How to Play ISO Image with QuickTime?
QuickTime is bundled with OS X and is the default media player on Mac. It supports to play .mp4 .mov . m4v video natively. But sometimes, you may have some ISO images created from DVD/Blu-ray or download from internet. And when you want to open ISO image with QuickTime, you will meet this kind trouble:
“Is it possible to open a disk image .iso (dvd copy) with QT that was created with toast titanium, QT doesnt want to open .iso file (i changed the ending from .toast to .iso..)”
So how to open an ISO image with QuickTime on Mac (Including El Capitan)? To play ISO image on QuickTime, you need to convert ISO to QT supported format with professional ISO converter. Here Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is highly recommended to help you transform ISO to QuickTime playable video conversion with fast encoding speed and lossless video quality. It provides the optimized preset for QuickTime to get the most compatible video equipped with suitable A/V parameters.
Apart from MOV, it can also convert ISO/DVD/IFO to almost all regular video formats, including H.265, M3U8, MP4, AVI, M4V, MKV, WMV, DV, VOB, MPG, TS, TRP, DPG, 3GP, 3G2, FLV, F4V, SWF, etc. With built-in video editor, you are also allowed to adjust A/V codec, bitrate, resolution, channel, display aspect ratio, etc by yourself, and deinterlacing video, rotate video, add/extract subtitle to/from Blu-ray/DVD/ISO/IFO video.
If you are a Windows user, please turn to Pavtube ByteCopy, which has the same functions as the Mac version that can help you convert ISO to MOV for QuickTime on Windows 10/8.1/8/7.
Free download and install:
– Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/bytecopy-mac/
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How to Convert ISO to QuickTime supported format?
Step 1: Load ISO image
Run the ISO to QuickTime program and click “Load ISO/IFO” to add the ISO files. As you can see, you can also load DVD Folders and IFO files to rip. All added files can be previewed on the right viewing window and you are free to choose desired subtitle/audio track and take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes.
Step 2: Choose MOV for QuickTime
Click the “Format” drop down list to select “Common Video” > “MOV-QuickTime(*.mov)” as the output format. Then click “Browse” to select a proper destination folder for output files if you want to change the current default output folder.
1. If necessary, you can click “Settings” to adjust video encoders, bit rate, frame rate, etc. And you can preview the output video parameters and size.
2. If you want to customize your video, you can click “Edit” icon on the top of the menu. When opened the editing window, you can trim/crop video, add watermark, add subtitle, remove audio, etc.
Step 3: Start to convert ISO to QuickTime
When all the settings are done, you can go back to the main interface and tap the “Convert” button to start the ISO to MOV for QT conversion. The software will do the rest automatically. When the conversion finishes, you can click “Open” to access to the converted MOV videos.
After you converted ISO to MOV, now you can open the converted ISO image with QuickTime on your Mac. In fact, if you just want to play the ISO images on Mac, you have another way – mount ISO on Mac OS X and then stream the ISO files with VLC.
How to Mount ISO on Mac OS X?
1.Double-click the ISO file. Mac OS X supports ISO files natively without the need for any third-party software. Most ISO files will mount by simply double-clicking them. The disc image will then appear on your desktop as if you had inserted a disc.
2. Use the Disk Utility. If your ISO file does not mount when you double click it, you can use the Disk Utility program. The Disk Utility can be found in the Applications/Utilities/ directory.
- Click File, then Open Disk Image… Navigate to your image file, and select Open.
- The ISO file will now appear on your desktop as if you had inserted a disc.
- This method works for other disc image filetypes, such as DMG and IMG.
3. Use the Terminal. If you are more comfortable working with the command line, you can mount a disc image through the Terminal.
- Type “hdiutil mount <sample>.iso” into the terminal and press Enter.
- After processing the file, your ISO image will appear mounted on your desktop.
- This method also works for other disc image filetypes, such as DMG and IMG.
You maybe also want to play H.265, MKV, WMV, FLV, etc on QuickTime. If so, Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac can help you convert MKV to QuickTime, H.265 to QuickTime, WMV to QuickTime, FLV to QuickTime, 4K Video to QuickTime, etc on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard.