Open dsk file
Did your computer fail to open dsk file? We explain what dsk files are and recommend software that we know can open your dsk files.
What is dsk file?
Files with dsk file extension can be commonly found as various disk files. Used as extensions since the time of DOS and APPLE II.
dsk file description
The dsk file extension is used for a disk image format.
The "disk image" is typically a file containing every data byte on a diskette, i.e. Catalog tracks, files, DOS (if present) etc. One kind of disk image, NIB, tries to preserve all disk information (e.g. sector headers, sync bytes, etc.).
Apple II emulators running on a PC, Mac, etc. treat disk image files like diskettes. Disk image files are also a handy way to archive Apple II disks on hard disk and to maintain wares on ftp and other download sites.
These dsk (usually .dsk) files are disk image files used by popular Apple II emulators like AppleWin to run A2 wares on the PC or Mac.
Software that will open dsk file
Other dsk file extensions
dsk - Delphi project desktop
Files with dsk extension can also be found as desktop setting files from Delphi IDE developed by Borland.
dsk - Lotus Notes design elements
Files with dsk file extension can also be found as saved design elements for old Lotus Notes program.
dsk - Microsoft Windows XP system restore backup
Files with dsk file extension can be found as system restore backup file from Windows XP operating system.
dsk - MSX-DOS disk image
Files with dsk file extension may also be found as very old disk images for MSX-DOS operating system.
dsk - Novell NetWare disk driver
A dsk file extension is related to the Novell NetWare operating system and used for its disk drivers.
dsk - SHARP MZ-series emulator data
A dsk file extension is related to emulators of SHARP MZ computer.
dsk - Simple IDs database
A dsk file extension is related to the Simple IDs and used for its databases.
dsk - VMware virtual disk
Files with dsk file extension can be found as virtual disks from earlier versions of VMware virtualization products. No longer used and replaced by VMDK format.
dsk - WinImage disk image file
Files with dsk file extension may also be found as special disk images from WinImage disk imaging suite.
dsk - ZX Spectrum emulator data
Files with dsk file extension can also be found as disk emulator files for some ZX Spectrum Emulators.