What is IMA File Extension?

Overview

IMA is an image file format for Disk Images or Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) which stores data in image formats in these disks. It stores whole data in the Binary format of the disk including metadata and headers. It stores data in Floppy Disks (1.44 MB of 3.5 inches). Users can take help of a hardware to locate the file extension.

Category

It falls in the category of image files.

Supportive Apps

It is a flexible file format supporting multiple software.

Nero ImBurn

PowerISO

VLC media player

GNU Image Manipulation app

WinArchiver (Winimage)

Developer

It is an open source, accessible to everybody.

MIME Type

application/octet-stream

Location

Its location is user-defined. By default, it is stored in the app where images are stored in Windows.  In Linux, there is a special method to locate the file extension.

  • mkdir /mnt/floppy
  • /sbin/losetup /dev/loop0 ./TheDiskImage.IMA
  • mount -t vfat /dev/loop0 /mnt/floppy

How to open or view IMA File Extension

Multiple file format supports IMA including PowerISO, UltraISO, WinArchiver, and WinImage.