DEVPAK File Extension

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Dev-C++ Developer Package
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What is DEVPAK file?

Full format name of files that use DEVPAK extension is Dev-C++ Developer Package. Bloodshed defined the Dev-C++ Developer Package format standard. DEVPAK files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. DEVPAK file belongs to the Developer Files category just like 992 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling DEVPAK files is Dev-C++, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Dev-C++ software was developed by Bloodshed, and on its official website you may find more information about DEVPAK files or the Dev-C++ software program.

Programs which support DEVPAK file extension

Programs that can handle DEVPAK files are as follows. Files with DEVPAK suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support DEVPAK file

How to open file with DEVPAK extension?

Being unable to open files with DEVPAK extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with DEVPAK files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with DEVPAK files.

Step 1. Download and install Dev-C++

Problems with opening and working with DEVPAK files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DEVPAK files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install Dev-C++ or one to the listed programs: ZipZag. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Dev-C++ website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Dev-C++ and update if needed

If you already have Dev-C++ installed on your systems and DEVPAK files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Dev-C++ installed, it may not support DEVPAK format. The most recent version of Dev-C++ is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Dev-C++ Developer Package files with Dev-C++

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DEVPAK files with latest version of Dev-C++ you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the DEVPAK file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Dev-C++ is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DEVPAK files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DEVPAK extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Dev-C++ and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DEVPAK extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the DEVPAK is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the DEVPAK file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the DEVPAK file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the DEVPAK is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the DEVPAK file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the DEVPAK file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with DEVPAK extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Dev-C++

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DEVPAK extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Dev-C++ Developer Package files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle DEVPAK files.

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