.PACKAGE File Extension

There are 3 file types use the .PACKAGE file extension:

  1. Electronic Arts Game Package File
  2. Linux Autopackage File
  3. FOREVER Art Kit Package

1. Electronic Arts Game Package File

Electronic Arts Game Package File
  • Developer Electronic Arts
  • Popularity
    4.2 (351 votes)
  • Category Game Files
  • Format Binary

A PACKAGE file is a resource package file used by various Electronic Arts (EA) games, including The Sims 2, The Sims 3, The Sims 4, The Sims Online, Spore, and SimCity 4. It stores an archive of one or more game files, often in XML format and may include 3D models, textures, sounds, and other game data, such as characters and neighborhood information. PACKAGE files are saved in EA's standard DBPF archive format.

Many PACKAGE files can be edited and repackaged with SimPE, a free editor for The Sims 2. They may also be created and modified with The Sims 2 ContentManager, a program officially released by Electronic Arts for modifying The Sims 2 content.

Software's name License Platforms
Ambertation SimPE Ambertation SimPE Free Windows
Electronic Arts Spore Electronic Arts Spore Paid MacWindows
Electronic Arts The Sims 2 Electronic Arts The Sims 2 Commercial MacWindows
Electronic Arts The Sims 3 Electronic Arts The Sims 3 Commercial MacWindows
Electronic Arts The Sims 4 Electronic Arts The Sims 4 Commercial MacWindows
S3PE S3PE Free Windows
SporeEdit SporeEdit Free Windows

Updated: August 20, 2019

2. Linux Autopackage File

Linux Autopackage File

Archive containing contents of a Linux program and associated files; created with the Autopackage package management system for Linux; installed using the Autopackage installer program.

Autopackage is intended for creating application installers rather than system level installers.

Software's name License Platforms
Autopackage Autopackage Linux

Updated: March 19, 2007

3. FOREVER Art Kit Package

FOREVER Art Kit Package
  • Developer FOREVER
  • Popularity
    3.1 (7 votes)
  • Category Misc Files
  • Format N/A

A PACKAGE file contains an art kit for FOREVER Artisan, a digital scrapbooking application. It stores scrapbooking content, such as page templates, cards, seasonal decorations, and creative splatters, which can be added to scrapbook projects. PACKAGE files are typically purchased and downloaded from the FOREVER online store and imported into the program.

Digital art kits may also be saved in an SBKIT or PAKIT file. You can import a kit in Artisan by selecting "Import content" from the Home menu.

NOTE: FOREVER was formerly known as Panstoria and Artisan is based off Storybook Creator, which was formerly known as Panstoria.

Software's name License Platforms
FOREVER Artisan FOREVER Artisan Free Trial Windows

Updated: September 19, 2018

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