There are 8 other file types using
the IMG file extension!

img icon.img - CloneCD disk image [common]

img icon.img - Floppy Image image [common]

empty icon.img - Grand Theft Auto game archive

empty icon.img - Garmin basemap data

empty icon.img - ZX Spectrum emulator disk image

empty icon.img - Bitmap picture

empty icon.img - QEMU Qcow disk image

img icon.img - Google Android boot image

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IMG file extension - Disk Copy, ShrinkWrap disk image

What is img file? How to open img files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

The img file extension is also used by the backup utilities Disk Copy and ShrinkWrap for OS X operating system.

This type of .img file contains a backup disk image used to restore data in computer. This IMG format stores data in Apple Macintosh NDIF disk copy format.

This img 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 img file:

ShrinkWrap picture or screenshot

ShrinkWrap  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Aladdin Systems, Inc.

ShrinkWrap was a disk managing utility for Classic Mac operating system. It has been discontinued years ago.

Apple, Inc. logoDisk Copy  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Disk Copy was the default utility for handling disk images in System 7 through Mac OS X 10.2. It was replaced by the DiskImageMounter and Disk Utility.

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Help how to open:

Use Disk Copy or ShrinkWrap to open .img disk image files.

How to convert:

Possibly can be converted to other disk image formats.

List of software applications associated to the .img 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 img file, edit img file, convert img file, view img file, play img 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 img files.

Software that open img file - Disk Copy, ShrinkWrap disk image

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with img file by default:
Other suggested software:
ZipZag small icon ZipZag

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with img file by default:
Disk Copy
Other suggested software:
Mac OS X small icon Mac OS X

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