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TantalizedMind
Jul 15, 2009, 10:28 PM
I am trying to download a game online. Will the .zip work? I think .iso is for Windows, right?

Let me know guys. Thanks!



jakeguy99
Jul 16, 2009, 06:59 AM
.iso will work just as well too. Just make sure you are downloading free games, not games you should be paying for.

TantalizedMind
Jul 16, 2009, 03:58 PM
Does that still apply for PowerPC's?

wywern209
Jul 16, 2009, 04:39 PM
iso is different from .zip. .zip compresses files into a compressed folder format. iso is an image of something like software generally,( like windows, games etc) either one will do, to run an .iso, you have to burn to dvd or CD and run from there. .zip just has to be "unzipped" and decompressed to access file contents.

voyagerd
Jul 16, 2009, 11:48 PM
ISOs don't have to be burned, they can be mounted just like a dmg.

eXan
Jul 17, 2009, 03:43 AM
I am trying to download a game online. Will the .zip work? I think .iso is for Windows, right?

Let me know guys. Thanks!

zip is an archive, iso is a disk image. Both are just a packaging for the game though, so we can't tell you if your game is going to work. It needs to be either Universal or PPC-only. If its exe - its a windows game.