What is a .D64 File And How To Open It (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .d64 extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .d64 file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .D64 file?

The .D64 file extension comes from Commodore 64 Disk Image. The file is a disk image file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .d64 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .D64 file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .D64 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .D64 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .d64 file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the DirMaster software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: WinVICE and DirMaster.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .D64 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the DirMaster software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .D64 file on Android

To open the .d64 file on Android, please follow these easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .D64 file in the download folder

The first step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

Please locate the app “Google Play Store” (picture above) and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the Joerg Jahnke Mobile C64 software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. The other software that opens the .d64 file on Android is Joerg Jahnke Mobile C64. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

Still cannot open the .D64 file?

If you are still unable to open the .D64 file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .D64 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .d88 – Toshiba Pasopia 7 Disk File, .da0 – Microsoft, .da1 – AGT Game Data File, .da2 – HammerTap, .da2 – Lavasoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .D64 file with the DirMaster, WinVICE programs on Windows and Joerg Jahnke Mobile C64 software on Android.