Various different companies now a days distribute software as an ISO file which is an exact copy of DVD. Working with ISO files needs a dedicated software but in Windows 8 and Windows 10 you can easily work with these files without any third party software. In order to mount ISO images so that you can have a look at the contents of the file and also for burning it to a physical discs so that it can be used on other devices, you need to follow these steps.
- In Windows 10 mounting or opening an ISO file is very easy as it has got built-in ISO handling capabilities.
- In Windows 8 or higher when you will double click on an ISO file it will open up to show the content just like browsing a CD or DVD.
- The ISO file shows up as a virtual DVD drive and it is also assigned a drive letter.
- For unmounting it when you no longer need to work with ISO all you need to do is to right click on the drive and then select Eject.
- Burning an ISO file to a Disc
- In order to create a disc of ISO contents follow these steps.
- Insert a blank CD/DVD in your optical drive (writable)
- After this right click on the ISO file and then select Burn disk image.
- After this you need to select Verify disc after burning. This will make sure that ISO was burned without any errors.
- Now click Burn.
That’s it after this Windows Disc Image Burner will perform from here on and will prompt you when it will be finished.