A pak file extension is related to the PAK compressed archive files used by some archive tools for MS-DOS.

There are 4 other file types using
the PAK file extension!

empty icon.pak - Game resource package [common]

empty icon.pak - CrazyTalk SFX file

pak icon.pak - Orgadata LogiKal data

empty icon.pak - Simutrans object

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PAK file extension - ZLIB PAK archive

What is pak file? How to open pak files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The pak file extension is associated with the PAK compressed files used by some data compression programs for MS-DOS operating system.

The pak files use Zlib compression format and they can be uncompressed compatible archive tools, like AlZip and Stuffit.

The default software associated to pak file type:

Zlib icon

Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler logoZlib  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler

Zlib is a software library used for data compression. Zlib was written by Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler and is an abstraction of the DEFLATE compression algorithm used in their gzip file compression program.

Help how to open PAK files:

Use AlZip, or Stuffit to extract data from *.pak files.

How to convert file with extension PAK:

The easiest way how to convert PAK archive is to decompress the PAK archive with the use of Zlib and repack the content with another compression utility of your choice.

List of software applications associated to the .pak file extension

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

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting pak files.

  • Open pak file
  • Create pak file
  • Extract pak file

Software that open pak file - ZLIB PAK archive

Click on the link to get more information about Zlib for open pak file action.

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