The File Extensions Database


.DMS File Extension

  • Category: Disk Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DMS file?

.DMS is Disk Masher Image

Compressed Amiga disk image created using The Disk Masher (DMS); originally used by actual Amiga computers to archive floppy disks; now often used to create disk images that can be opened by Amiga emulators, such as Amiga Forever.

Programs that open Disk Masher Image
Windows
Cloanto Amiga Forever
WinFellow
WinUAE
Mac
The Unarchiver
Cloanto Amiga Forever
MaxUAE
File Type 2 Dream Maker Script
Developer by: BYOND Category: Game Files Format: Text

Script (i.e. "connect.dms") run by Dream Seeker, a client for playing online games; created by Dream Maker, part of the BYOND (Build Your Own Net Dream) suite of programs.

Programs that open Dream Maker Script
Windows
BYOND
Mac
BYOND
Linux
BYOND

How to solve problems with DMS files

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