UPG File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an UPG file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .UPG files.

What is an UPG file?

Files that contain the .upg file extension are most commonly associated with firmware upgrade files. These UPG files contain the firmware upgrade data that adds new and updated versions of the firmware and added functions to an associated hardware device.

A variety of firmware applications use the .upg file extension for many different hardware devices, such as the Pioneer DVJ-1000 and devices using the Verizon Versalink.

The SIEMENS Automation License Manager also uses the .upg file extension. These files contain license files for the software application, storing a user's license information and ensuring that unauthorized use of the software is not allowed.

How to open UPG files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension UPG for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different UPG openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension UPG

While we know of one file format using the .UPG file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .UPG file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of UPG files. Remember, different programs may use UPG files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

ANCILE uPerform ClientANCILE uPerform ClientUser submitted
PonyProg2000PonyProg2000User submitted
RWD uPerform ClientRWD uPerform ClientUser submitted
RWD uPerformRWD uPerformUser submitted
Ken Ward's ZipperKen Ward's ZipperUser submitted
BurnerBurnerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with UPG-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with UPG-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!