almost all CD/DVD-ROM image file formats(ISO, BIN, NRG, CDI, DAA and so on).
Note:DAA(Direct-Access-Archive) is an advanced format for image file, which supports some advanced features, such as compression, password protection, and splitting to multiple volumes. It can be handled directly just like other formats, such as ISO, BIN, ...
Open and extract ISO File.
Create ISO file from hard disk files or CD/DVD-ROM.
Edit an existing ISO file directly.
Convert image files between ISO/BIN and other formats. PowerISO can convert almost all image file formats to standard ISO format file.
Make bootable ISO file, get boot information from bootable ISO file.
Make floppy disk image file.
Optimize files to save disk space while saving ISO file.
Mount ISO file with internal virtual drive. You don't need install any other virtual drive software.
Can be used easily. PowerISO supports shell integration, context menu, drag and drop, clipboard copy paste..
- Opening images (.iso, .uif, etc.)
- Extracting from images
- Saving images
What does not
What was not tested
- Burning and mounting images (better to save as .iso and burn/mount through Linux)
I don't know if platinum is justified considering the lack of testing, but I rated it so as the functions you will probably need work flawlessly out of the box (e.g. rendering uif images usable). Also note PowerISO via WINE works better than the Linux command line version, not just for convenience, but for compatibility. Case in point, a UIF I tested PowerISO with only worked when it ran through WINE.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Apr 23 2008||0.9.60||Yes||Yes||Platinum||fenerli|
|Show||Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Apr 09 2008||0.9.58.||Yes||Yes||Gold||nick|