D64 file format description

Many people often share .d64 files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .d64 files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .d64 files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .d64 files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .d64 file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.d64 - Commodore 64 Disk Image

The D64 disk image files are related to Vice C64 Emulator. The D64 file is a Commodore 64 Disk Image. D64 is a file format used by C64 emulators to store images of disks.

Application:Vice C64 Emulator
Category:Disk Image files
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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
  • tao Track-at-Once CD/DVD Image
  • ifu All Image Disk Image

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .d64 file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .d64 extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .d64 files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .d64 files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .d64 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select 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. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as 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 desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  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 applications can open .d64 files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .d64 file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

c64, d4, dt4, f64, r64, v64, w64, x64

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .d64 filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .d64:

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