File Extension Library

.DSK File Extension

  • Category: Disk Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DSK file?

.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 Open .DSK file on different platforms

Open .DSK File on Windows

  • Right-click a .DSK
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .DSK file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .DSK files" Press "Ok"

Open .DSK File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .DSK file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .DSK File on Linux

Right click on the .DSK file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .DSK File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .DSK file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .DSK File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .DSK files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

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.)