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[[QEMU]] uses the '''QEMU Copy-On-Write (QCOW)''' files to store a disk image.
  name = libnk2 |
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  maintainer = [[Joachim Metz]] |
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  os = [[Linux]], [[FreeBSD]], [[NetBSD]], [[OpenBSD]], [[Mac OS X]], [[Windows]] |
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  genre = {{Analysis}} |
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  license = {{LGPL}} |
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  website = [http://libnk2.sourceforge.net libnk2.sourceforge.net] |
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The '''libnk2''' package contains [[Linux]] based library and applications to read the [[Nickfile (NK2)]] format.
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== MIME types ==
  
It will be ported to other platforms like [[FreeBSD]] [[NetBSD]] [[OpenBSD]] [[Mac OS X]] and [[Windows]] as well.
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== File signature ==
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QCOW files start with hexadecimal: 0x51 0x46 0x49 0xfb (ASCII: "QFI.")
  
== History ==  
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== File types ==
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Currently there are versions of the QCOW format; version 1 and 2. Version 2 is the preferred format.
  
Libnk2 was created by [[Joachim Metz]] in 2009, while working for [http://en.hoffmannbv.nl/ Hoffmann Investigations].
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== Contents ==
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The QCOW format is used to store a disk image.
  
No application files have been released yet.
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== Encryption ==
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The QCOW2 format supports optional AES encryption
  
== Tools ==  
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== See also==
The '''libbk2''' package contains the following tools:
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* '''nk2export''', which exports the items stored in NK2 files
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* '''nk2info''', which shows information about NK2 files.
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== External Links ==
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* [http://people.gnome.org/~markmc/qcow-image-format-version-1.html The QCOW Image Format]
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* [http://people.gnome.org/~markmc/qcow-image-format.html The QCOW2 Image Format]
  
* [http://libnk2.sourceforge.net libnk2 project site]
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[[Category:File Formats]]

Revision as of 10:30, 31 December 2010

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 (ASCII: "QFI.")

File types

Currently there are versions of the QCOW format; version 1 and 2. Version 2 is the preferred format.

Contents

The QCOW format is used to store a disk image.

Encryption

The QCOW2 format supports optional AES encryption

See also