Alcohol 120%

Alcohol 120%

Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 380 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.9.8.7507
File Size:
735.26KB
Date Added:
March 24, 2009
Price:
Free to try (15-day trial); $50.00 to buy
Operating Systems:
Windows 95/Me/2000/XP/Vista/Server 2008/NT 3
Total Downloads:
11,764,061
Downloads Last Week:
2,054
Product ranking:
#11 in CD Burners
Additional Requirements:
32MB RAM, 10GB HDD space.

Editors' review

Need a utility to create and burn backups of your CDs and DVDs? Alcohol 120% can handle just about all of them. Popular for its ripping speeds, it only lacks in the options department--they're a bit thin.

Its wizard-based interface is handy for managing CD images and virtual drives. The program handles most disc image formats, including ISO, Nero, CloneCD, and CDRWIN. Profiles let you save copy settings for audio, game, data, discs. Beyond the wizard, the interface is sparse. Still, the functionality of the application, which should satisfy all users, justifies its price.

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  • All Versions:

    3.4

    out of 380 votes

    • 5 star: 160
    • 4 star: 59
    • 3 star: 33
    • 2 star: 11
    • 1 star: 117
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  • 5 stars

    "Great imagining softwre"

    April 09, 2014   |   By mschoen92

    Version: Alcohol 120 2.0.2.5830

    Pros

    easy to use works well even if there are errors on a homemade cd or dvd I have used the older versions and now the new one and it worked well with a DVD that had some error on it that another program would allow me to copy it so an excellent program

    Cons

    have not found any so far

    Summary

    download the trial and them purchase this program you will not be sorry

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  • 1 stars

    "F*KING SPYWARE"

    November 12, 2013   |   By kcomst

    Version: Alcohol 120 2.0.2.4713

    Pros

    USED to be good.

    Cons

    Need I say more? This used to be a good program, now it's worse than worthless!!!!!

    Summary

    F*KING SPYWARE. Screw you A120

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  • 3 stars

    "Excellent functionality spoilt by nasty copy protection"

    September 19, 2013   |   By redfava

    Version: Alcohol 120 2.0.2.4713

    Pros

    I've found it very useful for having various CDs and DVDs mounted on my PC without actually having the disks inserted, saving the hassle of continually swapping CDs/DVDs and reducing damage risk to the physical disks.

    Cons

    The copy protection is vicious, making it difficult for a legal licence holder to actually use he damned thing. Too often the licence info is mysteriously lost and you're accused of using a pirated copy. I know copy protection is needed but this is the most nasty one I've come across.

    Summary

    A great product spoilt by nasty copy protection, making life unneccessarily hard to use for legal users who've bought a licence.

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  • 5 stars

    "ALL CNET DOWNLOADS ARE GREAT!!! NO MALWARE OR VIRUSES!"

    August 30, 2013   |   By minus82

    Version: Alcohol 120 2.0.2.4713

    Pros

    These products I download have more than surpassed what I expect of them.

    TO YOU OTHER *******'S THAT SAY THEY HAVE MALWARE.... ETC. YOU ARE THE SAME IDIOTS THAT GO TO RANDOM PORN SITES AND CLICK ON EVERY LITTLE THING THAT LOOKS GOOD. THIS IS HOW YOU GET VIRUSES ON YOUR COMPUTERS AND COMPLAIN ABOUT IT AND WANT TO BLAME CNET.

    YOU STUPID F**KS THAT CANT OR DONT READ BEFORE CLICKING ON YOUR DOWNLOADS ARE RESPONSIBLE. DONT BLAME OTHERS OR CNET FOR YOUR OWN IMPATIENCE AND LACK OF READING SKILLS

    Cons

    MY ONLY CON IS THE STUPID IDIOTS THAT DONT KNOW HOW TO READ AND WANT TO OPEN THEIR MOUTHS WHEN THEY CANT POSSIBLE BE THE ONES AT FAULT FOR THEIR OWN *******'ERY

    Summary

    GOOD JOB CNET. LOVE WHAT YOUR DOING GLAD TO BE A LONG, AND LOYAL, CITIZEN OF YOUR SITE. I WILL CONTINUE TO USE YOUR SITE AS WELL AS CONTINUE TO REFER YOU TO OTHERS AS WELL. I WILL EVEN BE SURE TO TELL THEM TO READ BEFORE CLICKING EVERY LINK POSSIBLE. EVEN THOUGH THE PEOPLE I DEAL WITH ON A DAY TO DAY BASIS I WOULD LIKE TO VOUCH FOR AND SAY THEY ARE NOT THE ONES WRITING THE NASTY THINGS UP UPON YOUR SITE. THANKS AGAIN. A LOYAL USER, BRIAN

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  • 1 stars

    "Stay Away! Installs AVG, Maleware, etc."

    June 29, 2013   |   By 1webdude

    Version: Alcohol 120 2.0.2.4713

    Pros

    No pros to say for this program. It will cause you numerous problems.

    Cons

    The cons are you will spend a whole lot of time getting rid of the problems associated with this program. You will get AVG & more even if you opt out of it. Norton Internet Security wont stop it!!!

    Summary

    Terrible!!!

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  • 4 stars

    "dont listen to these people giving it nothing"

    April 15, 2013   |   By sprixspam

    Version: Alcohol 120 2.0.2.4713

    Pros

    1. Burns ISO's
    2. Burns CDi's
    3. Burns CUE's
    4. Burns NRG's
    5. Burns CloneCD Images
    6. Makes Images to your liking

    Cons

    The only thing that this does wrong is it puts a 2 second gap before audio tracks

    Summary

    this is a highly usable program that download.com.com should keep on here as long as possible

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  • 1 stars

    "Total BS not Alcohol 120, it is som malware"

    March 20, 2013   |   By cvillesm

    Version: Alcohol 120 2.0.2.4713

    Pros

    nothing is good, its a lie

    Cons

    All bad not the product at all

    Summary

    this isnt alcohol don't download it

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  • 1 stars

    "Installs crapware"

    February 20, 2013   |   By drabek

    Version: Alcohol 120 2.0.2.4713

    Pros

    Absolutely none that I could find.

    Cons

    The trial version is so bad, it doesn't make you want to buy the full version. To uninstall you won't find it listed in the Programs and Features section of the control panel; you have find the uninstaller as a program in the start menu.

    Summary

    Stay away and find something better. I can't believe CNET allows this here.

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  • 1 stars

    "Secretly hijacks browsers! DO NOT DOWNLOAD!"

    October 22, 2012   |   By gunmetalred

    Version: Alcohol 120 2.0.2.3931

    Pros

    Fully functioning program, easy to use.

    Cons

    Packed full of CRAP. Browser add-ons, changed home page, etc! There was NO prompt to opt in or out of these add-ons! What crap!!

    Summary

    Packed full of untrustworthy crap, steer clear.

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  • 1 stars

    "STAY AWAY!!! HIJACKS ALL YOUR BROWSERS!!!"

    July 10, 2012   |   By anon_txatyahoo.com

    Version: Alcohol 120 2.0.2.3931

    Pros

    This product had a good name with me (UNTIL NOW). Have used earlier versions and enjoyed them.

    Cons

    During install, I had no browsers open. But Opera notified me something was modifying it but said it blocked it. Firefox also complained but let the mod go through. Micro$loth Explorer of course said nothing and silently rolled over. I have not yet checked my installations of Chrome or Safari because I seldom use them. IT NEVER NOTIFIED OR ASKED ME BEFORE DOING THIS. Let me repeat this for the person who claims it does not do it: IT NEVER NOTIFIED OR ASKED ME BEFORE HOSING MY BROWSERS. I even reinstalled it to be sure I had not missed a prompt or question. STAY AWAY from this garbage.

    As far as earlier versions are concerned, I did not like the fact it has it's own proprietary disk image format - What is wrong with just strictly using ISO??? I have not yet used the product and probably won't given the stunt it pulled during install.

    Summary

    This part is easy: STAY AWAY FROM THIS GARBAGE!!! I hope CNET pulls them down and bans them.

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