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unpkg for Mac

Unpack .pkg files.

Free
In English
Version 4.8
4.5
Based on 15 user rates

unpkg overview

unpkg is a utility that simply unpacks all the files in a Mac OS X package (.pkg file) into a folder. Very handy, and GNU GPL free too!

Features:
  • Super quick, no non-sense unpacking
  • Easy drag-'n'-drop interface
  • Extracts both standard packages and metapackages (.mpkg files)
  • Does not require any passwords (unpack all those archives that want Administrator privileges!)
  • Unpacks both old-style (10.4 and before) and new-style (10.5 and later) packages, even on 10.4
  • Automatic unpacking of files to a folder named after the package in the same directory if possible, or the Desktop
  • Good package detection (unpkg will not try to unpack something that's not a package, and easily handles malformed packages)
  • Licensed under the GNU GPL
  • On GitHub. Clone and fork away

What’s new in version 4.8

  • Ported from Python 2 to 3 due to the former's deprecation in macOS 12.3

unpkg for Mac

Free
In English
Version 4.8
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4.5

(16 Reviews of unpkg)

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  • User Ratings

Saratxe
Saratxe
Mar 20 2021
4.7
5.0
Mar 20 2021
5.0
Version: 4.7
Very useful! Thank you very much!
nekrosounds
nekrosounds
Aug 6 2020
4.6
5.0
Aug 6 2020
5.0
Version: 4.6
Signed in just to say a massive thank you! Works like a charm :)
bbw7
bbw7
Feb 22 2013
4.5
5.0
Feb 22 2013
5.0
Version: 4.5
This is a very handy application. Works as advertised in 10.6.8. Just say "No" to blindly installing packages.
manzanat
manzanat
Aug 30 2012
4.5
5.0
Aug 30 2012
5.0
Version: 4.5
Does what it says on the tin perfectly.
GeogProf
GeogProf
Sep 22 2011
4.5
5.0
Sep 22 2011
5.0
Version: 4.5
Really great app, saves lots of time in the course of an average workweek. It’s even better when you can read the contents of a .pkg using Suspicious Package before unpacking it with unpkg (http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/26833/suspicious-package). Thanks to the developer for making it free!
Dolphinboy2u
Dolphinboy2u
Jan 4 2022
4.7
5.0
Jan 4 2022
5.0
Version: 4.7
Sushi
Sushi
May 26 2021
4.7
4.0
May 26 2021
4.0
Version: 4.7
nekrosounds
nekrosounds
Aug 6 2020
5.0
Aug 6 2020
5.0
Version: null
leedo
leedo
Jul 25 2014
5.0
Jul 25 2014
5.0
Version: null
chawya22
chawya22
Feb 1 2014
1.0
Feb 1 2014
1.0
Version: null
davyboy
davyboy
Oct 7 2013
5.0
Oct 7 2013
5.0
Version: null
bbw7
bbw7
Feb 22 2013
5.0
Feb 22 2013
5.0
Version: null
manzanat
manzanat
Aug 30 2012
5.0
Aug 30 2012
5.0
Version: null
GeogProf
GeogProf
Sep 22 2011
5.0
Sep 22 2011
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jan 15 2011
5.0
Jan 15 2011
5.0
Version: null
Tice
Tice
Jan 17 2009
5.0
Jan 17 2009
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Aug 1 2005
3.3
Aug 1 2005
3.3
Version: null
White-Fire
White-Fire
Nov 7 2004
4.3
Nov 7 2004
4.3
Version: null
iLeopard
iLeopard
Jan 11 2030
4.7
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 4.7
Saratxe
Saratxe
Jan 11 2030
4.7
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 4.7