.DSGM File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .DSGM file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2024.

DSGM File Recovery

What is a .DSGM file?

Project file created using DS Game Maker (DSGM), a program used to develop games for the Nintendo DS hand-held game console; stores "Rooms" (environments in which the game is played), Scripts, Sounds, Objects and Sprites (game images).

What Are Common Causes of ".DSGM" Files Lost or Failure?

There are several common causes of ".DSGM" (Dual Screen Game Manager) files being lost or experiencing failure:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete the ".DSGM" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer's storage.
  2. Software or hardware issues: Problems with the game management software or hardware can lead to the loss or failure of ".DSGM" files. This can include software crashes, compatibility issues, or hardware malfunctions.
  3. Virus or malware attacks: Malicious software can infect and corrupt ".DSGM" files, making them inaccessible or causing them to fail.
  4. File system errors: Errors in the file system, such as disk corruption or bad sectors, can result in ".DSGM" file loss or failure.
  5. Unintentional formatting: Formatting the storage device containing ".DSGM" files without proper backup can lead to their loss.
  6. Power outages or system shutdowns: Unexpected power outages or improper system shutdowns while the ".DSGM" files are in use can cause data corruption or loss.
  7. Human error: Accidental overwriting, moving, or renaming of ".DSGM" files can lead to their loss or failure.
  8. Storage media failure: If the storage device where the ".DSGM" files are stored fails or becomes damaged, it can result in the loss or corruption of the files.

It is important to regularly back up ".DSGM" files to prevent data loss and to use reliable antivirus software to protect against malware attacks.

How to recover lost ".DSGM" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".DSGM" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".DSGM" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".DSGM" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".DSGM" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".DSGM" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".DSGM" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo dS Game Maker Project image file file?

Programs that open ".DSGM" files

Invisionsoft DS Game Maker Invisionsoft DS Game Maker

Additional Information

  • File type: DS Game Maker Project

  • File extension: .DSGM

  • Developer: Invisionsoft

  • Category: Developer Files

  • Format: Binary


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is the purpose of a ".DSGM backup" file?

    A ".DSGM backup" file is not a standard file format or commonly used term. It is possible that you are referring to a specific file format or backup method used by a particular software or system. Without more context or information, it is difficult to determine the exact purpose of a ".DSGM backup" file.

  • How can I create a ".DSGM backup" file for my data?

    To create a ".DSGM backup" file for your data, you can follow these steps:

    1. Determine the location of the data you want to backup. This could be a specific folder or multiple folders containing your files.
    2. Open the file explorer or command prompt on your computer.
    3. Navigate to the location of your data using the file explorer or by using the "cd" command in the command prompt.
    4. Once you are in the correct location, select the files and folders you want to include in the backup. You can do this by holding down the Ctrl key and clicking on each file or folder.
    5. Right-click on the selected files and folders, then choose the "Copy" option from the context menu.
    6. Create a new folder where you want to store the backup file. Right-click in the desired location and select "New Folder" from the context menu. Give the folder a suitable name.
    7. Open the newly created folder, right-click inside it, and choose the "Paste" option from the context menu. This will copy the selected files and folders into the backup folder.
    8. Once the copying process is complete, you have created a backup of your data. The ".DSGM backup" file refers to the folder you created and copied the files into. You can rename the folder to have a ".DSGM" extension if you prefer.

    Remember to regularly update your backup files to ensure your data is protected.

  • Are there any specific tools or software required to restore a ".DSGM backup" file?

    There is no specific tool or software required to restore a ".DSGM backup" file because ".DSGM" is not a recognized file format or backup standard. It is possible that you may be referring to a file format or backup created by a specific software or system that uses the ".DSGM" extension, but without more information, it is not possible to determine the exact requirements for restoring such a file. If you can provide more details about the software or system that created the backup, it would be easier to identify the necessary tools or software for restoration.

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