Open .iso file Extension

File Type : Disk Image file type

Compatible with: (Mac OSX 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)

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ExtensionSmallImg What is .iso file?

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:

Recommended Software Programs to open .iso file

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