Being able to mount an ISO file means to have access to its contents. ISO or IMG file (disc image) is a sole file that is the clone / exact copy of the original entire CD or DVD. Furthermore, mounting iso and img in Window 10 or 8.1, then it will create a separate new CD/DVD drive in the PC. This will then act as a real CD or DVD.
In this tutorial, I will guide you on how to natively mount or unmount ISO and IMG image files in Windows 10 and 8. However, if you are willing to do this in window 7 or Vista, then try looking for that tutorial.
How to Mount ISO and IMG Files in Windows 10
Due to Window 8, the Microsoft has provided native support especially for ISO files through the operating system. This will permit you to now mount or burn any ISO files without the hassle of downloading a separate application. When you mount a file then it is very same as opening any other file under Windows 8 & 10. You are just required to do is right-click, double-click, or select and use the Ribbon to Mount an ISO image. It’s just that easy.
Furthermore, once you are done, you will view the ISO mounted as a new drive in Computer. You can right-click there to unmount when you’re done.