Opening IPK files

Did your computer fail to open an IPK file? We explain what IPK files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your IPK files.

What is an IPK file?

The .ipk file extension is most commonly associated with the Debian software installation packages. The IPK files contain compressed file archives that are derived from DEB files. These files are used to install software on hand-held devices.

The .ipk file extension is also used for Internet package files, Nintendo DS packed image files, NRG iPack files, Sharp Zaurus PDA application install files and Palm WebOS files.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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