File Extension: DAA

File Type: PowerISO Direct Access Archive image

Direct Access Archive, or DAA, is a proprietary file format developed by PowerISO Computing for disk image files which supports advanced features such as compression, password protection, and splitting to multiple volumes. (from Wikipedia)

Sample hexdump

Here's a sample hexdump of a .DAA file's header (first 256 bytes):
sample DAA PowerISO Direct Access archive hexdump
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Additional informations / Related links

  • Official Site - PowerISO Computing home page
  • Wikipedia - Direct Access Archive
  • File Extension Seeker - .DAA search results
  • FILExt - DAA extension details
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