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Virtual CD Alternatives

Virtual CD is described as 'With Virtual CD you can create compressed 1:1 copies (virtual CDs/DVDs/BDs) to your hard drive. You can then store your originals safely in a cabinet! Your virtual CDs are then available with a simple click or even automatically with the autostart of the corresponding program' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Virtual CD for Windows, Linux and BSD. The best alternative is Virtual CloneDrive, which is free. Other great apps like Virtual CD are Alcohol, OSFMount, CDemu and TotalMounter.

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

With Virtual CD you can create compressed 1:1 copies (virtual CDs/DVDs/BDs) to your hard drive. You can then store your...

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    Virtual CloneDrive

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

    Discontinued

    last updated: Feb 28th 2020, 15:16 GMThttps://www.softpedia.com/get/CD-DVD-Tools/Virtual-CD-DVD-Rom/Virtual-CloneDrive.shtml

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  2. Alcohol icon

    Alcohol

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Alcohol is a powerful Windows CD and DVD burning software that makes it easy to create backups of DVDs* and CDs. In addition, the program lets you store your most used CDs as images on your computer, so you can call them up at the click of a button.

    Bundleware

    The free version of Alcohol 52% contains an optional adware toolbar bundled. It also installs Smart File Advisor without allowing you to uncheck this option during setup.

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  3. OSFMount icon

    OSFMount

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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 letter.

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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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    TotalMounter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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).

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  6. Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel icon

    Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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  7. WinMount icon

    WinMount

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    Discontinued

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

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    DVDFab Virtual Drive

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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  9. Phantom Burner icon

    Phantom Burner

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Phantom Burner is a virtual BD-RE/DVD+RW/DVD-RAM/CD-R/BD-ROM/DVD-ROM/CD-ROM emulator software.

    Discontinued

    Official website/app unavailable.

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  10. BurnCDCC icon

    BurnCDCC

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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