.SDI File Extension

System Deployment Image

The SDI file extension stands for System Deployment Image. SDI files are operating system image files typically created with Windows Embedded Studio. They are used for creating Windows system RAM disk...

General Information

Title SDI File Extension
Extension .sdi
Full Form System Deployment Image
File Type Disk Image File
Developer Microsoft
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Disk image storage
Additional Functions Data streaming
Features Bootable, Compressed

File Characteristics

Quality High
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable With tools

Use Cases

System Deployment Yes
Embedded Systems Yes
Data Recovery Possible

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low
Best Practices Verify integrity

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release With Windows
Latest Version Depends on Windows

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .wim, .iso, .vhd

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Microsoft Windows Licensed Windows
Windows Imaging Format Part of Windows Windows
Windows Embedded Studio Licensed Windows