.IPSW File Extension

Developer:
Apple
File Type:
iPod and iPhone Software Update File
Popularity:

Having trouble opening .ipsw extension? Don't panic! This page explains what ipsw files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open ipsw files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a IPSW file?

Ipsw file extension has iPod and iPhone Software Update file type, developed by Apple, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

ipsw file icon
Developer:
Apple
File Type:
iPod and iPhone Software Update File
Category:
Misc Files
Format:
Zip

How to open IPSW file?

Double click the ipsw file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .ipsw extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the ipsw extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the ipsw file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open IPSW files

  • Windows Windows
  • MacOS MacOS
  • Linux Linux
    • iPhone Dev Team redsn0w iPhone Dev Team redsn0w

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the ipsw file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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