Open APPIMAGE file

Linux portable app

How to open appimage files?

appimage file icon Have you had trouble opening the appimage file on your computer? What are appimage files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is appimage file?

You can identify specific packages of portable apps for Linux by their unique appimage extension.

More information about appimage files: Linux portable app

AppImage file is a format for distributing portable software on Linux without needing superuser permissions to install the application.

It is a compressed image with all the dependencies and libraries needed to run the desired software.


Suggested software to open appimage file

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What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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