Alternatives to Alcohol for all platforms with any license



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  • DAEMON Tools icon

    DAEMON Tools Bundleware

    DAEMON Tools Lite is an advanced application for Microsoft Windows which provides one of the best optical media emulation in the...

    Freemium Windows

  • WinCDEmu icon


    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...

    Open Source Windows

  • Virtual CloneDrive icon

    Virtual CloneDrive

    Virtual CloneDrive works and behaves just like a physical CD/DVD drive, however it exists only virtually. Image files of various...

    Free Windows

  • PowerISO icon

    PowerISO Bundleware

    PowerISO is a powerful CD/DVD image file processing tool, which allows you to open, extract, create, edit, compress, encrypt, split...

    Commercial Windows

  • 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...

    Open Source Windows BSD

  • 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...

    Commercial Windows

  • MagicISO icon

    MagicISO Discontinued

    MagicISO is a powerful CD/DVD image file creating/editing/extracting tool. It can open / create / edit /extract CD/DVD image files...

    Freemium Windows

  • AcetoneISO icon


    AcetoneISO, is a feature-rich and complete software application to manage CD/DVD images. Thanks to powerful open source tools such as...

    Open Source Linux

  • OSFMount icon


    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...

    Free Windows

  • Xfburn icon


    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...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • Furius ISO Mount  icon

    Furius ISO Mount Discontinued

    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...

    Open Source Linux

  • CDemu icon


    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...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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  • TotalMounter icon


    TotalMounter is only free software that allows user to mount virtual CD/DVD burner that is allowing to directly burn data onto an ISO...

    Freemium Windows

  • 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...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • 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...

    Free Linux

  • 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...

    Free Windows

  • WinMount icon

    WinMount Discontinued

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

    Freemium Windows

  • 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...

    Free Windows

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  • BlindWrite icon

    BlindWrite Discontinued

    Blindwrite is best game copy software. Copy games & keep yourself safe from damaging your original disks with the VSO Blindwrite...

    Commercial Windows

  • Phantom Burner icon

    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...

    Freemium Windows

  • Cdw Discontinued

    cdw is an ncurses front-end for command-line tools: cdrecord/wodim, mkisofs/genisoimage, growisofs, dvd+rw-mediainfo, dvd+rw-format...

    Open Source Linux

  • BurnCDCC icon


    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...

    Free Windows

  • Gizmo Drive icon

    Gizmo Drive

    Gizmo Drive v2.7.7 • Mount ISO, BIN, CUE, NRG files to a virtual CD-ROM drive • Mount VHD files, used with Microsoft Virtual PC •...

    Free Windows

  • 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...

    Freemium Windows

  • recorder icon

    recorder Discontinued

    Recorder is a graphical frontend of cdrkit/cdrtools, cdrdao, mkisofs and growisofs. It aims to be simple and easy to use, free of...

    Open Source Linux

  • mybashburn icon

    mybashburn Discontinued

    Basically, it is no more than a Terminal User Interface (TUI) frontend based of the CD burning shell script called BashBurn for...

    Open Source Linux

  • Silicon Empire icon

    Silicon Empire Discontinued

    Silicon Empire is set of tools to Burn, Copy, Backup, Manage and … your optical discs like CDs, DVDs and Blu-Rays. When you start...

    Open Source Linux

  • Game Jackal icon

    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...

    Commercial Windows

  • X-CD-Roast icon

    X-CD-Roast Discontinued

    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...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

  • ISO Toolkit icon

    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...

    Free Windows

  • 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...

    Free Windows

  • Free ISO Creator icon

    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 Windows

  • VHDAttach icon


    This is small tool that adds Attach and Detach option to contextual (aka right-click) menu of Virtual disk (vhd) files. That enables...

    Free Windows

  • Hanso Burner

    Hanso Burner belongs to the first-class of CD/DVD burning software that work with Windows. The program is a most comprehensive...

    Free Windows

  • ISODisk icon


    ISODisk is a free and powerful ISO disk image file tool that allows you to create up to 20 virtual CD/DVD drives, mount .ISO disk...

    Free 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.


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!