Files with pka suffix can be mainly found as archives, created using the PKarc compression utility used in 1980s. Somewhat obsolete file format.
There are 2 other file types using
the PKA file extension!
.pka - Packet Tracer practice activity data
.pka - PointLineCAD 3D keyframe animation
Software that works with pka file extension
PKA file extension - PKArc compressed file archive
What is pka file? How to open pka files?
File type specification:
File extension pka is traditionally associated with the PKarc compression utility and used for one of its default compressed archives.
PKarc was released in the mid-1980s in addition to duplicating the compression techniques used in ARC, added an additional algorithm which produced smaller files. Created by Phillip Walter Katz author of popular zip compression.
A .pka file is the standard compressed archive created with PKarc. It is very rare to find such archive nowadays.
The default software associated to pka file type:
Company or developer:
A free file archiver developed by Igor Pavlov featuring higher compression ratios with LZMA and LZMA2 compression.
It is mainly available for Windows platform (for Mac and Linux are available command line tools) and is the primary program to handle 7z archives. However, also supports various compression file formats.
Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
Unpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z
List of recommended software applications associated to the .pka 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 pka file, edit pka file, convert pka file, view pka file, play pka file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Extract pka file