Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .iso

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .iso file?
  • Which program can create the .iso file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .iso format?
  • What can convert .iso files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .iso extension?
ISO 9660 Cd-Rom Disk Image .iso file icon

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.
Category: Disk Image files
Application: WinISO
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
9660, cdfs
Related extensions:
CDRWIN Binary Data File
DiscJuggler CD Image
WinImage Disk Image
CloneCD Image
CDRWIN Cue Sheet File
Direct Access Archive
CloneCD Image Information
CloneCD Sub Channel Data
Alcohol 120% CD Image Descriptor

Other types of files may also use the .iso file extension. If you have helpful information about .iso extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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Logic Audio Project
Inno Setup List
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InstallShield Pro Log
Apple iOS Related Data
Unix Shared Library
Internet Sign-up Settings

The .iso filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ico (1), oso (1), jso (1), isp (1), isk (1), is (1), io (1), so (1), lso (1), ixo (1), isl (1), isi (1), ios (1)

Can't open a .iso file?

If you want to open a .iso file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .iso association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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