EPK File Extension

EPK file icon
Metin2 Game Data Package
  • Developer
    Ymir Entertainment
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.2 (15 votes)

What is EPK file?

EPK file extension is used by file packages for a popular MMORPG game Metin2. EPK files store various types of data used by the game, including graphics, 3D objects, sounds, scripts , etc.

Location of EPK files

EPK package files are saved in game’s installation directory in a folder named /pack/. Typically they are stored along with related EIX files.

Programs which support EPK file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support EPK files. Files with EPK 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 EPK file

Updated: 02/03/2020

How to open file with EPK extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening EPK files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with EPK 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 EPK files.

Step 1. Get the Metin2

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening EPK files is that no program that can handle EPK files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Metin2 or one to the listed programs: Metin2 File Extractor. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support EPK files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Metin2 installed is by going to developer’s website (Ymir Entertainment Co., Ltd.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Metin2 to the latest version

If you already have Metin2 installed on your systems and EPK 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. This can be one of the causes why EPK files are not compatible with Metin2. The latest version of Metin2 should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Metin2 to EPK files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate EPK files with latest version of Metin2 you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the EPK file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Metin2 is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open EPK files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with EPK extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Metin2 and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with EPK extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the EPK file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the EPK file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The EPK may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the EPK is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. EPK file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the EPK 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 EPK extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Metin2 Game Data Package file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Metin2

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support EPK files. Close all running programs and try opening the EPK file.

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 Metin2 Game Data Package files. It may be the case that the EPK files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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