Files with SPARSIMAGE extension are sparse images made in Mac OS X Disk Utility.

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What is sparsimage file? How to open sparsimage files?

File type specification:

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

The SPARSIMAGE file extension is used for so called sparse images in Mac OS X operating system. These files are created by the Disk Utility.

Unlike a full DMG image, which takes up as much actual space as the real disk it represents (regardless of the amount of unused space), a SPARSEIMAGE takes up only as much actual disk space as the data contained within, up to a maximum of the capacity assigned during creating

The default software associated to open sparsimage file:

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Apple, Inc. logoMac OS X  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

OS X or Mac OS X is Unix-based operating system developed by Apple Inc. for Macintosh computers. It contains basic core applications for everyday use, such as Finder basic file manager, Safari for Internet browsing, QuickTime for video, iTunes for managing audio data and iPod, iOS devices management , iMessage instant messaging, Mail, Contacts, Calendar and many more.

The latest version 10.11 of OS X is called El Capitan. It is available to purchase on Mac App Store as well as is distributed with new Mac computers and notebooks. It includes features to improve the security, performance, design and usability.

OS X operating system was replaced by new macOS in 2016!

Help how to open:

You can work with these files in Apple Mac OS X Disk Utility.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .sparsimage file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .sparsimage 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 sparsimage file, edit sparsimage file, convert sparsimage file, view sparsimage file, play sparsimage file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Software that open sparsimage file - Mac OS X image

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

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