How to unpack ISO files?

How to unpack ISO files?

The ISO file can be saved on the computer and viewed as a copy of a CD or DVD. But how can one open the ISO file? Can you open the file directly? Actually, the extension of the ISO file is .iso and obviously you cannot open this file directly. Instead, you have to unpack the ISO file first. But how can you unzip ISO file? Can you unzip the ISO file for free or do you have to convert the opened ISO file? So to unzip ISO file, one should burn ISO images on a CD or DVD and then access the file in the image. But nowadays, with the help of modern ISO utility software, you can integrate, unpack or view the ISO file without burning the file to a disc. Next, I will show you the method to unpack the ISO file.

How to unpack ISO files with WinRAR?

As mentioned above, the ISO file is in the format of the archive and most operating systems cannot process the ISO file. To unpack the ISO file, you need to install an archive utility or a compression utility. Here WinRAR is the best option for you. Take a look at the following steps.

Step 1: Please download WinRAR from the www.win-rar.com page.

Step 2: After downloading, you can install the setup by double clicking on the WinRAR icon to start the installation process. During the installation process, you need to set some parameters, such as linking the "WinRAR with" option. Under the box, you need to make sure that you have checked the "ISO" box because if you select the ISO option, your computer will automatically unpack the ISO file with WinRAR.

Step 3: Unzip the ISO file on your computer. Locate the ISO file you want to unzip and then look for the WinRAR logo on the ISO file. All you need to do is right-click on the ISO file and select "Extract Here". And then the ISO file will be extracted into a folder. Or you can just double-click the ISO file to open it. The WinRAR will display the ISO file in a new folder and allow you to check the details of the ISO file.

Then it's done from unzipping the ISO file using WinRAR. It's not hard at all, is it? Besides the WinRAR compression programme, you can also find a lot of additional software for your reference, such as Ultra ISO. You can choose which one you prefer.

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