What is a .PET File And How To Open It – Barry Kauler


Have you downloaded a file with .pet extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .pet file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .PET file?

The .PET file extension stands for Puppy Linux Install Package. The creator of this file extension is Barry Kauler. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a compressed file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .pet file on 1 platform.

How to open a .PET file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .PET file on various operating systems.

How to open a .PET file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .pet file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the 7-Zip software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe, Corel WinZip, RARLAB WinRAR and 7-Zip.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PET file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the 7-Zip software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .PET file?

If you are still unable to open the .PET file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PET file.pet – Sonnori. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .PET file with the 7-Zip, Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe, Corel WinZip, RARLAB WinRAR programs on Windows.