What is a PKG file
PKG files can be found on Apple computers running under Mac OS X. These files contain a package of compressed files used for the installation of different software on a Mac. Software contained in a PKG file can be installed by simply double-clicking on the PKG. To view the individual contents, a right-click is needed.
PKG files are typically used to install software and programs on a computer running with Mac OS X. The programs can be installed individually by manually double-clicking and thus executing the PKG files. However, PKG files can also be part of an installer script that executes the PKG files automatically when run.
Here's a small, but not exhaustive list of programs that can open PKG documents:
- Apple Installer
- CharlesSoft Pacifist