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

img icon.img - CloneCD image file [common]

img icon.img - Floppy Image image [common]

empty icon.img - Grand Theft Auto game archive file

empty icon.img - Garmin basemap file

empty icon.img - ZX Spectrum emulator disk image file

empty icon.img - Bitmap picture

empty icon.img - QEMU Qcow disk image file

img icon.img - Google Android boot image

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IMG file extension - Disk Copy, ShrinkWrap disk image file

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.

The default software associated to img file type:

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 IMG files:

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

How to convert file with extension IMG:

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 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting img files.

  • Open img file
  • Create img file
  • Export img file
  • Extract img file

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

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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