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How to open .iso file extension?

File Type : Disk Image file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .iso file extension?

.iso file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The ISO file type basically means data stored in the 'ISO-9660 CD Disc Image'. ISO stands for International Organization for Standardization. A literal dump of the data on the CD, byte-for-byte. ISO files are useful for duplicating or backing up CDs and DVDs. This is different than copying all files from a disc to a solid state drive or hard drive because the disc header information is lost in the copy process. An ISO file can be used to restore a disc exactly to the original version. ISO images can be used as a virtual disc with software like Daemon tools. These images can be burnt onto CD / DVD to recreate the backups as good as original in case the originals are damaged. ISO files can be created and opened using the following software:
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .iso files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • 7 Zip
  • Daemon Tools
  • Magic ISO
  • Nero Burning Rom
  • Power ISO
  • Winzip
  • PTC Arbortext IsoDraw
  • PTC Creo View Express
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Apple disk Utility
  • Parallel Desktop For Mac
  • Roxio Toast
  • VMWare Fusion