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This is how to make a DMG file for when you need to put something on a disc and well the possibilities are endless really.
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Step 1: Open Disc Utility

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Open Disc Utility. Go to Applications, Utility, DIsc Utility.

Step 2: Click New Image

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Click New Image

Step 3: Name it Size it and Save It

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Step 4: FINISH

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Now your Done
gmjhowe6 years ago
How you finding the 7000 build of windows 7? good ible, i suggest a short list of uses for this. Maybe, you could work on a full sized ible about all the features of disk utility.
fredandjoe213 (author)  gmjhowe6 years ago
Well for windows 7 I went onto the windows 7 beta site and downlaoded it and i think i will work on a large list of uses for DMG files
I meant how are you finding it in terms of how is it, and what do you think to it?
fredandjoe213 (author)  gmjhowe6 years ago
wow thats much better than what i thought you said
Aww, man! I was going to comment on the Win 7 in the left hand side of the first screenshot. I have Win 7 and am running it on an 80 GB HDD. Since I skipped Vista (XP ftw!) Win 7 is amazing to me.
fredandjoe213 (author)  cyrozap6 years ago
I also skipped Vista and went from XP to win7
lowercase6 years ago
I still don't feel comfortable with the fact that I need to specify a fixed file size from the start. Isn´t there a way to auto-resize the DMG like when compressing a ZIP or RAR?
fredandjoe213 (author)  lowercase6 years ago
yeah that seems to be the problem alot but you can make bigger than what you need.
sure, but what if I need a small file to distribute on the web? Does all of this files you download are carefully measured to make a .DMG according to the files it contain?. Maybe there's an application to create them with the smallest possible size, I'll take a look around...

In Disk Utility:

File/New/Disk Image From folder...

or command+shift+N

Take a look at this to add some fancy features to your image file like a background and to hide some things.
fredandjoe213 (author)  lowercase6 years ago
thats interesting