Windows 8 Supports Native ISO Image Mounting – An ISO Age Comes?
“So how does this (ISO image mounting) work in Windows 8? It’s quite simple – just ‘mount’ the Windows 8 ISO file (you can select mount from the enhanced Explorer ribbon or double-click or right-click on the file), and a new drive letter appears, indicating that the contents are now readily accessible,” he wrote. “Underneath the covers, Windows seamlessly creates a ‘virtual’ CDROM or DVD drive for you on-the-fly so you can access your (ISO image) data.”
– Rajeev Nagar, principal group program manager for Windows, detailed Windows 8′s built-in ISO and VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) mounting support.
For the people who would like sit and stare at an ISO image for days but only to call in tech support at the end, it is big and good news. Although saying that Microsoft always catches up slow (since Apple Mac has added this for years), users still get pleased to see Windows can step forward.
Apart from making tons of ‘Mounting ISO Tutorial on Windows 7’ pretty dreary, Windows 8 is no more a hot wire for everyone. ISO mounting software developers are in the main group who feel depressed (we do not refer to Daemon Tools, Alcohol 52% or MagicDisk).
After Windows 8 adds native ISO image and VHD mounting features in queue, it also causes a concerns that will pirates and copyrights violation spring up? It’s almost intolerant to hack or mod system and games to ISO image, but to backup one’s lawfully possessed DVD movies to ISO file for fair use is totally another story.
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