What is IMG File?: IMG file, with .img file extension, is a format of disk image files which stores all the raw disk information of floppy disks, hard disks and optical discs. And this article mainly concerns about the IMG created/copied from the optical DVD discs and how to convert IMG to ISO.
You may not know the relationship between IMG file and Apple. Actually, it's Apple who created and developed IMG file, which was used on Mac OS X operation system in earlier as the default disk image file format for mounting or unmounting file system/CD/DVD. At present, it's substituted by .dmg format.
ISO image is also an archive file with all the data content and file system of original optical disc (CD/DVD/Blu-ray Disc). It has two extentions - .iso and .img, and can be opened with any virtual drive software. Daemon and HDCOPY are commonly used tools for opening IMG file. Sometimes .img file can be renamed to .iso file.
As two disk image formats of the disk, IMG and ISO both contain the same disk content with only one track, and follow the file structure of the optical disc file system, ISO 9660 (CD) or UDF (DVD). Except that ISO is a general format, which is acceptable to all the DVD disc burning software, while IMG files are commonly compressed so that some of the DVD burner software cannot read it. This is why we need to convert IMG to ISO. >> Free download best ISO file converter
Besides some well-known IMG to ISO converter software like PowerISO, UltraISO, another IMG converter WinX DVD IMG Ripper will also take you by surprise. Let's firstly have a look at how to convert IMG to ISO with it.
Step 1: Free download WinX IMG DVD Ripper on your Windows PC (Mac version download), and double-click the .exe (or .dmg) to start the setup process. Once installed on your computer, launch it to turn to the next step.
Step 2: Put IMG file into this software, and after fully loaded, you'll see a pop-up Output Profile window, where you can choose ISO Image as the target format.
Step 3: RUN IMG to ISO Converting
• If necessary, you can define the destination folder to save the ISO image file by clicking "Browse" at the bottom to browse and choose.
• Since this WinX IMG DVD Ripper is continuously updated to support analyzing and bypassing the latest DVD copy protections that can confuse you with multiple movie titles (up to 99), it usually checked the right title by default. Moreover, in case the conversion process raises an exception, e.g. stops unexpectedly or goes wrong, it's recommended to check "Safe Mode" option under the preview window.
• When everything is ready, just press "RUN" icon to have the IMG file to ISO conversion started. With support for multi-core CPU, this software delivers blazingly fast conversion performance. | Burn ISO to DVD on Windows | ISO Image Burner
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