Image Converter

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The Image Converter lets you convert existing images to other file formats. You can open the Image Converter by clicking on Convert on the Tasks and Tools tab in the CD Control Center, or under Virtual CD Programs in the Quick Start utility.




The Source section specifies the source file, the image to be converted.


Under Options, you can define whether to

convert the source file to an ISO image, or
convert the source to a virtual CD.


If the source file is a virtual CD, as opposed to an ISO image, you have a number of other options as well:

Encrypt target file: Encrypts the resulting image. The password for access to the encrypted file is entered here as well.
Compression level: You can select a compression level for the resulting image.
Divide image into several files: The resulting image is stored in the form of several smaller files, rather than one large file.



If the source file is encrypted, but the Encrypt target file option is not selected here, then the resulting file is not encrypted.


In the Target file field, enter a name for the resulting image. You can also configure the following options:

Add to: You can define whether the converted file will be added to the "Local" or "Global" view in the CD Control Center, or neither.
Delete source file after conversion: Removes the source file from the hard disk after successful conversion; frees the disk space.



It is a good idea to delete the source file if you no longer need it. Otherwise, twice the disk space is taken up, since the conversion actually creates a new file.


The progress indicator shows how much of the conversion has been completed. Because the conversion might take a while, you have the option of running it in the background. You can also select Close the application after successful conversion to have the Image Converter shut down automatically.