Win image

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Win image may refer to any of the following:

1. A Windows image or Win image is a copy or "image" of a file created by Windows that are to be placed on a hard drive, flash drive, or CD/DVD. Historically, these "images" were used for disc cloning or backup of data stored on floppy disks. Presently, a Windows image is usually created in the form of an ISO file.

2. WinImage is a software program that can create, read, and edit Windows image files. With the use of the FileDisk driver (freeware program), WinImage can also mount ISO images to a hard disk. WinImage is compatible with multiple image file formats, including ISO, VHD (Virtual Hard Disk), DMF (Distribution Media Format), IMA, IMZ, and CUE (Cue sheet). It works on several file system types, including FAT, FAT32, and NTFS.

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