A .package file extension is related to the Linux Autopackage software.

There are 2 other file types using
the PACKAGE file extension!

package icon.package - Microsoft Visual Studio SharePoint package

empty icon.package - Electronic Arts game data archive

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Software that open package file

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PACKAGE file extension - Linux Autopackage data

What is package file? How to open package files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The package file extension is associated with the Autopackage application.

Autopackage was a tool for creating and installing software packages compatible with most Linux distributions.

It is no longer actively developed but merged with the Listaller project.

This package file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: August 21, 2018

The default software associated to open package file:

Linux operating systems icon

Various Linux developers logoLinux operating systems  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Various Linux developers

Linux is family of Unix-based operating systems. Linux kernel supports variety of devices such as desktop computers, smart phones, tablet computers, routers, video game consoles etc. Linux is also leading operating system for servers. Linux is available for free in many distributions on the Internet.

Popular distributions for desktops are Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian. For servers are variants of Red Hat, Xandros, Slackware, Debian, SUSE etc.

Operating system for smart phones called Android is also based on Linux. Nokia developed Linux based operating systems for smart phones called MeeGo and Maemo.

Help how to open:

Use Linux Autopackage to open *.package files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .package 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 package file, edit package file, convert package file, view package file, play package file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with package file - Linux Autopackage data

Click on the software link for more information about Linux operating systems. Linux operating systems uses package 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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