If you find file DMG extension in your windows system and you don’t know what to do then this article is going to help you. Some people think that these file contain viruses but this is not true this is a disk image file which is mostly use in MAC OS. These file is not helpful for windows use. Now let’s move to next step and know more about that file extension and its uses.
What is .dmg extension file?
Many of us are unknown about this file extension and we look this type of as virus or malwares. But the truth is .dmg file is not a virus or any type of malware. DMG file is a disk image which is mostly use in MAC OS and it work as an ISO file for windows. DMG files can mount in Apple MacBook as ISO file in windows operating. We can say DMG file is a disk image file which can use in Apple MacBook.
This disk image contain program installation file for Apple application but this can be use to compress files. As we can also use ISO file to compress our file. DMG and ISO both is different file which can be use in their own environment.
NOTE:- DMG file is supported by newer version MAC OS X version 9.0 and older MAC OS support IMG file extension.
How to open DMG File in windows?
Despite of all these things you can extract .dmg file in your windows operating and you can use these if you need it.
There are many tools for extracting DMG files. But here we use 7-Zip and DMG Extractor. Both of these are free to download and use.
It is free to use but up to 4 Gb of file. To extract bigger file you need to buy its professional version of this application. Using this application is very easy and free version allows 5 file to extract at a time.
Download and install application and double click on .dmg file.
And wait until application is open and then click on extract and choose one of them which you want. Here I choose first option to extract the file.
7-Zip is one of the amazing compressor tools and it is free to use with user friendly tools.
Download and install in your windows pc and right click on .dmg file.
Now go to 7-Zip and then extract file and your task will start. Now you can see the files there which are compressed in your .dmg file.
These two are the best application and easy to use these tools. If you don’t want to download and want to compress it into in iso file then try this how to compress it in to iso file and here you will see easy and you will get it easily in your hand.