unpkg
unpkg
4.7

5.0

unpkg free download for Mac

unpkg for Mac4.7

15 March 2021

Unpack .pkg files.

What is unpkg for Mac

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:
  • Universal Binary, 10.4.11 and above
  • 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 unpkg

Version 4.7:
  • Native Apple Silicon support: rebuild w/ arm64 and x86_64 binaries

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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!
Tice
Tice
Jan 17 2009
4.0
5.0
Jan 17 2009
5.0
Version: 4.0
Great app. I nearly allways use it to or before installing pkg's. I don't know about .mpkg, but in earlier versions it worked to rename the file to .pkg and then use unpkg.
Shotgunweddings
Shotgunweddings
Jan 17 2009
4.0
0.0
Jan 17 2009
0.0
Version: 4.0
Works fine for .pkg's but it doesn't work with .mpkg Might prove handy down the road anyways. Thanks
Guest
Guest
Aug 1 2005
1.61
3.3
Aug 1 2005
3.3
Version: 1.61
Dropped 3 different packages on this. For 2 of them it kicked out empty folders. I doubt a 1.2 MB file contained nothing.
Guest
Guest
Jun 22 2005
1.6
0.0
Jun 22 2005
0.0
Version: 1.6
I've never seen this much discussion about an icon before. Interesting as it is, an icon is an icon, it doesn't matter.
Guest
Guest
Mar 6 2005
1.5
3.3
Mar 6 2005
3.3
Version: 1.5
Works as advertised! But it would be nice if it could extract individual files from the package, too.
Guest
Guest
Nov 28 2004
1.4
3.3
Nov 28 2004
3.3
Version: 1.4
The word 'platypus' itself is not in any way copyrighted or owned by the Olympic Committee, but that particular image of an animated platypus is in-fact a mascot from the Sydney 2000 games. Do a bit of research and you'll see for yourself.
Guest
Guest
Nov 27 2004
1.3
3.3
Nov 27 2004
3.3
Version: 1.3
The Developer might want to change the icon, or he might end up in a law suit. (The animal, being a platypus, was a mascot of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.)
Tenjinando1
Tenjinando1
Nov 8 2004
1.2
0.0
Nov 8 2004
0.0
Version: 1.2
I have downloaded both the previous version and this. In both cases all I get is "drag package to unpkg" but no unpacking whatsoever.
White-Fire
White-Fire
Nov 7 2004
1.2
4.3
Nov 7 2004
4.3
Version: 1.2
Finally. I can unpack .pkg without having to go and get my father to enter his password!
Guest
Guest
Nov 4 2004
1.0
3.3
Nov 4 2004
3.3
Version: 1.0
great application.
Guest
Guest
Nov 4 2004
1.0
3.3
Nov 4 2004
3.3
Version: 1.0
Works as described. Very cool.
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5.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • ARM
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
  • Apple Silicon Native Support
License: 
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