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Maintainer: Joachim Metz
OS: Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, Windows
Genre: Disk imaging
License: LGPL

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


Libqcow was created by Joachim Metz in 2010.


The libqcow package contains the following tools:

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


FUSE mounting a QCOW image (libqcow 20110916 or later)

qcowmount image.qcow mount_point

Also See

QEMU Copy-On-Write (QCOW) image format

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