How to easily convert a RAR file to an ISO image

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When it comes to programs whose installation content is usually acquired through the purchase of a CD, i ISO files were a great alternative for them, being the perfect format to simulate or represent what would be on a DVD.

To explain this much simpler, it can be understood that ISO files are a kind of box that contains absolutely all the tools, tools and materials needed to perform a certain build.



So, when searching for a software, chances are you will find it immersed in this type of file to proceed with its installation. However, don't be surprised if you have to perform other types of operations to achieve this important element.

What do you use it for?

As explained above, this type of file is ideal for install different types of programs on your computer, especially when that program's installation content is really large.

The use of these file types to hold everything related to operating systems, mainly Windows, has enjoyed a lot of popularity and reputation over the past few years. But it is also a very effective tool when referring to other types of programs, among which video games stand out.

Not everything is in an ISO file

However, it is still possible to come across pages that share this kind of programs or containers of installation files in other formats, mainly in RAR.

This extension has been, for many years, the preferred way to share different types of programs. But the more features, the larger the size. Which ended up being harder to share.

But there are still those who strive to use this type of extension and, of course, there are still those who prefer them. Similarly, sooner or later they end up realizing that it is an extremely boring and bureaucratic process, which is why the file ISO it is an alternative that is recommended with your eyes closed.



RAR to ISO conversion

Now, if in your case you have made all the necessary downloads to have all the necessary data for the installation of a software and you are reading this article, you must not get frustrated because you do not know the alternative of ISO files.

Indeed, you are in luck, as here you will learn how to perform an important conversion that will facilitate the way all this large number of elements is compressed or saved and you will say goodbye to the numerous RAR files on your computer.

Step by step

The first thing to keep in mind at this point is that you will need programs that make it easy for you to convert a RAR file to an ISO image. The problem is that most of them offer this kind of features in their premium version, however there is a program that you can take advantage in its trial version, namely PowerISO.


Once you have downloaded and installed the program, you just have to follow a couple of simple instructions to convert the RAR file (or files, if there are more) into a single and exclusive ISO image file.

  1. Select the RAR files to convert.
  2. Right-click on them.
  3. In the drop-down menu, locate the "PowerISO" option.
  4. Select "Add Image File".
  5. Define the location of the file and select the format “File.iso”.
  6. Ready!

Easier? Impossible!

As you can see, performing this type of conversion is something that won't take too long and, above all, it will save you from having a lot of RAR files on your computer. So what are you waiting for? Start using PowerISO and simplify the way it contains your programs.


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