Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 are having a great built-in feature of mounting (opening) and burning ISO files to DVD/CD without installing any other third party CD/DVD writing software. If you are the person wants to do most of the computer tasks without installing extra software, then this would be an ideal way of dealing with ISO files which mostly downloaded from internet. Find below simple steps about how to burn and mount ISO files in Windows 8.1 without any CD/DVD writing software.
This built-in disk image tool does the job easily within same Windows explorer. You can mount or write in to CD/DVD.
Simply right click on the ISO file in Windows 8.1, you will get the option to mount or burn. Mounting will allow you to browse the files and execute them from ISO file.
Once you clicked ‘Mount’, you can see an additional virtual CD/DVD drive on My computer with mounted files and folders from particular ISO file.
If you like to burn particular ISO file content, simply click on ‘Burn disk image’ option. A dialog box will open to select CD/DVD writer ( if you have more than one drive.) It’s a simple and easy process compared other CD writing software. The speed of burning is pretty well, definitely it will be enough for most of the users.
You can select ‘Verify disk after burning’ option if you like to verify the content of burned CD and ISO file. It will take some time, but that is a best practice if the content is very important.