VMDK help

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by chris24pc, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. chris24pc macrumors newbie

    Mar 14, 2012
    essex uk
    I have osx running Mavericks. I've just purchased a workshop manual for my car comprising 2 x discs. I am unable to open the files on the discs but they all appear to have the extension .vmdk
    Can anyone advise me on how to open them please?
  2. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5


    Jun 6, 2003
    Solon, OH
    VMDK? That's VMware's virtual disk format. You'll need VMware Fusion 6 for Mac to open those.
  3. brand macrumors 601


    Oct 3, 2006
    You are right and I do not disagree with you on the VMDK file extension.

    What is strange is that the manual for his car would come in that form of file. Especially without making it very clear at the time of purchase that another third party product would be required to even use the manuals he was buying. Usually those will come in PDF format or some sort of scanned image format.

    Those must be some manuals if they take up two discs.

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