xdms - Man Page

decompressing Amiga DMS files


xdms [-d destdir] [-p passwd] [-q] [-v] <command> dmsfile [outputfile]

xdms u

Unpack file

xdms b

Show attached banner

xdms d

Show attached FILEID.DIZ

xdms f

View full image information

xdms t

Test archive

xdms v

View DMS archive information

xdms x

Extract files inside DMS archives using readdisk

xdms z

Unpack to disk image and compress with gzip


This manual page documents briefly the xdms command.

xdms is a tool for decompressing Amiga DMS files. DMS files contain disk images that are these days mainly useful for Amiga emulation. It can unpack DMS images to ADF images.


-d destdir

Unpack to a separate destination directory.


Override errors. Useful for desperate data salvaging.

-p passwd

Decrypt with a password.


Be quiet.


Be verbose.


To unpack a DMS file, do:

xdms u foo.dms



See Also

amigadepacker(1), lha(1), ppcrack(1), uae(1). unadf(1), unlzx(1), xPK(1)


xdms was written by Andre' Rodrigues de la Rocha, but now hosted and maintained by Heikki Orsila <heikki.orsila@iki.fi>.

This manual page was written by Gürkan Sengün <gurkan@linuks.mine.nu>, for the Debian project, and Heikki Orsila <heikki.orsila@iki.fi>.


December 11, 2005