Image files are files containing raw images of a drive.
With programs like Runtime's RAID Reconstructor,
and Captain Nemo
you can process these image files like real physical
Image files can consist
This is helpful when imaging a drive larger
than the maximum file size (2GB or 4GB, depending on the operating system).
Fragments of a multiple file image are about 656MB in size. A smaller size
indicates the end of the file set. If there are more than 1000 fragments, the
numbering switches from '001', ..., '999' to 'A00', ...'ZZZ'.
- one file (e.g.
- multiple files
(e.g. 'drive128.img', 'drive128.001', 'drive128.002', ...)
You can use compressed image files (e.g. 'drive128.imc') by selecting
'Compressed image data files (*.imc)' as file type in the file open dialog.
This feature enables you to create drive images much smaller than the original.
Compressed files can be multiple file images too. We recommend not to use
See also: Drives,
Physical Drives, Creating
an Image File, Virtual Images