IMA File Type

- The quick facts

What are IMA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an IMA 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 an IMA file?

IMA files have multiple uses, and MS-DOS FAT Disk Image is one of them.

MS-DOS FAT Disk Image

Files with the .ima extension are most commonly associated with disk image files. The IMA file contains the entire contents of a hard drive or CD in the same order that the data appears on the physical device.

How to open IMA files

We have identified 4 IMA openers that are compatible with this specific type of IMA file.

Programs that open MS-DOS FAT Disk Image files


Last updated: June 29, 2022

All known file formats using extension .IMA

While MS-DOS FAT Disk Image is a popular type of IMA-file, we know of 6 different uses of the .IMA extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Actor Image Snapshot

Actor is a programming language invented by Charles Duff in 1988. Actor is a fully object-oriented language, like Smalltalk, where everything from strings to integers is an object.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different IMA openers which you will find listed below.

IncrediMail Data File

We know that one IMA format is IncrediMail Data File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

IMA opener for Windows

We have identified one IMA opener that is compatible with this specific type of IMA file.


PPrint Image

PPrint was a Desktop Publishing (DTP) software product for the Commodore Amiga home computer.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different IMA openers which you will find listed below.

More file formats using the IMA extension

Through our research of IMA files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • ImageMixer Project
  • WinImage Disk Image

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of IMA files. Remember, different programs may use IMA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

IsoBusterIsoBusterUser submitted
IrfanViewIrfanViewUser submitted
WinArchiverWinArchiverUser submitted
Total Commander Ultima PrimeTotal Commander Ultima PrimeUser submitted
DAEMON ToolsDAEMON ToolsUser submitted
ExtractNow ApplicationExtractNow ApplicationUser submitted
WinImage application fileWinImage application fileUser submitted
MKEditorMKEditorUser submitted
DimedrisDimedrisUser submitted
UltraISO PortableUltraISO PortableUser submitted

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