|You misunderstand what an ISO is. If properly done, an ISO is an exact image of the entire disk in a particular format that is within the ISO standard. Some MAC/PC disks have dual formats and difficult for most people to copy. |
Almost all CD/DVD burning software can make a copy of most disks.
Linux software can be used to get to more basics of the disk design maybe. You tend to find multi session or various tracks placed somewhere on the disk.
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