DAEMON Tools is quite popular in the world of creating disc images and also emulating virtual CD and DVD Drives. Let’s look at what this free software Daemon Tools Lite has to offer you.
Daemon Tools have proved to be over the years on of the most popular image mounting tools out there. The program sits quietly awaiting your indications in the system tray. To bring it back to life just right click on its blue-ish icon. Mounting an image can be done right then in there, there’s no need to even go in the main interface of the software. A right click also gives you the opportunity to change some Settings. A left click on the other hand will give you the possibility of accessing an emulated drive.
Even if it is a very powerful and useful tool, Daemon Tool won’t handle every image files out there. It says no to Magic ISO, Power ISO, Easy Media Creator and Ultra ISO files. On the other hand it supports .b5t, .b6t and .bwt (BlindWrite), .ccd (CloneCD), .cdi (DiscJuggler), .cue(bin), mds (Media Descriptor), .nrg (Nero), .pdi (Instant CD/DVD) and .isz (Compressed ISO).
The interface of the program is as the name suggest – very “Lite”. It will provide quick access to main features such as:
- Disc imaging (create images from CD/DVD/Blu-Ray disks)
- Burn image to disk (using the program Astroburn)
- Vittual Devices (list all virtual devices along with their mounted images)
- Recently used Images
- Preferences button (where you can perform diverse functions such as “File Associations”
Daemon Tools Lite is perfect due to is small and stable structure, low resource requirements and simple and intuitive interface. Try it out and you won’t be disappointed.
You can download Daemon Tools Lite for free and also read review about it from Cnet and FileHippo:
One look at the Cnet user reviews then you might get a little uncomfortable proceeding with the free download. All we have to say is that no matter what you are downloading, always ensure that you have a good security software on your computer. And also please go through the license agreement plus look out for extra bundled software or toolbars within the installation.
We do hope that Daemon Tools Lite will ease your problems when dealing with Disc Images and Virtual drives. Please feel free to comment and tell us your opinion about this free software below.
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