PowerISO is a Complex Tool to Convert ISO Files

Updated on 2022-12-18
PowerISO is a complex tool that can open, extract, burn, create, edit, compress, encrypt, split, and convert ISO files.

PowerISO is a complex tool that can open, extract, burn, create, edit, compress, encrypt, split, and convert ISO files. It is also capable of manipulating picture files in a variety of other ways. Additionally, it gives you the ability to mount ISO files by utilizing an internal virtual disk.

It can handle the majority of image file types for CDs, DVDs, and BDs, including ISO and BIN files, and it can read and write BD images. PowerISO provides a service that is extremely comprehensive in this regard. When working with ISO files and disc image files, you have total freedom of expression to do whatever you want creatively.


Features of PowerISO

One of the most important benefits is that it is compatible with virtually any image file format used for CDs, DVDs, and BD-ROMs (ISO, BIN, NRG, CDI, DAA and so on).

What exactly is meant by the term "DAA file"? Direct-Access-Archive (DAA) files are an advanced format for photo files that permit various advanced features, such as compression, password protection, and splitting to different volumes. DAA files can also be split to different volumes. These functionalities are accessible through the files themselves in their entirety.

Begin the process of extracting the contents of the ISO file. 

Using burning software, you may transform an ISO file into a disc that can be burned to a CD, DVD, or Blu-ray player. Burning software such as PowerISO is developed with the needs of experts in mind. With the assistance of this software, you will be able to create Audio CDs, Data CDs, Data DVDs, Video DVDs, and VCDs. The burning of Blu-ray discs is another option available when utilizing PowerISO.

Burn an audio CD using audio files in MP3, FLAC, APE, or WMA format. Additionally, support is provided for BIN files.

Audio CDs can be ripped to a variety of file formats, including MP3, FLAC, APE, WMA, and BIN.

You can create an ISO file or a BIN file from the files that are on your hard disk or from the CD, DVD, or BD discs.

Modifications made directly to the ISO image file.

Mount an ISO file using the virtual drive that is already installed on the computer. On PowerISO's built-in virtual drive, you are able to mount the majority of the disc image file formats now in use.

Convert image files between a variety of formats, including ISO and BIN, as well as additional formats. Not only is PowerISO capable of converting BIN to ISO, but it is also capable of converting nearly any other image file type into the ISO image file format, which is the industry standard.

Check to see if the USB drive can be started up. PowerISO has made it feasible to install Windows from a USB disk, which was previously impossible.

Produce a CD or DVD disc that can boot, as well as an ISO file that can be used to boot a computer.

Include assistance for both the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the Windows operating system.

Utilizing it does not present any challenges. PowerISO supports a wide variety of features, including shell integration, context menus, drag-and-drop operations, copy-and-paste operations from the clipboard, and more.

Supported operating systems

Operating systems for computers that are 32 bits are the ones that are supported. Windows: Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 11

64-bit Windows: Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 11

Supported languages

The following languages are among those that are supported: English, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Norsk, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, and Kazakh.

Microsoft Windows is required to serve as the operating system.

System requirements

  • CPU with an Intel Pentium architecture and 166 MHz or above.
  • memory that is 64 megabytes.
  • a minimum of 10 megabytes available for use on the hard disk.


The software application known as PowerISO was developed by the company that goes by the same name, PowerISO Computing. 4.7 is the version that is currently being utilized in more than 98% of all installations; as a result, it is the release that has the highest level of popularity. During the process of installing the application, a startup registration point will be created in Windows so that the program will immediately begin running whenever any user boots the machine.

This will happen regardless of who is using the computer. A scheduled job is added to the Windows Task Scheduler in order to allow the software to be started at a number of different times that have been defined in advance (the schedule varies depending on the version).

The purpose of the application is to construct a connection to the Internet, and in order to do so, it modifies the Windows Firewall to include an exception for itself. This allows the connection to be established without being interrupted. After the product has been installed, the context menu handler will be added to the Windows shell by the installation process.

This will ensure that the software can be accessed quickly and easily. The most important program that is accessible is called PowerISO.exe. In most instances, the installation package will consist of roughly 27 distinct files and will use approximately 4.48 MB of space (4,696,479 bytes).

The majority of consumers who have this program installed on their home computers are using either Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or Windows 10 as their operating system. The United Kingdom and India are two countries that make extensive use of PowerISO despite the fact that the majority of PowerISO consumers in the United States are based in that country.

How can I delete PowerISO?

You will find the option to add or remove programs in the Control Panel of your Windows operating system, which is where you will need to go in order to uninstall PowerISO from your computer.

After selecting Control Panel from the Start menu (or, for Windows 8, right-clicking the bottom-left corner of the screen and selecting Control Panel), select one of the following options from the drop-down menu that appears under the heading "Programs":

On Windows Vista/7/8/10, you need to click the button labeled "Uninstall a Program" to uninstall a program.
When using Windows XP, navigate to the "Add or Remove Programs" button.

After you have found the PowerISO program, choose it by clicking on it, and then continue with the steps:

  • Simply select the Uninstall option to remove Windows Vista/7/8/10 from your computer.
  • Use the tab in Windows XP that is titled Remove or Change/Remove if you want to remove something (to the right of the program).
  • Follow the directions that are displayed on the screen. A time estimate is presented in the form of a progress bar during the uninstallation of PowerISO.