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Virtual CloneDrive

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A free virtual DVD/CD drive emulator
A review of Virtual CloneDrive by Tina de Pierre
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Free Freeware
Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Jan 16, 2016
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Virtual CloneDrive is a completely free tool for Windows which allows you to create up to 8 different virtual disc drives. The drives may be either emulated CD or DVD.

The main point of running an emulator such as this is to help increase the life of discs, especially if they are used very often. Simply create a dump of your CD as an ISO or BIN image and you'll instantly be able to mount it as a virtual disc drive with this freeware application.

DVDs and CDs mounted with this method will appear to software running as real discs. Virtual CloneDrive supports many different image formats including CCD, DVD, IMG, ISO, UDF, BIN and more.

Features and highlights
  • Supports all common image formats such as ISO, BIN, CCD
  • Supports up to 8 virtual drives at the same time
  • Easy to use - just double-click an image file to mount as a drive
  • Virtual CloneDrive is freeware, you may use it at no cost.
Compability and license

Virtual CloneDrive is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from disc utilities without restrictions. Virtual CloneDrive 5.5.0 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

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  2. Freeware Disc Utilities
  3. Software Reviews
  4. Major release: Virtual CloneDrive 5.5

Compatibility with this drive mounter software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of Virtual CloneDrive may be available from Slysoft. This download is distributed as SetupVirtualCloneDrive5500.exe.

Virtual CloneDrive has been picked by our editors as very good.
Virtual CloneDrive has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Virtual CloneDrive 5.5.0 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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