Are you looking for a solution to convert a DMG file to ISO format on Windows 11/10? If so, this post will interest you. Here, we will be showing two different methods to easily convert DMG to ISO on your Windows PC. So, let us check out.
Is ISO the same as DMG?
ISO and DMG are two different image formats used on different platforms. ISO is an uncompressed disk image file format that is native to Windows OS. It consists of the data stored on a CD, DVD, Blu-ray, or some other optical disc. On the other hand, DMG is an Apple Disk Image file that is used by the macOS operating system. It contains a copy of compressed software installers, disk, folder, and other content.
How to convert DMG to ISO free Windows?
To convert DMG to ISO for free on Windows, you can use a free GUI-based application like AnyToISO. Other than that, you can also try a command-line tool called dmg2img using which you can convert DMG to ISO in Command Prompt through a simple command. We have discussed these converters in detail below, so check out.
Convert DMG to ISO in Windows 11/10
There are basically two methods to convert DMG to ISO which are as follows:
- Convert DMG to ISO using GUI-based converter software.
- Use Command Prompt to convert DMG to ISO.
1] Convert DMG to ISO using GUI-based converter software
You can use third-party GUI-based software to convert a DMG file to ISO format on Windows 11/10. There are several software available on the internet that let you perform the said conversion. However, there are only a few free DMG to ISO converter software that you can use like AnyToISO.
AnyToISO is a popular free software that lets you convert DMG to ISO. Using it, you can convert several other archive and image formats to ISO files. Here are the input file formats that you can convert through it: 7Z, BIN, RAR, DAA, DEB, IMG, ISZ, MDF, NRG, PKG, RAR, TAR.GZ, TAR.BZ2, XAR, ZIP, etc.
How to convert DMG to ISO using AnyToISO?
To use it, download and install the application on your PC, and then launch it. After that, go to the File Extract/Convert to ISO tab and choose the input DMG file that you need to convert to ISO.
Now, provide the path to the output ISO file by pressing the Open ISO button. And finally, tap on the Convert button to start the DMG to ISO conversion process. As simple as that.
You can also convert DMG to ISO directly from the context menu of the input DMG files. This software integrates itself into Windows Explorer and can be accessed directly from the context menu of supported input files. So, simply right-click on DMG files and select the Convert to “file-name.iso” option to perform the conversion. The “file-name” is replaced with the actual filename of the input DMG file.
2] Use Command Prompt to convert DMG to ISO
You can also use Command Prompt to convert DMG files to ISO format. To do that, you can use this third-party tool called dmg2img. It is a free command line tool that allows you to convert DMG to IMG. However, you can also convert DMG to ISO using it. You need to enter a simple command to do that. Let us check out a step-by-step procedure.
How to convert DMG to ISO using Command Prompt?
First of all, you need to download the dmg2img executable from its official website. After that, extract the downloaded ZIP folder.
Now, open the Command Prompt window and navigate to the folder where the dmg2img.exe file is present.
After that, enter a command similar to the below one:
dmg2img InputDMGFilenameWithPath OutputISOFilenameWithPath
For example, your command should be like the one we have used in our testing:
dmg2img C:\Users\sriva\Downloads\flameshot.dmg C:\Users\sriva\Downloads\flameshot.iso
Once done typing the above command, press Enter to execute it. Your DMG file will now be converted to ISO format in a few seconds or minutes, depending upon the size of the input DMG file.
So, if you are familiar with using command line tools, you can use this command-based software to convert small as well as large DMG files to ISO format through Command Prompt. You can download it from here.
Now read: How to convert RAR to ISO in Windows?