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PAK file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .pak file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .pak file?
  • What program do I need to open a .pak file?
  • How can the .pak file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .pak files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Quake Engine Data

PAK file is a Quake Engine Data file. The PAK files use ZIP compression and just have different names.
Category: Game Data files
Application: Quake
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PAK aliases:
PAK related links:
PAK related extensions:
Doom Data File

ZIP Archive

Zoo Compressed Archive

Quake 3 Engine Data File

Unreal Tournament 2003 Map File

Project Snowblind Game Data

Unreal Tournament 2004 Package

CoD2 Game Data

CoD2 Fast File

Unreal Tournament Texture Package

Other types of files may also use the .pak file extension.

🚫 The .pak file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ak, apk, lak, pa, pal, pam, pao, pk, pka, pwk, pxk

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Corel Colour Palette
Amstrad CPC Advanced OCP Art Studio Image
Portable Arbitrary Map
Adobe Audition v3 Peak File
Print Artist Project
Kashmir 3D Lake Data
PointLineCAD 3D Keyframe Animation
Android Application Package
Cisco Packet Tracer Activity File
TracerCAD File

🔴 Can't open a .pak file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .pak file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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