There are 10 other file types using
the DSK file extension!

empty icon.dsk - Delphi project desktop

empty icon.dsk - Novell NetWare disk driver

empty icon.dsk - ZX Spectrum emulator data

dsk icon.dsk - Disk image

empty icon.dsk - MSX-DOS disk image

empty icon.dsk - Lotus Notes design elements

empty icon.dsk - SHARP MZ-series emulator data

empty icon.dsk - Simple IDs database

dsk icon.dsk - Microsoft Windows XP system restore backup

empty icon.dsk - WinImage disk image file

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DSK file extension - VMware virtual disk

What is dsk file? How to open dsk files?

The dsk file extension was also used by earlier versions of VMware products for files that contain saved virtual disks from a virtual machine build.

The latest versions of VMware are using the VMDK file extension instead.

This dsk file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open dsk file:

VMware Workstation icon

VMware, Inc. logoVMware Workstation  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VMware, Inc.

VMware Workstation is popular application used to create virtual computer machines in one desktop or laptop computer. It supports virtualization of many computer operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, MS-DOS, FreeBSD etc.

VMware Workstation can convert an existing physical computer into VMware virtual machine. Each virtual machine represents a complete computer, including processor, memory, network connections etc. VMware Workstation is distributed for Microsoft Windows and Linux.

Help how to open:

You can work with these files using VMware virtualization programs, provided you have all of the files of the virtual machine system.

How to convert:

Generally speaking, whole virtual machines can be transfered from one virtualization plarform to another, let's say from VMWare to VirtualBox. However, you can rarely do a conversion for just certain parts of the whole virtual machine, like the disk images.

Find conversions from dsk file:

dsk to bin

dsk to ova

dsk to vhd

Find converter to dsk file type:

bin to dsk

ovf to dsk

vmdk to dsk

List of software applications associated to the .dsk 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 dsk file, edit dsk file, convert dsk file, view dsk file, play dsk file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 dsk files.

Software that open dsk file - VMware virtual disk

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

Microsoft Windows:

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