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D64 file format description

D64 file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with D64 files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the D64 file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing D64 files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 Commodore 64 Disk Image

The D64 file is categorized under Disk Image. It is associated with Vice C64 Emulator, serving as a Commodore 64 Disk Image. D64 is a file format used by C64 emulators to store images of disks. Visit the website of Vice C64 Emulator for a detailed description of the D64 format.

Application:Vice C64 Emulator
Category:Disk Image files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:x64

Commodore 64 Disk Image related extensions

  • msx MSX Disk Image
  • d81 Commodore VC-1581 Disk Image
  • cat MacImage Hybrid CD-ROM Image
  • mds Media Descriptor for Disk Image

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Windows can't open your D64 file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this D64 file.

To set the D64 file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set D64 file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle D64 files with care

Exercise caution when handling D64 files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar D64 files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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