The package file extension is related to the Linux Autopackage software.
There are 2 other file types using
the PACKAGE file extension!
.package - Microsoft Visual Studio SharePoint package
.package - Electronic Arts game data archive file
Software that works with package file extension
PACKAGE file extension - Linux Autopackage file
What is package file? How to open package files?
File type specification:
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.
The default software associated to package file type:
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.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .package file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X 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).
- Others package file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with package file - Linux Autopackage file
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.).