File Extension Library

.DSK File Extension

  • Category: Disk Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .DSK files and how to open them?

Can't open .DSK file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .DSK file.

What is a .DSK file extension?

.DSK file extension has been classified as Disk Image Files. The format of .DSK file is Binary

.DSK is Disk Image

Generic disk image format created by disk imaging programs; may be from an older program that images 3.5" diskettes, or from a newer program that creates larger disk images; often compressed to save disk space; can be mounted to appear as a disk on the desktop for Mac or within My Computer for Windows.

NOTE: Since the ".dsk" extension is used as a generic marker for multiple types of disk images, a DSK file created in one program may not be compatible with another program.

List of all softwares that can open the Disk Image
Gilles Vollant WinImage
SoftAmbulance Partition Doctor
R-Tools Technology R-Studio
Apple Disk Utility
File Type 2 Borland Project Desktop File
Developer by: Borland Category: Developer Files

Project file created by Borland Delphi or C++ development software; may store several files and resources referenced by the project.

List of all softwares that can open the Borland Project Desktop File
Embarcadero Delphi
File Type 3 Simple IDs Database
Category: Database Files

Database of ID cards created by Simple IDs, an identification card creator program

List of all softwares that can open the Simple IDs Database
DSKE Simple IDs

How to fix problems with .DSK files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DSK files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DSK file format
  2. You need to check the .DSK file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)