A 2mg file extension is related to the XGS emulator of Apple IIGS computer. A 2mg file contains disk image.

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Software that open 2mg file

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2MG file extension - XGS Apple IIGS emulator disk image

What is 2mg file? How to open 2mg files?

File type specification:

Disk image (ISO) binary file type icon Disk image (ISO) binary file type

2MG (or 2IMG) - disk image format used on XGS and other IIgs emulators. These are .dsk or .nib images with a prefix (usually 64 bytes) which includes information about size, format, sector ordering, volume number, locked/unlocked, etc..

2MG files may also have a Comment and/or extra file information added following the disk image data. The format can accommodate disk images ranging from 5.25" diskette up through hard disk.

You can use ASIMOV2 to convert .2MG files back to diskette form as well as for creating .2MG files from 800k diskettes. The utility Imgutnew.exe can be used to convert most available Diskcopy images to 2MG format on PC.

The default software associated to open 2mg file:

XGS  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Joshua M. thompson

XGS is an Apple IIGS emulator.Since XGS is written entirely in C for Unix systems, it is highly portable, and should compile on most platforms with only a few platform-specific modifications. There are public ports for Unix, Windows 95 & NT, MacOS, and MS-DOS. Joshua maintains the Unix and Win32 versions, the MacOS version is maintained by Michael Bytnar.

Help how to open:

Use XGS emulator to work with *.2mg disk images.

How to convert:

2mg files can be exported to other disk image formats.

List of software applications associated to the .2mg file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open 2mg file, edit 2mg file, convert 2mg file, view 2mg file, play 2mg file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting 2mg files.

Software that open 2mg file - XGS Apple IIGS emulator disk image

Programs supporting the exension 2mg on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about XGS for open 2mg file action.


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