What is a Macintosh disk image?

Answer A disk image is a virtual drive, or mirror image of a physical drive, that is used by most operating systems. In Mac OS, disk images are used to store applications and files.IdentificationDisk imag... Read More »

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What is a disk image?

A disk image is a virtual duplication of the contents from a CD, DVD or hard drive. Disk images come in a variety of formats (e.g. ISO). To run a disk image, a special mounting software is required... Read More »

What is a sparse disk image?

A sparse disk image is a type of backup that users can perform with the Mac OS X operating system's Disk Utility application. Unlike a full image backup, which duplicates all disk content, includin... Read More »

How to Restore a Disk Image in OS X?

Frequently backing up your system is a great way to make sure important files aren't lost. If your Mac freezes or crashes, performing a factory reset with the OS X installation disk will wipe your ... Read More »

How to Make a Disk Image in OSX?

Mac OS X is an operating system for Apple computers, with the X being the Roman numeral for 10. OS X was first released in 1999, and in March of 2010, Apple released OS X 10.6.3. One of the useful ... Read More »