Packer may refer to:


*Sir Herbert Annesley Packer, a British officer in the Royal Navy
*Sir Frank Packer, father of Kerry Packer
*Kerry Packer, Australian billionaire and media magnate
*James Packer, billionaire, son of Kerry Packer
*J. I. Packer, theologian
*Alferd Packer, cannibal
*George Packer, American journalist and novelist
*Boyd K. Packer, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
*Richard Packer, British Transport Icon famous for catchphrase "Sock it to Him!"
*Douglas Ricardo Packer, footballer with Juventus F.C.
*Earl L. Packer

ports teams

*Green Bay Packers, an American football team in Green Bay, Wisconsin
*Anderson Packers, a former professional basketball team that played for Anderson, Indiana in 3 different leagues, from 1946 to 1951
*Chicago Packers, the former name of the NBA team the Washington Wizards, when they played in Chicago, Illinois for the 1961-62 NBA season
*Kansas City Packers, a Federal League baseball team from 1914 to 1915


*A pack train operator (eg outfitter)
*A meat packer
*A household goods packer for moving; see moving company

Other uses

*A packer is a phallic object worn to simulate male genitals; see packing (phallus)
*The Packer Collegiate Institute
*a runtime packer is a component used to reduce executable sizes. The most common one is UPX (other famouse ones are Aspack, Armadillo, FSG...). However, packers are sometimes used in malware to evade detection, like Morphine.

See also

* Packing
* Pack

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