Media Center | Mount Image

Mount Image is a simple add-in for Windows 7 Media Center for displaying and mounting disc image files (i.e. ISOs) from the native interface, either Movie Library or Video Library. Most people recommend either 3rd party video libraries (Media Browser, OML, MyMovies, ...) and generally those are the easiest, but I thought I'd share another option that I use.

Note:

  • Mount Image will detect DVDFab Virtual Drive, VirtualCloneDrive, Alcohol 120%, PowerISO or Daemon Tools Lite and if available use them directly. If none are available then it will use the default shell handler for the file extension. You just need to make sure it is a virtual disc software

  • The addin is installed under "More" for video files and folders. You can use the More context menu to manually mount the file

  • The addin will also attempt to detect the image file being played directly, you will see an error message briefly as the image file is mounted.

  • The addin will detected when running in windowed mode and auto-play the mounted media. This was added per request as Media Center does not auto-play when in windowed-mode.

  • I have only tested on W7 RTM