>> MPKG file

MPKG file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mpkg - Mac OS X Metapackage

The MPKG archive files are related to Mac OS X Installer. MPKG file is a Mac OS X Metapackage. A metapackage is an installation package that contains other installation packages. The enclosed packages can be component packages or metapackages (but not distribution packages).

Mac OS X Installer
Archive files
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Mac OS X Metapackage related extensions:
Zyxel NSA-32x Application Package
Yamaha Expansion Pack
Sony PlayStation 3 Game Archive
XLN Audio Package
WinZip Mac Archive
AMP1-16 Update Archive

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

Can't open a .mpkg 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 .mpkg file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

hpkg, lpkg, mkg, mpg, mpk, mpkt, pkg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Liferay Package
DataFlex Compiled Package
Sony Playstation 3 Package
MokkAnnotator Mokkan Glass Data
Atari ST Compressed Dali Image
Microsoft SMS Distribution Manager Package

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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