IMA also named as image file format for Disk Images or Virtual Hard Disk(VHD). IMA is also used for copy and storage of data in image formats in these disks. This File format stores all information in form of binary data related to what is present inside the disk not including headers and metadata. IMA also referred to store data in Floppy Disks(1.44 MB, 3.5''). Sometimes it requires a hardware to detect this file.