The file extension PUP is associated with Sony PlayStation 3 and Puppy Linux DotPup Installer. Sony PlayStation 3 is a gaming console developed by Sony which is used to play a variety of video games. Puppy Linux DotPup is a program installer which is used with the Puppy Linux operating system. Puppy Linux is a lighter version of the full Linux operating system.
If the PUP file is related to Sony PlayStation 3, it is categorized as a compressed file type that contains updates and security patches for the Sony PlayStation 3 gaming console and operating system. PUP files can be inserted into Sony PlayStation 3 using an external storage device such as a flash drive or other USB type of storage device. PUP files can also be stored in the Updates folder for the Sony PlayStation 3 operating system.
If the file extension PUP is associated with Puppy Linux DotPup, the file is defined as a compressed archive file type that contains data which is used with a DotPup installer package. When this type of PUP file is unzipped, it runs an installer package for various programs used with Puppy Linux. PUP files are used with earlier versions of Puppy Linux where newer versions of Puppy Linux use the file extension PET.
How to Open PUP Files
PUP files that are used with Sony PlayStation 3 can be opened using the PlayStation 3 PUP Extractor, which is a software application designed to extract Sony Update PUP files. Once the files are extracted, they are saved to an external storage device which is then plugged into the Sony PlayStation 3 gaming console. Then you can access the Settings menu for PlayStation 3 and choose System Update to install the files. The PlayStation PUP Extractor is available on the PlayStation 3 News website and is designed for use with the Windows operating system.
If the file extension PUP is part of an earlier version of Puppy Linux, the file can be opened using the Puppy Linux operating system. Puppy Linux is a lighter version of Linux which is designed for optimum efficiency and has been built from the ground up to provide a range of efficient computing applications that can be accessed at a faster speed then other versions of the Linux operating system. Puppy Linux is available for download on the Puppy Linux website.
You can also use a Linux utility application to convert PUP files from earlier versions of Puppy Linux to the file extension PET (Puppyâ€™s Extra Treats) for use with more recent versions of Puppy Linux. The utility is known as pup2pet and is a PET package manager available as a free download on the Puppy Linux website.
If you are a developer and want to open and view the contents of a Linux PUP file, you can use any compression utility application such as PeaZip or p7zip which are cross platform open source compression utility applications available as a free download on the SourceForge website.