How to extract an ISO?

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  1. macbeth

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    Hi guys! I have just downloaded a file that needs to be extracted. Its file type is ISO. So far, the extracting softwares I have seen are for Windows. Is there one for mac?

    Thanks!
     
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    you can toast to burn the ISO to a CD/DVD or even mount it on your desktop. launch toast, choose copy. drag the ISO and click the mount button.
     
  3. hannibal

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    you can convert that ISO file into a disk image (dmg) using disk utility. but make sure it's a file that OS X can deal with, because mounting it won't work if it's unrecognizable. what's in the file? is it an installer?
     
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    If you don't need to burn it, just mount the iso using toast and it should appear on your desktop as a CD....
     
  5. macbeth

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    It's an audiobook file. How do I do this exactly?
     
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    I tried using the convert file. No dice. The file has a UIF extension.
     
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    1. Open Disk Utility.
    2. Select 'New Image' in the menu bar.
    3. Select a suitable size in the dialog box (bigger than but closest match to the ISO file size).
    4. Select the ISO file.
    5. Give it a name and destination (desktop is best).
    6. Click create.
    7. Click on the dmg file and it will appear as another 'drive'.
    8. Done.

    Next question: Do you have software that plays audiobook files? If they're in MP3 format (I think most are), you're good to go with iTunes.
     
  8. hannibal

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    in Disk Utility, click File, then Open Disk Image, choose your ISO file and see if it would mount.
     
  9. saibot

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    i guess UIF is windows only extension..
     
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    UIF mounts with MagicIso. I have to start up Parallels and XP in the rare event that I come across a UIF file.
     
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    thanks for all the help :)
     

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