What is PKG file?
PKG files are used to install software. They typically contain the Mac OS X Installer Package format and data for the software or programs that you want to install. The PKG file extension is usually written as .pkg.
PKG Format details
|Full Name||Mac OS X Installer Package|
Tools that will help you view PKG files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the PKG extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the PKG file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the PKG file differently than the application dedicated to handling the PKG file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the PKG file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the PKG file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the PKG file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
PKG File Viewers
- Apple Installer
- CharlesSoft Pacifist