ISO files

  filthyphil 08:33 27 Mar 07
Locked

Hi how do i open an ISO file please. do i need to install any particular software first?

  silverous 08:56 27 Mar 07

An ISO file is basically a CD/DVD-in-a-file so you need to burn it to the relevant media first and then access it from there. Most CD burning software has an option to "burn image" from an ISO file which will create the relevant media. e.g. if you wanted to store the XP installation CD on your PC in a single file for burning back to disk later you could store it in an ISO.

There are tools out there to inspect ISOs and I believe you can even mount them 'virtually' i.e. without burning to disk but they are basically a single file version of an entire disk.

Hope this helps.

  JayDay 09:19 27 Mar 07

You can mount an ISO file onto a virtual drive. Software such as Alcohol 52% click here or Daemon Tools click here will do this for you.

  ArrGee 10:36 27 Mar 07

Also UltraISO is a pretty simple tool for burning/mounting ISO image files

click here

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Nintendo Switch review: Hands-on with the intuitive modular console and its disappointing games…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

This abstract video touches on division in our technologic world

Best alternatives to iTunes for Mac | Best music players for macOS: Free your music from the…