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Is there a command-line tool to extract files from a VMDK file? WinImage seems to be able to do it, but it's GUI only.

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Mount the VMDK using VMware's Disk Mount utility, then copy the file you want, then unmount it.

See this page: http://www.vladan.fr/mounting-your-vmdk-disks-directly-to-your-windows-box-how-to/

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7ZIP is able to open and extract VMDK files. You may try out its command-line version.

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