There are 2 file types use the .OMG file extension:
1. Image File
Disk image created by O&O DiskImage, a Disk image creation and file backup application; contains a perfect copy of the original disk image; the disk image copy includes all the sectors of the drive and creates an image of the file system with all the files and folders; similar to .ISO, .BIN, and .DMG disk image files.
To create the OMG file:
- Select the "Start drive imaging" option on the main Start page or select from the menu.
- Check the box next to the source drive you'd like to create the image from and select .
- A "Drive Imaging" window will open with the "Target" directory highlighted and other imaging options. Once you tailor the options to your liking, click . When the process is completed, click .
To restore an image using the OMG file:
- Select the "Start restoration" option on the main Start page or select from the menu.
- Navigate to the OMG file you'd like to restore and click .
- Check the box next to the source drive you'd like to restore the drive from under "Source drive," then check the box next to the drive you want to restore to under "Target drive," and select .
- A "Drive restoration" window will open with the "Target" directory highlighted and other restoration options. Once you tailor the options to your liking, click . When the process is completed, click .
To convert the OMG file to a .VHD file:
- Select from the menu.
- Select "Image files (OMG)" under "Source," click , navigate to your OMG file, select , check the box next to your contained volume, and then click .
- Select "Virtual hard disk (VHD)" under "Target," customize any options you want (note the Target path where your VHD file will be created), and click .
- Once the process is complete, click .
NOTE: You can convert a VHD file to OMG by reversing the "Source" and "Target" file selections.
Image20131215.omg - Name of an OMG file that was created on December 15th, 2013. O&O DIskImage creates files by listing the type (Image) and then the date it was created.
Conversion20131217.omg - Name of an OMG file that was created on December 17th, 2013. O&O DIskImage creates files by listing the type (Conversion) and then the date it was created.
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Updated: May 16, 2014
2. OpenMG Audio File
Compressed audio file that uses Sony's OpenMG technology; based on Sony's ATRAC3 format, but also includes digital rights management DRM to prevent files from being copied illegally; supported by SonicStage, Sony's music jukebox program.
Updated: October 24, 2007