Alternatives to Alcohol for all platforms with any license

  • DAEMON Tools icon

    DAEMON Tools

    DAEMON Tools Lite is an advanced application for Microsoft Windows which provides one of the best optical media emulation in the industry. You can mount *.mdx, *.mds/*.mdf, *.iso, *.b5t, *.b6t, *.bwt, *.ccd, *.cdi, *.cue, *.nrg...

    Freemium Windows

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    • Bundleware Lite installer contains ads. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
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    WinCDEmu

    WinCDEmu is an open-source CD/DVD/BD emulator - a tool that allows you to mount optical disc mages by simply clicking on them in Windows Explorer. If you have downloaded an ISO image and want to use it without burning it to a blank...

    Open Source Windows

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    Virtual CloneDrive

    Virtual CloneDrive works and behaves just like a physical CD/DVD drive, however it exists only virtually. Image files of various formats (.iso, .bin, etc) can be mounted onto a virtual drive from your hard-disk or from a network drive...

    Free Windows

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  • PowerISO icon

    PowerISO

    PowerISO is a powerful CD/DVD image file processing tool, which allows you to open, extract, create, edit, compress, encrypt, split and convert ISO files, and mount these files with internal virtual drive. It can process almost all...

    Commercial Windows

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    • Bundleware The installer contains ads. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver icon

    ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver

    ImDisk is a virtual disk driver for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 or Windows Server 2003/2008/2012. It can create virtual hard disk, RAM Disk, floppy or CD/DVD drives using image files or system memory. The install package installs...

    Open Source Windows BSD

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  • Nero Burning ROM icon

    Nero Burning ROM

    Nero Burning ROM, commonly called just Nero, is an optical disc authoring program. As of version 6, the program has been a part of Nero software suite. It features new cutting-edge functionality. Create, rip, copy, burn, edit, share...

    Commercial Windows

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  • MagicISO icon

    MagicISO

    MagicISO is a powerful CD/DVD image file creating/editing/extracting tool. It can open / create / edit /extract CD/DVD image files, and it can convert bin to iso and back, as well as make ISO file from DVD/CD-ROM or hard disk, and...

    Freemium Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 5.5(build 281), released in February 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    AcetoneISO

    AcetoneISO, is a feature-rich and complete software application to manage CD/DVD images. Thanks to powerful open source tools such as fuseiso, AcetoneISO will let You mount typical proprietary images formats of the Windows world such...

    Open Source Linux

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    OSFMount

    OSFMount allows you to mount local disk image files (bit-for-bit copies of a disk partition) in Windows with a drive letter. You can then analyze the disk image file with PassMark OSForensics by using the mounted volume's drive...

    Free Windows

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    Xfburn

    Lightweight CD/DVD burning software designed for Xfce, but it runs on Gnome, KDE etc as well. It can blank CDs and DVDs, burn and create ISO images and burn personal compositions of data. At the moment it is at heavy development.

    Open Source Linux Xfce

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  • CDemu icon

    CDemu

    CDEmu is a CD/DVD-ROM device emulator for linux, licensed under GPL v2 or later. It is a from-scratch rewrite of the legacy CDEmu project, which was started by Robert Penz.

    Open Source Linux BSD

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  • Furius ISO Mount  icon

    Furius ISO Mount

    Furius ISO Mount is a simple Gtk+ Interface to Mount ISO, IMG, BIN, MDF and NRG Image files without burning to disk. An ISO, IMG, BIN, MDF and NRG Image management utility for the Gnome Desktop Environment. Features ...

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.11.3.1, released in January 2011, can be still downloaded from Softpedia
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    TotalMounter

    TotalMounter is only free software that allows user to mount virtual CD/DVD burner that is allowing to directly burn data onto an ISO file, not to an optical disk (such as CD or DVD). After mounting virtual burner for the first time...

    Freemium Windows

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  • Pismo File Mount Audit Package icon

    Pismo File Mount Audit Package

    Pismo File Mount Audit Package is a Windows application that allows users to mount the contents of ZIP, ISO, Compact ISO, Compact File Set and Private Folder files to the file system as virtual folders. Pismo File Mount Audit Package...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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  • Gmount ISO icon

    Gmount ISO

    GMount ISO is a simple tool for Linux that facilitates mounting ISO images as a virtual drive. GMount ISO is a frontend to the mount command and is written using PyGTK and Glade. Virtual disc access rate is about 200 times faster than...

    Free Linux

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    BlindWrite

    Blindwrite is best game copy software. Copy games & keep yourself safe from damaging your original disks with the VSO Blindwrite game copy software. BlindWrite extracts all the characteristics of your media to your harddrive to...

    Commercial Windows

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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 7.0.0.0, released in January 2013, can be still downloded from the official website.
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    WinMount

    WinMount is a powerful archive and virtual drive tool. It can compress and decompress. It also can mount ZIP, mount RAR, mount MOU, mount cd dvd and hdd image as a virtual drive.

    Freemium Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, V3.5.1018, released in October 201, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • DVDFab Virtual Drive icon

    DVDFab Virtual Drive

    DVDFab Virtual Drive is a virtual emulator for both DVD and Blu-ray. It can emulate 18 drives and mount DVD/Blu-ray ISO image files created by DVDFab and other programs. For example, if you want to play a Blu-ray ISO image file...

    Free Windows

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  • Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel icon

    Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel

    This free program for lets you create a virtual CD drive on your hard disk. The "32k" program load ISO Images (iso), CDFS (cdfs), Joilet (jo), Rock Ridge (rock), UDF (udf), and any standard iso format. For anyone unfamiliar...

    Free Windows

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  • BurnCDCC icon

    BurnCDCC

    This utility is used to burn an ISO file to a CD/DVD/BD disc. Many new systems come with a limited CD/DVD software package that lacks the ability to burn ISO files.

    Free Windows

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    Phantom Burner

    Phantom Burner is a virtual BD-RE/DVD+RW/DVD-RAM/CD-R/BD-ROM/DVD-ROM/CD-ROM emulator software. It not only allows you to mount disc image files as virtual CD, DVD or Blu-ray discs, but also let you create disc image files by burn to...

    Freemium Windows

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    • Discontinued Official website/app unavailable.
  • Cdw

    cdw is an ncurses front-end for command-line tools: cdrecord/wodim, mkisofs/genisoimage, growisofs, dvd+rw-mediainfo, dvd+rw-format, xorriso. It utilizes ncurses library to build user-friendly interface and it can be used in UNIX...

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued Current version of cdw is 0.8.0, it was released in July 2014.
  • Gizmo Drive icon

    Gizmo Drive

    Gizmo Drive is a virtual device simulator which allows you to create password protected hard disk images with its proprietary GDRIVE format. Gizmo Drive also supports a number of standard image formats including: ISO, VHD, BIN, IMG...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.7.9, released in May 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Nero MediaHome icon

    Nero MediaHome

    Nero MediaHome is the media manager for your photos, music and videos. The complete, all-in-one source lets you find, organize, edit, play, share, sync, burn and enjoy your media with the built-in market that lets you buy and activate...

    Freemium Windows

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    recorder

    Recorder is a graphical frontend of cdrkit/cdrtools, cdrdao, mkisofs and growisofs. It aims to be simple and easy to use, free of large configurations and useless options, following the KISS principle and offering a disc burning of...

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued Recorder is no longer developed. Last update dates back 2009/05/06. The source code is still available
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    mybashburn

    Basically, it is no more than a Terminal User Interface (TUI) frontend based of the CD burning shell script called BashBurn for Linux®; this originally does not have the best eye-candy CD-burning UI, nevertheless, MyBashBurn uses...

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued Last update : 2008/12/23
  • Silicon Empire icon

    Silicon Empire

    Silicon Empire is set of tools to Burn, Copy, Backup, Manage and … your optical discs like CDs, DVDs and Blu-Rays. When you start working with silicon Empire Just feels everything done easily and quickly with high quality. You Burn...

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued This software has been discontinued since 2013.
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    Game Jackal

    Game Jackal Pro is the ultimate must have killer app for the PC gamer! If you, like most gamers, find it annoying looking for and inserting the CD-ROM for your favorite game each time you play it, then Game Jackal Pro is for you. ...

    Commercial Windows

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    X-CD-Roast

    X-CD-Roast tries to be the most flexible CD-burning software ever. It allows even the unexperienced user to create or copy a CD with a few mouse clicks in a intuitive and nice looking graphical user interface. Features included in...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

    • Discontinued Last update 02.02.2014: http://www.xcdroast.org/
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    ISO Toolkit

    "ISO Toolkit" is a free ISO manipulation tool which allows you to create ISO image, copy ISO image from CD/DVD, convert ISO, NRG, CUE images, extract content of ISO, NRG, BIN and CUE images, mount ISO, NRG, BIN and CUE...

    Free Windows

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  • Free Disc Burner icon

    Free Disc Burner

    Free Disc Burner writes any files, folders (data) to any disc as well as writes multisession discs (there is a possibility to write up files to the same disc), erases information from a disc, supports Blu-Ray. Supported Media...

    Free Windows

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    Free ISO Creator

    Free ISO Creator can easily create ISO image file from any files and folders. It is an ideal tool to create ISO file. Features of Free ISO Creator: Create ISO image from files and folders,.Create UDF/ISO CD DVD image file, Create ISO...

    Free Windows

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  • VHDAttach icon

    VHDAttach

    This is small tool that adds Attach and Detach option to contextual (aka right-click) menu of Virtual disk (vhd) files. That enables those operations to be done without trip to Disk Management console. Detach option is available on...

    Free Windows

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  • Hanso Burner

    Hanso Burner belongs to the first-class of CD/DVD burning software that work with Windows. The program is a most comprehensive solution for doing backups and creating/reading ISO files. The software offers: Support for...

    Free Windows

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    FinalBurner

    FinalBurner is a freeware alternative to expensive CD and DVD burners. This 4-Mb application enables you to create data, audio, DVD disks and burn them onto any type of media, such as CD R/RW, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, DVD DL. You can...

    Freemium Windows

Alcohol Comments

The free version is limited to 6 virtual drives, instead of ...

Comment by Tank
about Alcohol Jun 2011

The free version is limited to 6 virtual drives, instead of 31, and is limited to burning with 2 drives simultaneously.

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clean setup, full shell support. even for image formats alc ...

Comment by scatterbrain
about Alcohol Jun 2011

clean setup, full shell support. even for image formats alcohol is not suppost to work with.
nice icons. quick mounting...
i tried winCDemu, virtual clone cd, gizmo center and of course daemon tools (for quite a while)
happy i found this piece.

thumbs up!

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