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CRAMFS file format description

Many people share .cramfs files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cramfs file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cramfs files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cramfs - Cramfs Image

The CRAMFS disk image files are related to cramfs tools. CRAMFS file is a Cramfs Image. The compressed ROM file system (cramfs) is a free (GPL) read-only Linux file system designed for simplicity and space-efficiency. It is used on a number of embedded systems and small devices.

cramfs tools
Disk Image files
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Cramfs Image related extensions:
Symantec DiskDoubler Image
Partimage Data
Virtual CD Image
Virtual CD v10 Image
ZIP Compressed ISO Image
Extended DSK Image

Naturally, other applications may also use the .cramfs file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cramfs files. Be especially cautious with .cramfs files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cramfs file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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