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ISO file format description

Many people share .iso files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .iso file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .iso files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.iso - ISO 9660 Cd-Rom Disk Image

ISO 9660 file system images (ISO images) are a common way to electronically transfer the contents of CD-ROMs. Cd writer softwares provides support for burning ISO images to CDs.

.iso file format description:
ISO format
Application:
WinISO
Category:
Disk Image files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
9660, cdfs
ISO 9660 Cd-Rom Disk Image related links:
Daemon Tools
ISO 9660 Cd-Rom Disk Image related extensions:
.ffu
Windows Full Flash Update Image
.rvd
VPHybridCAD Drawing
.vci
VPHybridCAD Old Drawing
.ex01
EnCase v7 Image
.xvi
Xbox One Viirtual Disk Info
.sparseimage
Mac OS X Sparse Image

Naturally, other applications may also use the .iso file extension. Even harmful programs can create .iso files. Be especially cautious with .iso files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .iso file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:

example.iso

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .iso file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ico, oso, jso, isp, isk, is, io, so, lso, ixo, isl, isi, ios

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.ico
Windows Icon
.oso
Open Shading Compiled Object
.isl
Inno Setup List
.io
Arabian Nights Game Data
.so
Unix Shared Library
.isl
InstallShield Pro Log

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