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How to convert disk image to virtual disk file (.vmdk or .vhd)?

Why to convert disk image to virtual disk file?

Differing from physical hard disk, virtual hard disk is a file used as storage media for virtual machine. P2V (physical to virtual) can help you:

  • Migrate operating system on physical machine to virtual machine when creating a new virtual machine.
  • Convert physical disk image to virtual disk image to transfer data easily.

P2V (physical to virtual) function provided by EaseUS Todo Backup is the most time-saving way to create a new virtual machine.

How to convert disk image to virtual disk file with EaseUS Todo Backup?

Method 1: To use p2v conversion

1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup and click Virtualization -> P2V Conversion.

Select Convert image

2. Click Browse to select disk and partition backup image file.

Convert disk partition backup file

3. Click Proceed.

Method 2: To use Management

1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup and click Management.

2. Select a disk and partition backup plan, click Advanced and click P2V Conversion.

Select convert image

3. Select backup time point to convert. Enter name and then select the format type: VMware or Virtual PC. Click Browse to modify the location to save image file.

Select image file

4. Click Proceed.

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