.UPX File Extension

Markus Oberhumer
File Type:
Ultimate Packer for eXecutables File

Having trouble opening .upx extension? Don't panic! This page explains what upx files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open upx files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a UPX file?

Upx file extension has Ultimate Packer for eXecutables file type, developed by Markus Oberhumer, which is associated with the "executable files" category.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

upx file icon
Markus Oberhumer
File Type:
Ultimate Packer for eXecutables File
Executable Files

How to open UPX file?

Double click the upx file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .upx extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the upx extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the upx file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open UPX files

  • Windows Windows
    • Ultimate Packer for eXecutables Ultimate Packer for eXecutables
    • PeaZip PeaZip
  • Linux Linux
    • Ultimate Packer for eXecutables Ultimate Packer for eXecutables

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the upx file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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