The File Extensions Database


.2MG File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Disk Image Files

What is an .2MG file?

.2MG is Apple IIGS Disk Image

Disk image created from a floppy disk formatted for the Apple IIGS, a 16-bit Apple II computer; may contain applications, games, or other files that can be used by an Apple IIGS system.

2MG files are also recognized by various Apple IIGS emulators, allowing them to be opened on newer Macs, as well as Windows and Unix systems.

How to solve problems with 2MG files

  • Associate the 2MG file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 2MG file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.2MG files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 2MG file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .2MG is Apple IIGS Disk Image. Because only the current version supports the latest 2MG file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Apple manufacturer website after an available .2MG is Apple IIGS Disk Image update.
  • To make sure that your 2MG file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.