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{{Infobox_Software |
 
{{Infobox_Software |
   name = libvmdk |
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   name = libqcow |
 
   maintainer = [[Joachim Metz]] |
 
   maintainer = [[Joachim Metz]] |
 
   os = [[Linux]], [[FreeBSD]], [[NetBSD]], [[OpenBSD]], [[Mac OS X]], [[Windows]] |
 
   os = [[Linux]], [[FreeBSD]], [[NetBSD]], [[OpenBSD]], [[Mac OS X]], [[Windows]] |
 
   genre = {{Disk imaging}} |
 
   genre = {{Disk imaging}} |
 
   license = {{LGPL}} |
 
   license = {{LGPL}} |
   website = [http://code.google.com/p/libvmdk/ code.google.com/p/libvmdk] |
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   website = [http://code.google.com/p/libqcow/ code.google.com/p/libqcow] |
 
}}
 
}}
  
The '''libvmdk''' package contains a library and applications to read the [[VMWare Virtual Disk Format (VMDK)]] format.
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The '''libqcow''' package contains a library and applications to read the [[QCOW_Image_Format | QEMU Copy-On-Write (QCOW) image]] format.
  
 
== Tools ==  
 
== Tools ==  
The '''libvmdk''' package contains the following tools:
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The '''libqcow''' package contains the following tools:
* '''vmdkinfo''', which shows the information about VMDK files.
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* '''qcowinfo''', which shows the information about QCOW files.
* '''vmdkmount''', which FUSE mounts VMDK image files.
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* '''qcowmount''', which FUSE mounts QCOW image files.
  
 
== Examples ==  
 
== Examples ==  
  
FUSE mounting a VMDK image
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FUSE mounting a QCOW image (libqcow 20111009 or later)
 
<pre>
 
<pre>
vmdkmount image.vmdk mount_point
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qcowmount image.qcow mount_point
 
</pre>
 
</pre>
  
 
== History ==  
 
== History ==  
  
Libvmdk was created by [[Joachim Metz]] in 2009.
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Libqcow was created by [[Joachim Metz]] in 2010.
  
 
== Also See ==
 
== Also See ==
* [[VMWare Virtual Disk Format (VMDK)]]
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[[QCOW_Image_Format | QEMU Copy-On-Write (QCOW) image format]]
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
* [https://code.google.com/p/libvmdk/ Project site]
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* [https://code.google.com/p/libqcow/ Project site]
* [https://code.google.com/p/libvmdk/wiki/Building Building libvmdk and tools from source]
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* [https://code.google.com/p/libqcow/wiki/Building Building libqcow and tools from source]
* [https://code.google.com/p/libvmdk/wiki/Mounting Mounting a VMDK image]
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* [https://code.google.com/p/libqcow/wiki/Mounting Mounting a QCOW image]

Revision as of 05:29, 15 July 2013

libqcow
Maintainer: Joachim Metz
OS: Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, Windows
Genre: Disk imaging
License: LGPL
Website: code.google.com/p/libqcow

The libqcow package contains a library and applications to read the QEMU Copy-On-Write (QCOW) image format.

Tools

The libqcow package contains the following tools:

  • qcowinfo, which shows the information about QCOW files.
  • qcowmount, which FUSE mounts QCOW image files.

Examples

FUSE mounting a QCOW image (libqcow 20111009 or later)

qcowmount image.qcow mount_point

History

Libqcow was created by Joachim Metz in 2010.

Also See

QEMU Copy-On-Write (QCOW) image format

External Links