How to open Disk image format used on XGS and other IIgs emulators disk images ranging from 5.25 inch diskette up through hard disk .2mg files
Have you had trouble opening the 2mg file on your computer? What are 2mg files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is 2mg file?
A 2mg file extension is related to the XGS emulator of Apple IIGS computer. A 2mg file contains disk image.
Disk image format used on XGS and other IIgs emulators disk images ranging from 5.25 inch diskette up through hard disk description
2MG (or 2IMG) - disk image format used on XGS and other IIgs emulators. These are .dsk or .nib images with a prefix (usually 64 bytes) which includes information about size, format, sector ordering, volume number, locked/unlocked, etc..
2MG files may also have a Comment and/or extra file information added following the disk image data. The format can accommodate disk images ranging from 5.25" diskette up through hard disk.
You can use ASIMOV2 to convert .2MG files back to diskette form as well as for creating .2MG files from 800k diskettes. The utility Imgutnew.exe can be used to convert most available Diskcopy images to 2MG format on PC.
Suggested software to open 2mg file
Apple IIGS emulator for Unix