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How to open .dmg file extension?

File Type : Disk Image file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .dmg file extension?

.dmg file extension is a known file type. This section tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The DMG file extension is used by the mountable disk image created in Mac OS X. These files contain raw block data typically compressed and sometimes encrypted and is commonly used for Mac OS software installers that are downloaded from the Internet. When opened, it mounts a virtual disk on the desktop. The DMG format replaces the previous version, .IMG file format used in Mac OS Classic. The DMG images can be opened with the Apple Disk Utility that is bundled with Mac OS X. Important: The DMG files are specifically created for Mac and are not envisioned for use in Windows. However, Windows Daemon Tools may be able to mount virtual drives from some DMG image files. Some other utilities might be able to convert DMG files to a format recognized by Windows.
You can see a list of software programs below that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .dmg files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • PeaZip
  • 7-Zip
  • Acute Systems TransMac
  • Catacombae HFSExplorer
  • Reincubate DMG Extractor
  • Catacombae HFSExplorer
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Incredible Bee Archiver
  • Roxio Toast 12
  • Apple disk Utility
  • Catacombae HFSExplorer