How to Play ISO Files on Android Phone/Tablet?

Published on August 23 2017


Q:"I have collected a lot of ISO image files from DVD discs, when I transfer them to my Android device, it can't be opened. Is there any solution to play ISO files on Android Phone/Tablet? Thanks in advance."

ISO files are images of CD, DVD, or BD created by ripping them to HDD. You need a mounting program such as MagicISO (MagicDisc), Alcohol, or PowerISO on the desktop to open and playback them. No way you're going to get this to work on yourAndroid Phone/Tablet, as they have no reference point for optical media. Then how could you play ISO files on Android Phone/Tablet? Don't worry, this tutorial aims at solving this question and providing an easy method for you.

To play ISO image files on Android phone/tablet, you can convert ISO files to Android supported (i.g. MP4) format via a third party video converter. Here, Brorsoft Video Convert Ultimate / iMedia Converter for Mac is highly recommended to do this work. With it, you can convert ISO image files to Android supported MP4 video files in ultra fast speed and excellent quality. Best of all, this all-in-one Video/Blu-ray/DVD solution is also good at ripping/converting Blu-ray/DVDs and HD Videos such as 4K XAVC/XAVC-S, MXF, M4V, AVI, etc for playing on Android Phone/Tablet, iOS Devices, PC, Mac. With a built-in editor, you can do some editing work like trim the video length, crop black bar, adjust video/audio codec, rotate video angle, and more.

Free download ISO to Android Converter:

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Guide: Convert ISO files to Android Phone/Tablet Supported Video formats for playback

Windows Version Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load ISO files

Install and launch the best ISO to Android Converter, simply click “Load File” to load your ISO files to the program.


Step 2. Choose output format

Click Format button and choose H.264 MP4 from Common Video or HD Video category as your output, which is a widely-accepted file format on Android Phone/Tablet

Or you can choose other formats in Android Profile lists directly.


Tip: In the Video Editor window, you can trim, crop, adjust movie effect on your output videos.

Step 3. Start Converting ISO files for Android Phone/Tablet

With all settings, tap the "Convert" button to start converting ISO files to MP4 for Android.

Once processing is complete, your video can be found at output folder, then connect your Android Phone/Tablet with PC and transfer them to your devices.

Now you're able to play the converted ISO files on your Android Phone/Tablet without hassle.

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Ken 08/25/2017 07:45

Good post.