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.PUP File Extension

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File TypePlayStation 3 Update File
DeveloperSony
Popularity
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CategoryCompressed Files
File Format Description

File or patch used to update the PlayStation 3 (PS3) system software; may include security patches, bug fixes, and extra operating system features; typically named "PS3UPDAT.PUP."

To update the PS3, go to the Settings menu and select "System Update." You may download the update file from the Internet or from connected storage media, such as a hard disk or Memory Stick. When the PUP file transferred to the PS3, it should be saved in the /PS3/UPDATE folder.

To extract the contents of a PUP file in Windows, use the PS3 PUP Extractor program.

Program(s) that open .PUP files
Updated 9/13/2010

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File TypePuppy Linux DotPup Installer Package
DeveloperPuppy Linux
Popularity
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CategoryCompressed Files
File Format Description

Installation package used by Puppy Linux, a variant of the Linux operating system designed for ease of use; referred to as a "DotPup" file; runs an installer when opened; similar to an .EXE or .MSI file used by Windows software installers.

The PUP format has largely been replaced by the .PET format with newer versions of Puppy Linux. A utility called pup2pet can be used to convert PUP files to the PET format.

Program(s) that open .PUP files
Updated 4/26/2012