What is a .ROM File And How To Open It

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .rom extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .rom file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .ROM file?

The .ROM file extension comes from Read Only Memory Image. The format of this file is binary, and it is a disk image file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .rom file on 4 platforms.

How to open a .ROM file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Mini vMac software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ROM file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Mini vMac software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .ROM file on Mac

To open the .rom file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Mini vMac software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ROM file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Mini vMac software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .ROM file on Linux

To open the .rom file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Mini vMac software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .ROM 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Mini vMac software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .ROM file on Android

There is easy way to open the .rom file on Android.

Step 1

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

The first step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

While trying to open the file, it won’t work.

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

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the Mini vMac for Android software and install it. The other software that opens the .rom file on Android is Basilisk II for Android, Mini V II and Mini vMac for Android. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

Still cannot open the .ROM file?

If you are still unable to open the .ROM file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .ROM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .rom – Tripwire Interactive. 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 .ROM file with the Mini vMac program on Windows, Mini vMac program on Mac, Mini vMac software on Linux and Mini vMac for Android, Basilisk II for Android, Mini V II software on Android.