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Name Apple Disk Image
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/x-apple-diskimage
Apple Uniform Type Identifier:
PUID:  fmt/1071
Classification Aggregate
Description The Apple Disk Image is a disk image format commonly used by the macOS operating system, and is distinct from the earlier Apple Disk Copy Image 4.2. Please contact the PRONOM team if you are able to provide a more thorough description of this format.
Byte order  
Related file formats Has priority over BZIP2 Compressed Archive  
Has priority over Apple Partition Map Disk Image  
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Apple Computer, Inc.
Supported by Apple Computer, Inc.
Source Datable / Datable
Source date 17 Jul 2017
Source description 11/2023 (v.115)- Max-offset modified from null to 0. Internally researched.
Last updated 14 Nov 2023
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