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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.

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About File Extension IPK

File.org aims to be the go-to resource for file type- and related software information. We spend countless hours researching various file formats and software that can open, convert, create or otherwise work with those files.

If you have additional information about the IPK file format or software that uses files with the IPK suffix, please do get in touch - we would love hearing from you.