IMG file: How can I open a .IMG file?
The table below provides useful information about the .img file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .img file?
- What program do I need to open a .img file?
- How can the .img file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .img files to another format?
We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource.
✅ CloneCD Image
The IMG file is a CloneCD Image. CloneCD IMG file is the main channel data of all tracks of the CD.
✅ Magellan eXplorist Map Image
The IMG file is a Magellan eXplorist Map Image. Magellan eXplorist is a handheld GPS receiver unit.
✅ ADEX Corporation Bitmap
The IMG file is an ADEX Corporation Bitmap.
✅ OpenMap Raster Geo Data
The IMG file is an OpenMap Raster Geo Data. OpenMap is an Open Source JavaBeans-based programmer's toolkit. Using OpenMap, you can quickly build applications and applets that access data from legacy databases and applications.
✅ ZX Spectrum Gigascreen Bitmap
The IMG file is a ZX Spectrum Gigascreen Bitmap. The ZX Spectrum is a home computer created by Sinclair Research Ltd in U.K. in 1982.
✅ Atari ST GEM Bit Image
The IMG file is an Atari ST GEM Bit Image. The Atari ST is a line of home computers from Atari Corporation and the successor to the Atari 8-bit family.
✅ ERDAS Imagine Image Data
The IMG file is an ERDAS Imagine Image Data. ERDAS IMAGINE is a remote sensing application with raster graphics editor abilities designed by ERDAS (Earth Resource Data Analysis System) for geospatial applications. ERDAS IMAGINE is aimed primarily at geospatial raster data processing and allows the user to prepare, display and enhance digital images for mapping use in geographic information system (GIS) or in computer-aided design (CADD) software
✅ QEMU Qcow Disk Image
The IMG file is a QEMU Qcow Disk Image. QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.
✅ Psion OPL Image
The IMG file is a Psion OPL Image. Open Programming Language (OPL) is an embedded programming language for portable devices that run the Symbian OS.
✅ Android Boot Image
The IMG file is an Android Boot Image. Android is a mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software, designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
✅ VICAR Image
The VIC file is a VICAR Image. VICAR (Video Image Communication and Retrieval) is a collection of image processing programs supported by the Multimission Image Processing Laboratory (MIPL) at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), for use in manipulating and analyzing spacecraft images.
✅ BIAS Fringe Processor Image
The MSK file is a BIAS Fringe Processor Image. The Fringe Processor is a software-tool for fringe evaluation and scientific image processing. It is used for education, research and development, in universities as well as in the industry.
⚠ Be careful with .img files.
It's important to know that the .img file extension can be used by various programs, not just the ones you expect. This includes potentially harmful software or malware that might create .img files. Be cautious when dealing with .img files from unknown sources.
🔄 .img converters
The following softwares are capable of converting .img files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .img file can be converted into one of the following formats:
🚫 The .img file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
🔴 Can't open a .img file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Select an app to open this .img file
It means that the operating system does not have a default app associated with the .img file type. To resolve this issue and open the file, you can take the following steps:
- Right-click on the .img file. A context menu will appear.
- From the context menu, select Open with. Windows will display a list of recommended apps.
- If the desired app is listed, select it from the provided options.
- If you cannot find the appropriate app, you may need to install software that supports the specific file type.
If you don't know how to change the default app for the .img file, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. The extension of a file serves as a hint to the operating system and various software programs about the type of data contained within the file. When you alter a file's extension, you essentially modify how software applications interpret and handle that file. Every file has a specific format, also known as its file type or file format. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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