Informations about the ISO filename extension and the file formats associated with it
We collected the information you should know about the .iso filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .iso file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.
1 filename extension(s) are in our database
.iso - ISO 9660 Cd-Rom Disk Image
The ISO file is a Disk Image file, which is connected to the ISO 9660 Cd-Rom Disk Image according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the ISO 9660 Cd-Rom Disk Image (.iso) files can be opened or converted with the help of WinISO.
- Format description:
- ISO format
- Disk Image
- Magic string:
- - / -
- 9660, cdfs
- Related links:
- Related extensions:
Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .iso file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .iso extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .iso files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.
The .iso file can’t be opened on your computer?
If the program necessary for opening the .iso file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .iso file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.
While opening the .iso file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:
- The .iso file might have been damaged during download. Try downloading the file again.
- It’s possible that the .iso file was created with a newer version of the application. If you’re not using the newest version, then try updating the applicationi.
- The file’s access rights aren’t properly adjusted. Check the file’s access rights.
- Harmful programs may have modified the associations for the filename extensions. Run a virus check on your computer.
- The Windows registry’s database is damaged. With the help of Windows System Restore, you can return to a previous state with system settings that still work.
Incorrectly given .iso extension
The .iso filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .iso files.
ico, oso, jso, isp, isk, is, io, so, lso, ixo, isl, isi, ios
Maybe you’re not even looking for the .iso file extension?
It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .iso extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.
- Windows Icon
- Open Shading Compiled Object
- Inno Setup List
- Arabian Nights Game Data
- Unix Shared Library
- InstallShield Pro Log
The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.
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