QCOW Image Format
Revision as of 10:24, 31 December 2010 by Joachim Metz (Created page with "QEMU uses the '''QEMU Copy-On-Write (QCOW)''' files to store a disk image. == MIME types == == File signature == QCOW files start with hexadecimal: 0x51 0x46 0x49 0xfb (ASC...")
QEMU uses the QEMU Copy-On-Write (QCOW) files to store a disk image.
QCOW files start with hexadecimal: 0x51 0x46 0x49 0xfb (ASCII: "QFI.")
The QCOW format is used to store a disk image.
The QCOW2 format supports optional AES encryption