How To Open BIN, ISO and MKV files in Windows 7

To open bin, iso and mkv files you need to download third party software like “powerISO”, which can also extract ISO files.

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You can download the software from http://www.poweriso.com/download.htm or http://www.poweriso.com/PowerISO47.exe

Steps to open bin, iso and mkv files

1. Step First you need to install the software [powerISO]. Double click the installation file that you have just downloaded i.e. PowerISO47.exe. And then click install

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2. Step Now, the installation will begin automatically. Then click ‘Next’

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3. Step Select the file type you want to open with powerISO software and click ‘Close’. (This is the file association, where you should check the options .iso and .bin if you want to open them with PowerISO.

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4. Step Now open the software you have just installed i.e. powerISO by clicking Start >> All Programs >>PowerISO >> PowerISO
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4. Step Now in PowerISO, click File >> Open or use the “Open icon” on the toolbar or just press Ctrl + O
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5. Step Within PowerISO, click on File >> Open or use Open icon on the toolbar or just press Ctrl + O
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6. Step Locate your iso file. In my case I have a file named as ‘test1.iso’. Click the file and click open. Follow the same procedure to open bin or mkv files
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PowerISO is really useful tool to open iso, bin or mkv files. There are plenty of other tools available online, but PowerISO is my preferred tool.

Published: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 Last Modified: May 31, 2011