A vdi file extension is used for VirtualBox Virtual Disk Image files. VirtualBox is free virtualization software for Windows, Mac and Unix based operating systems. Virtual Disk Image is proprietary VirtualBox container file format used to emulate physical disk that store virtualized operating system and virtualized data.
There are 3 other file types using
the VDI file extension!
.vdi - VirtualDub debug info file
.vdi - Virtuo CD Manager disk image
.vdi - StepMania debug resource file
Software that works with vdi file extension
VDI file extension - VirtualBox disk image
What is vdi file? How to open vdi files?
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The vdi file extension is associated with VirtualBox, a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86-64 based platform that runs on multiple operating systems and is currently developed by Oracle.
The vdi files are virtual disk images (VDI) stored in VirtualBox proprietary file format. Virtual Disk Images are container format used to store all virtualized data and virtualized operating system in one file (virtualized physical disc).
VirtualBox contains command line tool named VboxManage that is able to change many settings in virtual disk images as well as convert VDI files to VHD Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk and VMDK VMWare virtual disk file formats.
The default software associated to vdi file type:
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VirtualBox is popular open-source multi-platform free x86 virtualization software package. VirtualBox supports virtualization of many operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, OpenBSD etc.
VirtualBox has own specific virtual container format called Virtual Disk Image (VDI), where it stores virtual machine. VirtualBox also supports containers from other applications, such as WMvare and Microsoft Virtual PC.
List of software applications associated to the .vdi 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 vdi file, edit vdi file, convert vdi file, view vdi file, play vdi 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 vdi files.
- Open vdi file
- Convert vdi file
- Create vdi file
Software that open vdi file - VirtualBox disk image
Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open vdi file action.