DMG Files are OS X disk image files and are supported in Mac OS X operating system. These are disk images like ISO files and normally contain program installation files for Apple applications. Many times, we felt the need to open DMG files in Windows. There are several ways to open DMG files in Windows PC. Some of the useful ones are discussed here:
DMGExtractor is a lightweight tool that works greatly for unzipping DMG files. When files are less than 4 GB, you can avail benefit of its free version but for bigger ones, you will need to buy the professional version. The working of this tool is very simple. You just need to download the program and install it on your Windows PC. It deals exclusively with DMG files in Windows. Just right click the DMG file you want to open, and click Open with DMG Extractor option. You can also open the file by launching DMG Extractor and selecting the file.
7-Zip is a popular choice to open DMG files in Windows. It is a free tool to compress and uncompress files. In addition to Zip and RAR formats, it also extracts DMG files. You can download it by clicking here. On successful installation, simply go to the DMG file that you want to open and right-click it. Now, select 7-Zip and choose Extract Here. You will see the extraction progress and soon all files contained in the DMG file will be seen. It offers an easy and simple way to extract DMG files and see all contents in your Windows PC.
HFSExplorer is another good choice that you can install on your Windows PC. It allows you to open Mac-formatted disk images in your computer or laptop. The first step is to download and install Java SE Runtime Environment 5.0 or greater version and then download HFSExplorer. Run it and click File> Load file system and browse for the DMF file that you want to open. That’s it!
These were some of the free tools to open DMG files in Windows. If you have better options, do share them with us in the comments section below.
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