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PACK.GZ file - Pack200 compressed archive file

What is pack.gz file? How to open pack.gz files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The PACK.GZ file extension is associated with the Oracle Pack200 that is used to compress large files very efficiently, depending on the density and size of the class files in the JAR file. One can expect compression to 1/9 the size of the JAR file, if it contains only class files and is in the order of several MB.

The PACK.GZ file stores Pack200 archive compressed with gzip compression.

The default software associated to pack.gz file type:

Oracle Corporation logoJava Web Start  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Oracle Corporation

Java Web Start is technology developed by Oracle and used to deploy standalone JAVA applications over the network.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .pack.gz file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .pack.gz file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open pack.gz file, edit pack.gz file, convert pack.gz file, view pack.gz file, play pack.gz file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others pack.gz file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pack.gz file - Pack200 compressed archive file

Click on the software link for more information about Java Web Start. Java Web Start uses pack.gz file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).


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