Convert Folders and ZIP to ISO in Windows 11/10 using AnyToISO

ISO is a well-known file format and many software developers use it to distribute their software. You can store the entire contents of a CD, DVD, or other external drive in a single image file. Ain’t it good Let’s say you have 40 GB of data that you want to share with your friends or family. It can contain multiple files and folders. Just convert it to ISO file and share it easily and quickly.

The ISO file keeps your data structured, which means that once its contents are extracted, it will remain original. So if you have a bootable USB CD / DVD drive, it will still be bootable when you create the ISO file.

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AnyToISO for Windows 11/10

There are many freeware tools available for Windows 11/10 to convert a file or folder to an ISO file. AnyToISO is also a free application that will help you create ISO from the folder / file. Besides converting a file / folder to ISO, this software also supports a large number of file formats including 7Z, BIN, DAA, DEB, DMG, IMG, ISO, ISZ, MDF, NRG, PKG, RAR, TAR.GZ, TAR .BZ2, XAR, ZIP and more. That means, if you have the above file formats from any source, you can open them with AnyToISO.

How do I use AnyToISO?

Using AnyToISO is pretty easy. When you download, install, and run it on your computer, you’ll be greeted with three simple tabs:

  • Extract file / convert to ISO
  • CD / DVD disc to ISO
  • Folder to ISO

You can select the appropriate tab to get the output you want.

How do you create an ISO folder with AnyToISO?

This feature is similar to the Folder2ISO application, which is specially designed to convert a folder to an ISO file. Simply start the AnyToISO software from the desktop shortcut and then click on the Folder to ISO Tab.

Now click on that Search by folder Button next to the Source directory Option and select a folder from your computer. Then click on that Choose ISO Button next to the Target ISO file if you want to save the ISO file in a different location. If necessary, enter a volume label or leave it blank. Finally, click on that Create ISO Button.

Once you have followed the above steps in the selected location, you will receive an ISO file of the selected folder.

In addition, AnyToISO is also integrated into the context menu of the right mouse button. This means that you can right-click a folder and choose to convert the folder to ISO or choose other operations.

You can also use 7Z-, BIN-, DAA-, DEB-, DMG-, IMG-, ISO-, ISZ-, MDF-, NRG-, PKG-, RAR-, TAR.GZ-, TAR.BZ2-, XAR -, ZIP, etc. file contents with the AnyToISO software. Just start the software and navigate to Extract file / convert to ISO Tab. Now drag the supported archive / ISO file onto its interface.

Finally, click on that extract Button. The archive contents are extracted to a folder in the same location where you selected the file. The name of the extracted folder has the suffix _extracted.

Download AnyToISO

AnyToISO is compatible with the Windows 7, 8 / 8.1, 10 and Win 11 (32-bit and 64-bit) operating systems. You can download this free utility from its official website.