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Open Source DAEMON Tools Alternatives

The best open source alternative to DAEMON Tools is WinCDEmu. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to DAEMON Tools and 15 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to DAEMON Tools are Brasero, AcetoneISO, ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver and K3b.

DAEMON Tools alternatives are mainly ISO Mounting Tools but may also be DVD Burners or CD Burners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DAEMON Tools.
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  1. WinCDEmu icon

    WinCDEmu is an open-source CD/DVD/BD emulator - a tool that allows you to mount optical disc images 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 disc, WinCDEmu is the easiest way to do it.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 4.1, released on September 29, 2015, can be still downloaded from GitHub

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    Almost everyone thinks WinCDEmu is a great alternative to DAEMON Tools.
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    frenchiveruti

    It's free of ads, free itself, and also open source and extremely lightweight and easy to use.

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    It works great, is open-source, extremely lighweight and comes with few useful options.

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    rboehme

    In contrast to Daemon Tools, WinCDEmu doesn't support audio CDs.

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    Perfect, simple and opensource tool! No ads, no crapware, perfect. Had I known about it earlier, I would have never even touched DAEMON.

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    Free and reliable, very few cpu and memory consumption

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    Lightweight, poretable, fast

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    SCSIs don't work with WinCDEmu

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  2. Brasero icon

    Brasero

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • GNOME

    Brasero is an application to burn CD/DVD for the GNOME Desktop. It is designed to be as simple as possible and has some unique features to enable users to create their discs easily and quickly.

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  3. AcetoneISO, is a feature-rich and complete software application to manage CD/DVD images.

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    Almost everyone thinks AcetoneISO is a great alternative to DAEMON Tools.
  4. 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 a console-mode control program called imdisk.

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    Most users think ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver is a great alternative to DAEMON Tools.
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    K3b

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • KDE

    K3b is a CD and DVD authoring application for the KDE desktop environment for Unix-like computer operating systems.

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    ImDisk Toolkit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    This all-in-one package includes the ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver and several tools and interfaces to mount many formats of image files and make a RamDisk available at Windows startup.

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    Most users think ImDisk Toolkit is a great alternative to DAEMON Tools.

    Open Source, works with Windows 8.1, GUI

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    Burn

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Burn is a free optical disc authoring application with a simple interface that offers a lot of advanced options. The program supports the creation of data, audio and video discs, and is capable of copying data and audio discs.

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    CDemu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

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  9. Furius ISO Mount  icon

    Furius ISO Mount

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Furius ISO Mount is a simple Gtk+ Interface to Mount ISO, IMG, BIN, MDF and NRG Image files without burning to disk.

    Discontinued

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

    Python version of Furius ISO Mount with Drag n Drop Support
    Most users think Furius ISO Mount is a great alternative to DAEMON Tools.
  10. Aaru Data Preservation Suite icon

    Aaru Data Preservation Suite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Aaru Data Preservation Suite is a fully-featured software package to preserve all storage media from the very old to the cutting edge, as well as to give detailed information about any supported image file and to extract the files from those images.

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