What is a .SPK File And How To Open It – Synology (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .spk extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .spk file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SPK file?

The file extension .SPK stands for Synology Package. It was developed by Synology. The format of this miscellaneous file is binary.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .spk file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .SPK file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .SPK file on various operating systems.

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .spk file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the 7-Zip software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Corel WinZip and 7-Zip software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SPK file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 right click on your file and choose “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”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SPK file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .spk file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the The Unarchiver software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Apple Archive Utility and The Unarchiver.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SPK file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the The Unarchiver software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .SPK file?

If you are still unable to open the .SPK file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .SPK file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .spk – Atari, .spk – New Wave Concepts, .spk – Ron Schnell. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .SPK file with the 7-Zip, Corel WinZip programs on Windows and The Unarchiver, Apple Archive Utility programs on Mac.