Unity Package Format
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    Unity Technologies
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What is UNITYPACKAGE file?

UNITYPACKAGE filename suffix is mostly used for Unity Package Format files. Unity Technologies defined the Unity Package Format format standard. UNITYPACKAGE files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. UNITYPACKAGE file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1258 other filename extensions listed in our database. Unity supports UNITYPACKAGE files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. On the official website of Unity Technologies developer not only will you find detailed information about theUnity software, but also about UNITYPACKAGE and other supported file formats.

Programs which support UNITYPACKAGE file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with UNITYPACKAGE files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. UNITYPACKAGE files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support UNITYPACKAGE file

Windows Windows

How to open file with UNITYPACKAGE extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening UNITYPACKAGE files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with UNITYPACKAGE extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with UNITYPACKAGE files.

Step 1. Install Unity software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening UNITYPACKAGE files is that no program that can handle UNITYPACKAGE files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Unity and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Unity website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Unity and update if needed

You still cannot access UNITYPACKAGE files although Unity is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. 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 Unity installed, it may not support UNITYPACKAGE format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Unity.

Step 3. Assign Unity to UNITYPACKAGE files

After installing Unity (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open UNITYPACKAGE files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the UNITYPACKAGE with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Unity is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open UNITYPACKAGE files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

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

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

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the UNITYPACKAGE file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the UNITYPACKAGE file for viruses or malware

If the UNITYPACKAGE is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. UNITYPACKAGE file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the UNITYPACKAGE file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with UNITYPACKAGE 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 out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Unity Package Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Unity

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Unity Package Format file. It may be the case that the UNITYPACKAGE files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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