QCOW Image Format
Revision as of 09:24, 31 December 2010 by Joachim Metz
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