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Open Source PowerISO Alternatives

The best open source alternative to PowerISO is WinCDEmu. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to PowerISO and 16 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to PowerISO are Brasero, ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver, CDemu and AcetoneISO.

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

    Reads and creates ISO and similar image file formats

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    It's easy to use...that's what makes it awesome..I am saving so much time.....

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    It can only do one of the many PowerISO features.

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    It can't create ISO files, only mount them.

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    Doesn't allow you to edit ISOs

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    nephilimman

    The best mount software ever

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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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    Most users think Brasero is a great alternative to PowerISO.


  3. 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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    This is a RAMDISK program

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  4. CDemu icon

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

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  6. Iso Master icon

    Iso Master

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    [You need a C compiler to install it from source.].

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  7. 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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  8. DAA2ISO icon

    DAA2ISO

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DAA2ISO is an open source command-line/GUI tool for converting single.

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  9. xorriso icon

    xorriso

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris
    • FreeBSD
    • NetBSD

    xorriso itself is entirely controlled by text commands.In dialog mode, xorriso reads them as text lines from standard input. Together with some helpful xorriso commands,it is quite easy for frontend programs to operate a separate xorriso process.

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  10. Silicon Empire icon

    Silicon Empire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

    Discontinued

    This software has been discontinued since 2013.

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