Did your computer fail to open a D82 file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .D82 files.
What is a D82 file?
A .D82 file is a Commodore 8250 Floppy Disk Dump file. A D82 file contains a byte-for-byte dump of a dual-sided 5.25" diskette formatted for use with the Commodore PET and CBM home computers equipped with a Commodore 8250 floppy disk drive. Each of these disks can hold a total of 1066496 bytes.
These dump files contain an exact copy of the disk contents and can be used in emulators that let you run Commodore PET and CBM 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 D82 files
You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with extension D82 for different purposes. We have identified 1 D82 opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of D82 file.
Programs that open D82 files
Suggest another file format using extension D82
While we know of one file format using the .D82 file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .D82 file.
Various D82 file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of D82 files. Remember, different programs may use D82 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.