SPARSEIMAGE file extension - Apple MAC OS X sparse disk image
What is sparseimage file? How to open sparseimage files?
The sparseimage file extension is associated with Mac OS X Disk Utility.
These sparseimage files are disk images created with the application.
The sparseimage images are very similar to DMG disk images, but their size is limited to the actual size of the data in them.
Encrypted sparseimage files are used by FileVault, a data protection app from OS X.
From OS X 10.7. Lion FileVault uses encrypted sparsebundle files.
This sparseimage 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 sparseimage file type:
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Apple Disk Utility is disk utility distributed with Mac OS X operating system. It is able to configure and format new disk partitions, mount disk images, create, burn, or convert disk images.
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List of software applications associated to the .sparseimage 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 sparseimage file, edit sparseimage file, convert sparseimage file, view sparseimage file, play sparseimage file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 of the sparseimage files.
- Open sparseimage file
- Create sparseimage file
- Import sparseimage file
- Extract sparseimage file
- Others sparseimage file
Software that open sparseimage file - Apple MAC OS X sparse disk image
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