Convert Vmdk To Ovf

Converting images from one format to another is generally straightforward.

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qemu-img convert: raw, qcow2, qed, vdi, vmdk, vhd¶

The qemu-img convert command can do conversionbetween multiple formats, including qcow2, qed,raw, vdi, vhd, and vmdk.

  • I need to migrate a Hyper-V server to a cloud provider that uses VMWare. I have run the VMWare converter to get the file into.vmdk format, but I need to convert it to.ovf to use it. I have not found much information with google searches or youtube videos and was hoping someone here might be familiar with this.
  • VMware software uses VMDK file format to store virtual disks, whereas Microsoft Hyper-V uses VHD format. So, many times there comes a situation when you might need to convert VMDK to VHD file format. In this article, we will discuss VMDK and VHD files, and how you can convert VMDK files to VHD format.
  • In my case, was needed repair the disk 'abc.vmdk' before convert the 'abc.vmx' to 'abc.ovf'. Use this for Linux: $ /usr/bin/vmware-vdiskmanager -R /home/user/VMware/abc.vmdk.
qemu-img format strings

Image format

Argument to qemu-img

QCOW2 (KVM, Xen)




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VDI (VirtualBox)


VHD (Hyper-V)


VMDK (VMware)


This example will convert a raw image file named image.imgto a qcow2 image file.

Export Vmdk To Ovf

Run the following command to convert a vmdk image file to a raw image file.

Run the following command to convert a vmdk image file to a qcow2 image file.


The -fformat flag is optional. If omitted, qemu-imgwill try to infer the image format.

When converting an image file with Windows, ensure the virtiodriver is installed.Otherwise, you will get a blue screen when launching the imagedue to lack of the virtio driver.Another option is to set the image properties as below when youupdate the image in the Image service to avoid this issue,but it will reduce virtual machine performance significantly.

Ovftool Convert Vmdk To Ova

VBoxManage: VDI (VirtualBox) to raw¶

Convert Vmdk To Ovf

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If you’ve created a VDI image using VirtualBox, you can convertit to raw format using the VBoxManage command-line toolthat ships with VirtualBox. On Mac OS X, and Linux, VirtualBoxstores images by default in the ~/VirtualBoxVMs/ directory.The following example creates a raw image in the current directoryfrom a VirtualBox VDI image.