>> IPK file

IPK file format description

Many people share .ipk files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ipk file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ipk files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ipk - Zaurus Install Package

IPK file is a Sharp Zaurus install package. IPK file is a gzipped tar archive.

Archive files
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Zaurus Install Package related extensions:
Sony Playstation 3 Package
Binary CPIO Archive
PAQ Compressed Archive
Parity Archive V2
Linux Router Project Package
LH ARC Archive

.ipk - iPack Configuration File

The IPK configuration files are related to Symphonie Data Retriever Software. IPK file is an iPack Configuration File. The NRG Symphonie iPack is a communication module that, when plugged to the NRG Symphonie Anemometer, transmits data collected via Internet through mobile phone technology, with a file attached to any desired e-mail address. The Symphonie Data Retriever Software seems to be no longer supported.

Symphonie Data Retriever Software
Configuration files
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iPack Configuration File related extensions:
Quantec Yardstick Presets
XML4King Configuration
Origin Configuration File
Origin Custom Menu Configuration
Parallels Desktop Configuration File
Code Crusader User Preferences

Naturally, other applications may also use the .ipk file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ipk files. Be especially cautious with .ipk files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .ipk file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .ipk file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ipl, upk, ik, pk, opk, jpk, ipo, ip, ilk, pik, lpk, ipu, ipm, ipj, iok

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

IPLab IPL Image
Unreal Engine 3 Package
CryENGINE IK Animation
Origin Pack File
Visual Studio Incremental Link File
Protel 99 Pick and Place Data

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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