What are D71 files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a D71 file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a D71 file?
A .D71 file is a Commodore 1571 Disk Dump file.
A D71 file contains a double-sided 5.25" diskette dump, formatted for use with the Commodore 64 home computer equipped with a Commodore 1571 disk drive. They could hold a total of 349696 bytes.
These dump files contain an exact copy of the disk contents and can be used in emulators that let you run Commodore 64 games and programs on your modern PC. This format is similar to D64, which contains a dump of a diskette formatted for the Commodore 1541 disk drive.
How to open D71 files
We have identified one D71 opener that is compatible with this specific type of D71 file.
Programs that open Commodore 1571 Disk Dump files
Last updated: February 24, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of D71 files. Remember, different programs may use D71 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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