UltraISO - a small, but very functional program for creating disk images and work with them.
The program can create and burn images of CD and DVD, as well as to adjust them.
UltraISO supports over 30 image formats, including ISO, MDF / MDS, IMG / CCD / SUB, and others. Low system requirements.
The utility interface has a classic look and translated into various languages, including Russian. The program runs on Windows operating systems, Linux and MacOS
To understand how to use the program,not difficult. is "Quick Launch" When you start UltraIso window appears at the top of which there are "Main Menu" below. The workspace is divided into four parts. In the upper left corner displays information about the contents of the disc in the open program. It is presented in the form of a tree view of folders. And right at the top, you can see a list of files in the selected folder. Detailed information about them is displayed in the lower right section. Bottom left is a list of available drives.
Ultraiso characterized by the presence of its own format. It is called ISO Zipped - ISZ. While this format can be read only by the very utility, it has become very popular, thanks to the excellent data compression.
How to create an image of a CD / DVD
Insert your disc into the optical drive, and thenUltraISO run the app and click "Tools." From the drop-down list, select the "Create Image CD». The application will open a new dialog box in which you specify the disk drive with the prepared and set the path to the folder to save the image. In addition, at this stage, you can choose the desired format - iso or, for example, alcohol. Confirm your selection by clicking on the "Make"
How to burn CD / DVD image
To create a disk image, you must click onclick "Tools" and select the menu item "Burn Image CD». It is necessary to tell the program where there is a folder with files. And also choose additional settings: recording (TAO - Track At Once or DAO - Disk At Once) method and speed. If the TAO method, in one step will be recorded just one track. If you want to burn the disc as a whole, it is necessary to use the method of the DAO.
If your computer is running the program Nero Burning Rom, you can use UltraISO engine of this application to burn CDs.
How to burn a disc
The first step is to create a disk image. To do this, select the files you want to record, and put them in the top right of the program window. In the upper part of the window is displayed volume of the selected files. This makes it possible to ensure that the amount of files to be recorded, did not exceed disk capacity.
Then you need to click on the button "File" and fromdrop-down list, choose "Save As", specifying a location to save the name and the image expansion (iso). Once an image has been created, click on the "Tools" menu item and use the "Burn Image CD». In this case, specify the recording speed and other necessary parameters.
How to open the disk image using UltraISO
Click on "Tools" and selectmenu "Mount a virtual drive." A window opens in which the line "image file" should select a disk image. Then click the "Mount" button below. In addition, the application can use the drives mounted in Alcohol 120 programs and Daemon-Tools. "Unmount" button is used to remove the disk from the virtual drive. To open the mounted image, you need to go to the folder "Computer" and double-click on it to display the virtual drive.
UltraIso allows you to mount the eightvirtual drives. To change the number, press the "Options" - "Settings" - "virtual drive". The line "Number of units" Specify how many drives you want to get.
Creating a bootable USB drive
To create a bootable USB flash drive, you musthave prepared a flash drive that is formatted to NTFS and pre-recorded image of a bootable disk in the iso format. Insert the drive into an available usb port and start UltraISO. Open the prepared image. To do this, press the button "File", select "Open" from the drop down list. Now you need to go to the menu "Bootstrapping" and select "Burn hard disk image." Here you need to find the letter of the flash drive, and press "Record". This recording method is best left to the default - USB-HDD +.