This tutorial is mainly discussing the following topics:
What Is An ISO File?
Usually used by InstallShield software, ISO file refers to CD or DVD disc images based on the ISO-9660 standard which was published by the International Organization for Standardization. ISO file contains images of the program which have been installed on the computer. It could create a variety of software packages. Sometimes, some programs are too large, so people will use ISO files to collect and distribute the large amount of data in a more neatly way. People will prefer to use ISO files when they have the need to duplicate or create back-up copies of CDs and DVDs. So when you require to access to the content of CDs or DVDs, you can just refer to the ISO file for the details. Generally, the ISO file will be created during the DVD burning process if you select the option and the ISO file will be stored in a folder on your computer’s hard drive. Therefore, if now you have got a CD and there is no CD drive on your computer, then you will have the need to convert CD to ISO file.
How to Burn CD to ISO File with Leawo Video Converter and Leawo DVD Creator?
Since creating an ISO file from CD is quite necessary, how to Burn CD to ISO file in a safe and accurate way? Here I will introduce some additional tools for your reference. Usually, the first step to convert CD to ISO file is focusing on the conversion of CD disc to an audio format, such as MP3 etc. Then in order to extract ISO file from CD successfully, you will need a professional ISO creator. Concerning the first step, you will need the help of Leawo Video Converter which could support 180+ video and audio formats conversion with accuracy and no quality loss. Besides, the built-in player enables you to preview editing effect, 3D effect, subtitle and audio tracks, etc. With Leawo Video Converter, you can easily extract audio from CD. For the second step, here I will introduce Leawo DVD Creator to you. With the help of Leawo DVD Creator, you can convert videos among various formats with ease and customized features. Of course, you can use it to create an ISO file from the converted audio file. In order to burn CD to ISO successfully, you need to follow the several steps.
Step 1. Download Leawo DVD Creator.
Step 2. Insert the converted audio file to the software by clicking Add Video on the main menu. Or you can just drag the it directly to the program.
Step 3. After inserting the audio file, you can also set the disc menu. Usually it contains Standard, Business, Education, Childhood, Holiday, etc. And you can DIY your own disc menu with your images and audios.
Step 4. After setting the templates, you can just click the green icon Burn to start the converted audio to ISO file converting process. When you click Burn, you will see burning settings panel on which you need to figure out Burn to, Disc Label, and Save to options. Please remember the purpose is to burn CD to ISO file, so make sure you take the tick before ISO File option.
Step 5. Finally, just click Burn icon below to start burning converted audio to ISO. Please be patient, the burning process will last for several minutes. When it is done, you have successfully burn the CD to ISO file.
How to Burn CD to ISO File with BurnAware?
Besides the above additional programs, you can also find some other methods to burn CD to ISO file. Though without so many powerful editing features, BurnAware converting program could be your another choice to burn CD to ISO file. You can use it to import the CD disc directly to your computer and then begin ISO file conversion. You only need to download and install it. And enter the main interface to choose Copy to ISO and import the CD to your CD drive. Finally, click Copy button to start the conversion process. This method is quite direct but it is a bit limited in editing the audio compared to Leawo DVD Creator.
How to Burn CD to ISO File with Freemake Video Converter?
What’s more, compared to BurnAware, you can also find Freemake Video Converter which could allow you to insert the CD disc directly and then save it as an ISO file. The steps are also quite easy. You just need to insert the CD and open the program. Select Create ISO option and finally click Convert to save your CD as an ISO file.
What’s More about Extracting Audio from CD
For these users who choose the Leawo Video Converter and Leawo DVD Creator to make an ISO file from CD, you can have many other options on audio extractors besides Leawo Video Converter, such as FreeRip Converter. You can use it to extract MP3 audio from a piece of CD in an easy and direct way which supports many audio formats. But its main disadvantage, compared to Leawo Video Converter, lies in that the converted audio quality is not so high it lacks of editing features. You can choose your own favorite programs based on your specific needs. But I push Leawo Video Converter and Leawo DVD Converter for your first choice.