package related extensions

  • myc Simply Safe Backup Archive
  • bee BeeGui Bee Archiver Archive
  • bza IZArc BGA Archive
  • kextraction Keka Extraction Package

#2 Delphi Package

The DPK file is categorized under Development. It is associated with Embarcadero Delphi, serving as a Delphi Package. Delphi DPK file contains the source code for a package, which are most often collection of multiple units. Visit the website of Embarcadero Delphi for a detailed description of the DPK format.

Application:Embarcadero Delphi
Category:Development files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Delphi Package related extensions

  • fxh MetaTrader 4 Backup Data
  • d43 IAR System MSP430 Debug Data
  • vtk ParaView VTK Data File
  • gcc GCC Related Data

#3 Starmageddon Game Data

The DPK file is categorized under Game Data. It is associated with Project Earth: Starmageddon, serving as a Starmageddon Game Data. Project Earth: Starmageddon is a science fiction space-based real-time strategy video game developed by Lemon Interactive. Visit the website of Project Earth: Starmageddon for a detailed description of the DPK format.

Application:Project Earth: Starmageddon
Category:Game Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Starmageddon Game Data related extensions

  • vfn Stronghold 3 Game Data
  • stk Rail3D Stock and Scenery Model
  • ant SimAnt for Windows Saved Game
  • af Doom 3 Articulated Figures Data

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Windows can't open your DPK file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this DPK file.

To set the DPK file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set DPK file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle DPK files with care

Exercise caution when handling DPK files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar DPK files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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