The DMS file extension related to Disk Masher System an Amiga disk archiving format. The *.dms file stores compressed archive (Disk Masher System format).

There are 3 other file types using
the DMS file extension!

empty icon.dms - Exigen workflow imaging data

empty icon.dms - Dream Maker script file

empty icon.dms - BYOND script file

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Software that works with dms file extension

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DMS file extension - Amiga compressed archive

What is dms file? How to open dms files?

This is a floppy disk image compressed with DiskMasher, an Amiga disk compressor.

DMS (the Disk Masher System) is a proprietary Amiga disk archiving format that was widely used to store and distribute disk images before emulation became widespread. It supports built-in compression, and a few copy protection schemes. DMS is supported well on original Amiga systems, but remains less popular than ADF in the emulation community.

Mime: application/octet-stream

The default software associated to dms file type:

Amiga Forever icon

Cloanto Italia srl logo Amiga Forever  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Cloanto Italia srl

Amiga Forever is an Award-Winning Amiga emulator, preservation and support package brought to you by Cloanto, Amiga developers since 1986.

Help how to open DMS files:

Use ZipZag to open *.dms compressed archives.

How to convert file with extension DMS:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.
For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert emulator files

Related links:

Emulator Zone website

List of recommended software applications associated to the .dms 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 dms file, edit dms file, convert dms file, view dms file, play dms file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Extract dms file

Applications that extract dms file - Amiga compressed archive

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for extract dms file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dms file by default:
Amiga Forever small icon Amiga Forever
Other suggested software:
ZipZag small icon ZipZag

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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