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The VirtualDVD is a free application for Windows that allows you to have easy access to CD, DVD or Blu-ray images by simply mounting them as a virtual drive to local NTFS folders; thus you won't have to burn them onto a disc. The virtual drives can also be customized by changing the drive letter and the DVD region. Given the variety of supported formats and a large number of devices this application can emulate, VirtualDVD is an excellent choice if you need any backup for your CDs.

The list of image file formats supported by VirtualDVD include: CCD (Clone CD), BIN (CDRWin), CUE (Cue Sheets), CDImage (IMG), ISO, BWT (BlinkRead), B5Tand B6T (BlindWrite), MDS and MDF (Alcohol 120% image), CDI (Disc Juggler), PDI (Instant CD/DVD), ISZ (compressed ISO), NRG (Nero), DVD (CloneDVD) and LCD (CDSpace6).

How Can VirtualDVD Help You Easily Mount and Access Your DVDs, CDs, and Blu-ray Images?

After a simple installation process of the VirtualDVD application on your Windows computer, you can then add a single virtual disc drive to Explorer. Beginners may find it difficult to use this application on the first try as it does not come with any user instructions. But you can try to follow the process below and see how it works for you.

On its first launch of the application, it may seem like nothing happens at first. However, because the application constantly runs in your system tray, you won't be able to access it through the normal channel. You have to go through a series of right-clicks to navigate through the application.

To get started you can imply Right-click the application's system tray icon and then select Virtual Devices; you can select up to a maximum of 24 drives. Form the setup; you can then choose that drive, click on "Mount Image" and you'll be prompted for your disc image. Once you have mounted your drive or drives, the disc becomes available in Explorer exactly as it would in a physical drive. You can customize the region, drive letter and more just as you would do with the usual Windows tools.

Being that the application integrates so well into Windows, VirtualDVD runs smoothly and very quietly on your hard drive without taking up much memory and CPU space. The program remains really light on computer resources all the time, so you don't experience any slow down on your operating system in any way. 

The application is compatible with Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 7, 8, and 10 32 and 64-bit computers. It is also available for download in a lightweight file size of about 6.88 MB. It is also available in English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish, and Slovak languages 

Though a lightweight and easy to use the application, it doesn't run without a few cons such as the poor job it does of hunting down ISO images, it is something you can navigate through. Another con is that there is almost a total lack of documentation, online support or user instructions, so you will have to keep trying till you get how it works or find another alternative. 

Key Features of VirtualDVD Include:

  • Easy to install and remove
  • Convenient tray-icon
  • Simple user environment setting
  • Unlimited extend virtual drive count
  • Supports multiple languages
  • Provide execution function when Windows start
  • Ability to mount and unmount drives with a single click
  • All supported CD/DVD/Blu-ray image formats such as; CCD (Clone CD), BIN (CDRWin), CUE (Cue Sheets), CDImage (IMG), ISO, BWT (BlinkRead), B5Tand B6T (BlindWrite), MDS and MDF (Alcohol 120% image), CDI (Disc Juggler), PDI (Instant CD/DVD), ISZ (compressed ISO), NRG (Nero), DVD (CloneDVD) and LCD (CDSpace6).
  • Lightweight and uses minimal computer resources
  • Perform image mounting to local NTFS folders 
  • Supports the customization of virtual drives: change a drive letter, DVD region, etc 
  • Support Encrypted is (Compressed ISO) file

Summary

VirtualDVD is a tool that comes in handy when you need to save copies of your CDs without having to burn them. The application simply enables you to you have easy access to CD, DVD or Blu-ray images by simply mounting them as a virtual drive to local NTFS folders and save in multiple file formats. You barely know that the application is there as it takes up an insignificant amount of resources to run on your computer. Once you have used it a couple of times, accessing all your DVDs, CDs and Blu-ray images become a breeze.

We don't have any change log information for VirtualDVD 7.8 yet. If you have any change log info for this version of VirtualDVD you can share with us.

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  • Last Updated: 2019-10-15
  • Developer: Ohsoft
  • Homepage: ohsoft.net
  • Version: 7.8
  • File size: 5.53 MB
  • Downloads: 1,892
  • Operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • Filename: VirtualDVD_v8.8.0.0.exe
  • MD5 Checksum: 8e55bb0faca1ba20b7603325e4ba9209