Mounting VMDK files into host when in split file

I usually use OSFmount for mounting files made with DD, ddrescue, dd_rescue and gddrescue, for virtual machines in vmware i can mount those directly with OSFMount as long as it is a single file disk, when the thing has multiple files, i can not do that

Turns out vmware gives a way a tool to consolidate those disks into 1 disk.

cd C:Program Files (x86)VMwareVMware Workstation
vmware-vdiskmanager -r c:my_in_file.vmdk -t 0 file_out.vmdk

Now i can mount them directly onto my host machine.

Note that, even theĀ  http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/vddk/ (The vmware vmdk development kit) which is a recent tool can not mount mutiple split disks, and requieres a single disk to mount on host

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