What is a .DAA File And How To Open It – PowerISO Computing (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .daa extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .daa file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .DAA file?

The .DAA file extension stands for PowerISO Direct-Access-Archive. The developer of this file extension is PowerISO Computing. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a disk image file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .daa file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .DAA file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .DAA file on various operating systems.

How to open a .DAA file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .daa file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the DAA2ISO software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: PowerISO, WinArchiver and DAA2ISO.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DAA file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the DAA2ISO software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DAA file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .daa file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Twilight Edge DAA Converter software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is PowerISO and Twilight Edge DAA Converter.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DAA file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Twilight Edge DAA Converter software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .DAA file?

If you are still unable to open the .DAA file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DAA file.dab – Codium Labs, .dabriefcase – RemObjects, .daconfig – RemObjects, .daconnections – RemObjects, .dacpac – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DAA file with the DAA2ISO, PowerISO, WinArchiver programs on Windows and Twilight Edge DAA Converter, PowerISO programs on Mac.