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Posted by Amit Gupta On July - 31 - 2014

Here are 3 Best Free Alternatives to Virtual CD.

Virtual CD is a premium quality Blu-ray, HD-DVD, DVD and CD disc emulation software for your computer. With the help of this freeware you can create a maximum of twenty three virtual drives on your computer. This software lets you make a exact image of your DVD, CD, Blu-ray and HD-DVD so you can use these images at any time without the need of original physical media or physical DVD-ROM or Blu-ray drive on your computer. The disc images built by this software can also be saved on a server to access by several users simultaneously. It also gives you the option to compress or encrypt the disc image. Virtual CD also lets you burn your virtual disc images on optical media so that they can run on any PC.Here are free alternatives to Virtual CD that provide some of the similar features.

Alcohol 52% Free Edition

Alcohol 52% Free Edition is the best free alternative to Virtual CD. Alcohol 52% Free Edition is a free DVD/CD/Blu-ray disc emulation application for your computer. With the help of Alcohol 52% Free Edition you can make a maximum of six virtual drives on your computer. By using this freeware you can make Virtual images of CD, DVD and Blu-ray discs and play these discs without the need of their physical presence in the DVD-Rom or Blu-ray drive. This freeware is extremely useful for PC gamers and movie enthusiasts because they can make virtual disc images of their precious games DVD and movies DVD without the risk of wear and tear, damages and scratches to them. Alcohol 52% Free Edition supports a variety of file formats such as DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RAM, CD-RW, and CD-R. Alcohol 52% Free Edition is a free alternative for Virtual CD  as it also creates virtual drives and provides more or less similar features.

Alcohol 52% Free Edition interface

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Works With: Windows        

DVDFab Virtual Drive

DVDFab Virtual Drive is another good free alternative to Virtual CD. DVDFab Virtual Drive is a free virtual DVD/Blu-Ray/CD disc emulation utility for your PC. With the help of this freeware you can create a maximum of eighteen virtual drives and also mount CD/DVD/Blu-ray disc images on them. You can play these CD/DVD/Blu-ray disc images as per your convenience. This freeware supports Blu-ray ISO image files and DVD ISO image files. The main advantage of this freeware is that you can make disc images of your CD’s, DVD’s and Blu-ray discs and play them without needing them to present physically on the DVD-Rom or Blu-ray drive. DVDFab Virtual Drive is a powerful replacement for Virtual CD as it contains some really useful features.

DVDFab Virtual Drive interface

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Works With: Windows        

Virtual CloneDrive

Virtual CloneDrive is a good replacement for Virtual CD. Virtual CloneDrive is a free Virtual CD/Blu-ray/DVD disc emulation tool for your PC. With the help of Virtual CloneDrive you can make a virtual DVD/CD/Blu-ray drive on your computer. This drive just works the same way as of a normal physical DVD/CD/Blu-ray drive but the main difference is that you can create disc images virtually in this freeware and also the DVD Rom or Blu-ray drive is not needed to physically present in your PC. Virtual CloneDrive lets you mount ISO image files easily and use it like a normal CD or DVD image file. To mount ISO images you need to click on the windows explorer or just right click on the ISO file to mount it. This saves your precious CD’s DVD’s and Blu-ray disc’s from scratches and damages and it will also increase their life cycle. Also the read speed and access speed of Virtual CD, DVD and Blu-ray drive is very high as compared to a normal physical DVD-Rom or Blu-Ray drive. Virtual CloneDrive is another useful alternative for Virtual CD as it contains some nice features.

Virtual CloneDrive interface

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Works With: Windows        

You can also check out alternatives to some other popular virtual CD software : PowerISO, Nero Burning Rom, and UltraISO.


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