The File Extensions Database


.DIMG File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple, Inc.
  • Category: Disk image (ISO) binary Files

What is an .DIMG file?

.DIMG is Mac disk image

The dimg file extension is used for some older disk image file format used on Mac platform (probably old Mac SYSTEM, Classic Mac OS, or early versions of OS X).

Most likely no longer supported format.

This dimg 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.


How to open:

Use Disk Utility to work with *.dimg files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dimg file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to solve problems with DIMG files

  • Associate the DIMG file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DIMG file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DIMG files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DIMG 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 .DIMG is Mac disk image. Because only the current version supports the latest DIMG file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Apple, Inc. manufacturer website after an available .DIMG is Mac disk image update.
  • To make sure that your DIMG file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.