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Basic information about IMG file

When there is a problem with opening files with the file extension IMG(*.IMG or *.img), you do not need a computer expert. In most cases, using the helpful suggestions of experts contained in our website as well as appropriate programs, you can solve the problem with the IMG file yourself.

There are 12 file types using the IMG file extension in our database. In the further part of this page, you will find detail information about all the IMG file with their brief description and a list of programs that support IMG file sorted by operating systems. The table below provides useful information about the IMG file extension. It answers questions such as:
  • What is the IMG file?
  • How to open a IMG file?
  • What programs do I need to open a IMG file?
  • What programs help to create and edit a IMG file?
  • How to convert IMG files to another file format?
  • How to convert another files to IMG file format?


1.Detail information about IMG file extension: Disk Copy, ShrinkWrap Disk Image File

File type Disk Copy, ShrinkWrap Disk Image File Category Backup Files
Developer N/A File format N/A
Description IMG file is a Disk Copy, ShrinkWrap Disk Image File. The img file extension is originally associated with disk image files created from Floppy disks.

Typically, img floppy disk images are created by the Floppy Image application.

Last floppy disks were produces in march 2010. However, they are still used on older systems for booting and recovery purposes.

This img 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.

Software programs that will open, edit or convert IMG files

Windows
ShrinkWrap
ZipZag
ShrinkWrap
dmg2img

macOS
Disk Copy
Mac OS X
Disk Copy


2.Detail information about IMG file extension: Disc Image Data File

File type Disc Image Data File Category Disk Image Files
Developer N/A File format Binary
Description IMG file is a Disc Image Data File.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert IMG files

Windows
H+H Software Virtual CD
Lightning UK! ImgBurn
Smart Projects IsoBuster
EZB Systems UltraISO
MagicISO


3.Detail information about IMG file extension: Macintosh Disk Image

File type Macintosh Disk Image Category Disk Image Files
Developer Apple File format Binary
Description IMG file is a Macintosh Disk Image developed by Apple.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert IMG files

Windows
All Image
Floppy Image

macOS
Apple Disk Utility
Roxio Toast 16


4.Detail information about IMG file extension: Grand Theft Auto Data File

File type Grand Theft Auto Data File Category Game Files
Developer Rockstar Games File format Binary
Description IMG file is a Grand Theft Auto Data File developed by Rockstar Games.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert IMG files

Windows
Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto 3
Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto 4
IMG Tool
SparkIV
OpenIV
ImgEd


5.Detail information about IMG file extension: ERDAS IMAGINE Image File

File type ERDAS IMAGINE Image File Category GIS Files
Developer ERDAS File format Binary
Description IMG file is a ERDAS IMAGINE Image File developed by ERDAS.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert IMG files

Windows
ERDAS IMAGINE
ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop
GDAL


6.Detail information about IMG file extension: Floppy Disk Image

File type Floppy Disk Image Category Disk Image Files
Developer N/A File format Binary
Description IMG file is a Floppy Disk Image.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert IMG files

Windows
RawWrite
DiskCopy

Linux
RawWrite


7.Detail information about IMG file extension: Garmin Map File

File type Garmin Map File Category GIS Files
Developer Garmin File format Binary
Description IMG file is a Garmin Map File developed by Garmin.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert IMG files

Windows
Garmin Mobile PC
cGPSmapper
MapUpload
GPS Map Manager
MapSetToolKit
Sendmap

Linux
cGPSmapper


8.Detail information about IMG file extension: GEM Image

File type GEM Image Category Raster Image Files
Developer Novell File format Binary
Description IMG file is a GEM Image developed by Novell.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert IMG files

Windows
Adobe Photoshop CC 2017
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017
Corel PaintShop Pro 2018
GEM Paint
Corel Presentations X8

macOS
Adobe Photoshop CC 2017


9.Detail information about IMG file extension: ZX Spectrum Emulator Disk Image File

File type ZX Spectrum Emulator Disk Image File Category Game Files
Developer N/A File format N/A
Description IMG file is a ZX Spectrum Emulator Disk Image File.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert IMG files

Linux
XZX-Pro


10.Detail information about IMG file extension: Bitmap Picture

File type Bitmap Picture Category Raster Image Files
Developer N/A File format N/A
Description IMG file is a Bitmap Picture.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert IMG files

Windows
Ventura Publisher
AutoCAD
ERDAS IMAGINE
ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView)
IrfanView

Linux
RADIANCE


11.Detail information about IMG file extension: QEMU Qcow Disk Image File

File type QEMU Qcow Disk Image File Category Developer Files
Developer N/A File format N/A
Description IMG file is a QEMU Qcow Disk Image File.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert IMG files

Windows
Qemu Manager

Linux
QEMU


12.Detail information about IMG file extension: Google Android Boot Image

File type Google Android Boot Image Category Disk Image Files
Developer N/A File format N/A
Description IMG file is a Google Android Boot Image.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert IMG files

Windows
EaseUS MobiSaver for Android
Google Android SDK

macOS
Google Android SDK for Mac

Linux
Google Android SDK for Linux

Android
Google Android



How to convert IMG files to another file format?

There are 19 records in our database eligible for IMG files to another file format conversion. If you want to achieve IMG to another files conversion, you may use the option.



How to convert another files to IMG file format?

There are 36 records in our database eligible for another files to IMG file format conversion. If you want to achieve another files to IMG conversion, you may use the option.



Can't open a IMG file?

When you click a file to open it, operating system examines the filename extension. If operating system recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When operating system does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

”Can't open this file: example.IMG”。

To open this file, you install one of the applications from the list of software programs that you found here, you should be able to open, edit or convert the file with the IMG extension without any issue.


Where I can download the application that support IMG file?

If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program), you will find more information there on the location where to download the required application. Most often they are the websites of software manufacturers.


How to change file associations?

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click "Open With".
  • In the "Open With" dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click "Browse" to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the ”Always use the selected program to open this kind of file” check box.


Can I change the extension of IMG files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read/open the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format. Select a software program from our list and install it on your computer. If the file has not opened correctly, you have to look for a different software program from our list. Sometimes you have to repeat the operation several times.


What else may cause problems width open a IMG file?

The reasons for the lack of the ability to open a IMG file on your computer may be at least several. The easiest thing is to find a suitable application installed on your computer, which will open a IMG file. If there is still something wrong, you might want to check:

  • Whether the IMG file is damaged.
  • Whether the IMG file is incorrectly linked in the registry entries.
  • Whether the IMG file extension has been accidentally removed from the Windows registry.
  • Whether the installation of an application that supports the IMG file format is incompletely.
  • Whether the IMG file is infected.
  • Whether the drivers of the equipment used for opening a IMG file are up to date.
  • Whether your computer has enough hardware resources to open a IMG file.

If the IMG file still not working with your software after eliminating the above shortcomings? That means that the problem is more complex and requires the help of a specialist.