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2MG file extension - XGS Apple IIGS emulator disk image file

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 2mg file type:

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 2MG files:

Your best option to accessing disk image formats is to use some of the virtualization programs that typically support most of the common disk image formats which can be either mounted as virtual drives or burned on physical media.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open disk images

How to convert file with extension 2MG:

Most disk image formats can be nowadays converted to standard ISO format, however conversion between various formats is typically possible. Your best option is typically some disk image management tool with broad format support, for example ISOBuster.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert disk images

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

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X 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's database).

  • Others 2mg file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with 2mg file - XGS Apple IIGS emulator disk image file

Click on the software link for more information about XGS. XGS uses 2mg file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).



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