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No audio track support

Comment by Anamon
about WinCDEmu and DAEMON Tools · Aug 2016 · Helpful Not helpful 6 Helpful Report as spam

WinCDEmu currently doesn't support mounting images with CDDA/Redbook audio tracks, not even in uncompressed format. So far, plans of contributors to add this to the source have not manifested.

This is just a note to everyone who mentinos this software as an alternative to DAEMON Tools. As far as I know, DAEMON Tools is currently the only (at least the only free) software that is able to mount audio tracks.

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Exactly. It is its only annoying limitation. If you want to mount a .cue with data + audio tracks of an old game (e.g. Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure, Activision 1995) you can't with with WinCDEmu (Apr 2019).

Daemon Tools is Freemium, not Freeware. Definitely not Open Source. That last bit makes a big difference to some people...but I hear you on the .cue tracks, as I used to grab a lot of stuff from Usenet before the IPtrolls broke everything. We are the niche, but it's a niche thing.


Comment by MOYcano
about WinCDEmu · Feb 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 4 Helpful Report as spam

Works great on everything but Windows 10.

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Works fine on Windows 10 newest build 1909

While the portable edition "works" on Win10, "Windows Explorer" has been replaced/redesigned as "File Explorer", so, not so much. One recent comment on PowerISO complains that WinCDEmu doesn't create iso files. I was going to argue; it was easy to do from XP to 8.1, but I can't figure out how to do it in Win10 File Exploder either! It used to be so well integrated, it was easy to forget it didn't come from Micro$oft. Perhaps it still keeps all its features in 10, but it's very difficult to use.


Comment by filip007
about WinCDEmu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

Just click and you're done...before i use PowerISO but this WinCDEmu is shaguar no question about that.

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Upvoted strictly for the use of "shaguar" in a sentence. 🤣👍


Comment by olof_
about WinCDEmu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

since a while now is a signed version avalabile, and Bisbite's problem solved
really good and simple program.

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Comment by tabakis
about WinCDEmu · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful -2 Helpful Report as spam

the Portable version is a lifesaver. http://wincdemu.sysprogs.org/portable/

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