An ISO file is an image of a CD/DVD. Usualy you burn them directly to a disk/drive, but what if you don’t need to burn them on a fizical disk/drive?

We can extract the files from inside or view them, and this is what you’ll read below.

[dropcap type=”1″]1[/dropcap]Extract .ISO files using RAR extracting tools
To extract .ISO files is not necesare to download a specially designed app for this. Almost all computers have already installed a RAR extractor and it works just fine in our case.

Try right-clicking on the .ISO file and select one option from:  Extract Files… Extract here, or Extract to this directory. The files should immediately start extracting to the folder you selected.

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If you can’t find Extract methods, seems that you don’t have a RAR extractor tool installed. Check the next method.

[dropcap type=”1″]2[/dropcap]Mount and access ISO files as a usual drive
Step 1: Download and install an application like: Daemon Tools, Pismo File Mount or Microsoft Virtual CD-ROM Virtual Panel
Step 2: After you installed the application, find it’s tray icon on the Start bar near the clock (for windows users) right-click on it and select Mount. Browse computer files and select the .ISO file you want to mount. Now you should find the .ISO file mounted in My computer as a usual drive, access it and copy whatever you want. When you finish, unmount it by right-clicking the drive and select Unmount drive.

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