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 - Disk Copy, ShrinkWrap disk image

empty icon.img - Garmin basemap data

empty icon.img - ZX Spectrum emulator disk image

empty icon.img - Bitmap picture

img icon.img - Google Android boot image

IMG file extension - QEMU Qcow disk image

What is img file? How to open img files?

The img file extension is associated with the QEMU processor emulator that is able to emulate x86, x86-64, ARM, ETRAX CRIS, MIPS and other platforms.

The img file contains disk image used by QEMU.

The default software associated to open img file:

Qemu Manager picture or screenshot

Qemu Manager  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
David T Reynolds

Qemu Manager, is an easy to use management tool for the QEMU emulator.  It has a wealth of features for creating, managing and running multiple virtual machines.

QEMU icon

QEMU  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Fabrice Bellard

QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer. When used as a machine emulator, QEMU can run OSes and programs made for one machine (e.g. an ARM board) on a different machine (e.g. your own PC). By using dynamic translation, it achieves very good performances.

Help how to open:

Use QEMU to open .img disk image files.

How to convert:

Probably can be converted to other 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 backup img file - QEMU Qcow 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 backup img file action.

Microsoft Windows:


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