Informations about the DMG filename extension and the file formats associated with it
We collected the information you should know about the .dmg filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .dmg file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.
1 filename extension(s) are in our database
.dmg - Mac OS X Disk Image
The DMG file is a Disk Image file, which is connected to the Mac OS X Disk Image according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Mac OS X Disk Image (.dmg) files can be opened or converted with the help of Mac OS X Disk Copy.
- Format description:
- DMG format
- Disk Image
- Mac OS X Disk Copy
- Magic string:
- - / -
- Related links:
- Related extensions:
Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .dmg file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .dmg extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .dmg files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.
The .dmg file can’t be opened on your computer?
If the program necessary for opening the .dmg file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .dmg file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.
While opening the .dmg file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:
- The .dmg file might have been damaged during download. Try downloading the file again.
- It’s possible that the .dmg file was created with a newer version of the application. If you’re not using the newest version, then try updating the applicationi.
- The file’s access rights aren’t properly adjusted. Check the file’s access rights.
- Harmful programs may have modified the associations for the filename extensions. Run a virus check on your computer.
- The Windows registry’s database is damaged. With the help of Windows System Restore, you can return to a previous state with system settings that still work.
Incorrectly given .dmg extension
The .dmg filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .dmg files.
wmg, cmg, smg, mg, dmy, dmt, dmn, dmb, dlg, xmg, dg, vmg, rmg, dng, dmv
Maybe you’re not even looking for the .dmg file extension?
It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .dmg extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.
- Chessmaster Saved Game
- Delphi Menu Template
- Sybase PowerDesigner Data Movement Model Backup
- Bioware Aurora Dialog Data
- 3DVia Composer Model
- NBA 2K12 Saved Game
The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.
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