How to Create an ISO file

ISO file is a definite copy of the CD. It is won’t to create a backup of CD or distribute software on the internet. PowerISO can’t only create ISO file from CD, however also create ISO file from local files and folders. 

To create ISO file from the local files and folders, please follow the steps,

Run PowerISO. 

An empty compilation is going to be created automatically. By default, the compilation can include iso9660 and explorer file system. If you would like to form an optical disk ISO file, you’ll click on the “New” button on the toolbar or select the “File > New > data CD / optical disc Image” menu, then choose “UDF DVD”. you’ll also change the media type by clicking the media type are within the right bottom of the window.

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Add all files required to the compilation and create a necessary modification to the compilation.

Click on the “Add” button on the toolbar to add the files and folders. you’ll also directly drag files and folders from Windows Explorer to the PowerISO window.

Click the menu “Action > New Folder” to make the new folder.

Click the menu “Action > change the Label” to change the default label.

Click the menu “Action > Boot > Add boot information..” to add boot information file to the compilation, so will create a bootable iso file.

Click the menu “File > Properties” to update the iso file properties.

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After you’ve got created all necessary modification to the compilation, you’ll save the compilation to an ISO file. Click on the “Save” button on the toolbar, or select the “File > Save” menu.

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The “Save file” dialog can popup. Enter the iso file pathname, and choose the output format to “Standard ISO pictures (*.iso)” format, then click “Save”.

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PowerISO can start making iso file. it’ll show the progress information during writing iso file. after the operation completes with success, PowerISO can automatically open the newly created iso file.

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