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What is an ISO file?
An ISO file is a complete data rendering of a physical disc of storage such as a CD, DVD, or Blu-Ray. An ISO file for Mac OS X includes all the data on a disc, as well as the file structure just as it is on the physical storage. ISO files are usually used for storing and distributing big file volumes or media like films and games. Because the file functions the same as a disk, you need a piece of software or utility to open an ISO file on Mac that can “mount” the file as if it was a disk drive. So let’s look at three methods you can employ to easily mount ISO files on a Mac device.