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

img file icon.img - CloneCD image file [common]

img file icon.img - Floppy Image image file [common]

img file icon.img - Grand Theft Auto game archive file

img file icon.img - Disk Copy, ShrinkWrap disk image file

img file icon.img - Garmin basemap file

img file icon.img - ZX Spectrum emulator disk image file

img file icon.img - Bitmap picture

img file icon.img - QEMU Qcow disk image file

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IMG file extension - Google Android boot image

What is img file? How to open img files?

File type specification:

Disk image (ISO) binary file type icon Disk image (ISO) binary file type

img file icon: img filetype icon

The img file extension is among others used by the Google Android operating system for smart phones and tablets.

These *.img files are used by Google Android operating system for its boot image files (bootloader).

The img file can also store image with data for update baseband (radio).

The default software associated to img file type:

Google Android SDK icon

Google Inc. logo Google Android SDK  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Android SDK provides the tools and libraries necessary to begin developing applications that run on Android-powered devices (mobile phones, tablets etc.).

Android SDK was replaced by Android Studio development tool.

Google Android icon

Google Inc. logo Google Android  Google Android software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Google Android is operating system for smart phones and tablet computers developed by the Google. Android is based on the Linux kernel. Basic Android's applications are closely related to Google account and services such as Gmail, Calendar, Maps, YouTube, etc.

Applications for Android are written in Java source code but finally compiled for Android Dalvik virtual machine. In Android 4.4 and later is used new runtime environment called Android Runtime (ART) with JIT compiler.

New applications for Android are available on the Google Play a one of the basic applications in clean Android installation.

Google Android operating system versions:

  • Android 7 Nougat
  • Android 6 Marshmallow
  • Android 5 Lollipop
  • 4.4.x KitKat
  • 4.3.x Jellybean
  • 4.2.x Jellybean
  • 4.1.x Jellybean
  • 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 3.x.x Honeycomb
  • 2.3.x Gingerbread
  • 2.2 Froyo
  • 2.1 Eclair
  • 1.6 Donut
  • 1.5 Cupcake

Help how to open IMG files:

Use Google Android SDK to install *.img file to Google Android phone.

How to convert file with extension IMG:

There is no way how to transform *.img file to other file formats.

List of software applications associated to the .img 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 img file, edit img file, convert img file, view img file, play img file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 of the img files.

  • Open img file
  • Create img file
  • Import img file
  • Recover img file
  • Others img file

Software that open img file - Google Android boot image

Click on the link to get more information about Google Android for open img file action.

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