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Voodoo

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Support for iso files
« on: January 28, 2024, 17:58:34 »
Hi,
I'm a new MC user  :)
Using the latest version 13.5, i tried to open an iso file and expected it to open like a zip archive and navigate it within MC.
7Zip can open and extract files from an iso file so I tried to add the iso suffix to the FS-7Zip Plugin, but that did not work either.
So my question is, can I somehow enable it to work or do you need to implement it first?
I'm interested in copying files from an iso file, so only read only mode, no need for changing the iso file.

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Re: Support for iso files
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2024, 07:36:07 »
7Zip the program (their FileManager) and support for .7z algorithm are different.  MC support .7z files, the 7Zip algorithm.
ISO file are something totally different. it is a RAW image of a disk or CD/DVD.

But since Windows 7, you can just mount ISO file in Windows, and a drive letter is assigned to it, and any program can read from them.

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Re: Support for iso files
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2024, 22:15:17 »
Thanks for the answer. So I stick to mounting and than switching to the drive. OK works for me.