StarWind Virtual CD 5.5

A simple-to-use and efficient tool that helps you create a virtual CD device with the aid of image files (ISO and MDS images are supported)
StarWind Virtual CD is a software application whose purpose is to help you create a virtual CD device from CD/DVD/BD/HD-DVD image files (ISO and MDS images are supported), which appears as a local CD drive.

Intuitive interface

The tool boasts a clean feature lineup where most of the operations can be carried out with minimal effort. Plus, it offers support for a step-by-step approach, so even rookies can learn to configure the dedicated parameters on the fly.

Creating a virtual CD device

StarWind Virtual CD gives you the possibility to specify the path to the ISO or MDS image and select the “Automount this device” if you want the virtual CD to become available right after your computer boots and Windows starts.

Basically, it proves to be extremely easy to work with this tool, as you only need to set up the aforementioned parameters, confirm the installation, and the program lets you access the virtual CD device as a usual volume.

Additionally, the utility allows you to delete the selected devices, view general information about the device (e.g. image file, creation status), refresh the list with devices with just one click or perform the action automatically at a user-defined time, as well as log the entire activity and export it to LOG file format.

During our testing we have noticed that StarWind Virtual CD carries out a task very quickly and without errors. It is quite friendly with system resources, so the overall performance of the computer is not hampered.

Bottom line

All in all, StarWind Virtual CD offers a simple yet efficient software solution for helping you helping you use virtual optical drives on the breeze.
 

Reviewed by on March 15th, 2014


last updated on:
March 15th, 2014, 7:28 GMT
file size:
2.3 MB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
StarWind Software Inc.
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Windows 2K / XP / XP 64 bit / Vista / Vista 64 bit / 7 / 7 64 bit / 2003
category:
C: \ CD/DVD Tools \ Virtual CD/DVD-Rom

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StarWind Virtual CD - This is the main window of StarWind Virtual CD from where you can manage your virtual devices.StarWind Virtual CD - From the Preferences window you will be able to setup your current language and active skin.StarWind Virtual CD
 

Application description

Virtual CD allows you to create a virtual DVD-ROM drive locally to extend your computing infrastructure. A Virtua...

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