How to Open a .bin File

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A .bin file is the binary image of a CD or DVD, and it can be opened by creating a new text document and typing in the proper information. Select and open a .bin file to create a new virtual drive with help from an IT engineer in this free video on computer files.

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Hello, my name's Izabella, and now I'm going to show you how to open a Bin file. A Bin file is the binary image of your CD or DVD, and now I'm going to show you how to open it. Okay, here we can see the folder in which we have the Bin file. And now, in this folder, we have to create a new text document. Okay, now let's open this new text document. And now, follow what I'm going to type here, in this file. Okay, we have to type here 'File', then the...we have to copy and paste the name of the Bin file. And we have to paste it in inverted commas. And, still in the inverted commas after the name of the Bin file, and we have to type in '.bin', okay, and then we write here, 'Binary'. Then, an enter, and then the next line we are going to type in Track 01, then Mode 1/2352. Okay, then an enter, again. In the third line we are going to write in Index 01 00:00:00. Okay. When we are done, we have to save the file, so we click on the File Save As. The type should be Old Files, and the final name is going to be the name of the original Bin file. And .CUE. Okay, save. So now we have a new Cue file. Okay, and we can delete this text document that we have just created. Okay. So, the Bin file and the Cue file have to remain in the folder. Okay. Now, we have to open this program called Withdraw ...., okay, here we can see it. And now in the toolbar we go to Mount to Virtual Drive. Okay, as an Image file. We have to select and open the original Bin file, and click on 'Mount'. Okay, when it's done, we go to Start menu, and there to my computer. And look, here's a new virtual drive that we have just created. And, if we open it, we can see all the files that we have in the Bin file.


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