Open .daa files, convert & extract without PowerISO


.daa (Direct Access Archives) is a file extension of PowerISO application. This is used to archive large ISO disk image files and has feature of compression, splitting into volumes, password protection. Ideally, one would need PowerISO application to work with .daa files. But this software application is not free but you can use following method to extract and open contents of .daa files for free.

Steps to open .daa files

First, we need to converter .daa files into ISO files format. Then we can either directly view contents of ISO file or burn ISO file on CD, DVD to access its content.

1. Download .daa to ISO converter utility (free).
2. Convert .daa file to ISO file format using above utility.
3. Then Open ISO file format using 7Zip utility or iZarc utility.
4. Alternatively, you can burn ISO files instead of extracting them using Free DVD ISO burner or other free tool like ImgBurn.

Above procedure is little lengthy but it does help in opening .daa files for free as compared to paid option of PowerISO – take your pick!


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