DMG file

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Jacko2, Jul 16, 2010.

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  1. Jacko2

    Jacko2 Registered Member

    Oct 6, 2006
    How to open a DMG file and can I see on the file if it is for windows or mac?

    Thanks for any suggestions.:thumb:
  2. Cudni

    Cudni Global Moderator

    May 24, 2009
    maybe this
    In Windows, most dmg images can be opened using several other programs such as Acute Systems TransMac, HFSExplorer, 7-Zip, UltraISO or IsoBuster. MacDrive[9] can also mount simple dmg files as drives under windows, but not sparse disk or encrypted dmgs.
    In Linux and possibly other UNIX flavors, most dmg files can be burned to cd/dvd using the program cdrecord or directly mounted to a mountpoint (e.g. mount -o loop,ro -t hfsplus imagefile.dmg /mnt/mountpoint).

  3. the_sly_dog

    the_sly_dog Registered Member

    Feb 28, 2006
    The Heart Of London
    DMG files are mac

    MacDrive is good for windows

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