Alcohol 120

Alcohol 120

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

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.2.3931
  • Total Downloads:
    11,771,924
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 14, 2012
  • Price:
    Free to try (15-day trial); $50.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    735.26KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,922
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #10 in CD Burners

Editors' Review

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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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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    1.8

    out of 4 votes

    • 5 star 0
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 3
  • 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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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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4 stars

"Great software, very overpriced."

June 20, 2012  |  By greenhelium

 |  Version: Alcohol 120 2.0.2.3931

Pros

It burns in a HUGE variety of formats, and is very reliable.

Cons

After the trial is up, it's expensive software.

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1 stars

"DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS!!!"

April 27, 2012  |  By bmallek540

 |  Version: Alcohol 120 2.0.2.3931

Pros

NONE at all

Cons

I downloaded this and immediately my browser was hijacked and system crashed.

Summary

I don't know what else to say. CNET is a very reputable site but obviously someone has done something with this file. As I said above, I downloaded this file and my browser was hijacked and my system crashed.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0.2.3931
Version 2.0.2.3931 has fixed problem with automatic version update check.
General
Publisher Alcohol Soft
Publisher web site http://www.alcohol-soft.com/
Release Date April 14, 2012
Date Added April 14, 2012
Version 2.0.2.3931
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory CD Burners
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 735.26KB
File Name downloader_for_Alcohol120_trial_2.0.3.6951.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 11,771,924
Downloads Last Week 1,922
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial
Price $50

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