Daemon Tools Lite

Daemon Tools Lite

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 191 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.01.0406
  • Total Downloads:
    8,168,964
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 03, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    12.54MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    33,240
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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DAEMON Tools Lite is a slimmed down version of the more powerful Pro app, but it still gives you the ability to add up to four virtual drives to your machine. You can also create basic disk images and compress them to keep all the information you need accessible without taking up a ton of space on your hard drive.

Pros

Free option: If you want to use this program for commercial purposes or if you want guaranteed technical support, you'll have to purchase a license for $19.99. But if you only need it for personal use, you can use it without limits, although without support, for free.

Straightforward interface: There's nothing fancy about the interface of this app, but it makes all features clearly accessible. That means that even beginning users will get the hang of basic operations pretty quickly.

Customizable hot keys: To further streamline the user experience in this app, you can customize hot keys to carry out certain functions. These settings are accessible under the Preferences tab.

Cons

Ad bar: When you first open the app, the column on the right-hand side contains a message letting you know that if you don't opt out within three minutes, the app will automatically start accepting ads. Of course, it's nice that you can opt out. But if you don't notice the bar right away, you may find yourself suddenly bombarded with ads.

Bottom Line

With lots of features and a functional interface, DAEMON is a good choice for beginning users or those who don't need more than a few virtual drives.

 
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User Reviews
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    out of 191 votes

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1 stars

"too much malware"

March 26, 2015  |  By bluedragon14

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 5.01.0406

Pros

still does what it's supposed to do

Cons

too much malware, adware, etc.

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1 stars

"Almost finished me fortunately I had a save point."

March 22, 2015  |  By s1ipp3ry

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 5.01.0406

Pros

If only there was a way to separate the great program from all its pre loaded rubbish

Cons

Don't do it ... this was once a great program but the spyware its loaded with will ruin you if you don't have a save point handy , this will put most people out of business.

Summary

Its a sad end to a once highly respected program.

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1 stars

"Do not download . malware *******"

February 21, 2015  |  By not_dave

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 4.49.1

Pros

Do not download . malware *******

Cons

my anti-virus detected malware

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3 stars

"bitool.dll adware detected"

January 29, 2015  |  By eatmyshortsagain

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 4.49.1

Pros

It's been my go to iso progam for nearly a decade. Still a solid product.

Cons

Adware bitool.dll detected on latest install. Confirms other reviewer on this site.

Summary

Install at your own risk.

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1 stars

"Malware Detected"

January 14, 2015  |  By serdedi

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 4.49.1

Pros

Used to be a good tool until they put malware in the software, and other add-ware.

Cons

Contains malware.

Summary

A shame, this tool used to be a good tool, now it's just clogged with ad-ware and malware. I am sending a removal request to CNET immediately.

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1 stars

"Installs malware - even when unchecked"

January 01, 2015  |  By mattblick

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 4.49.1

Pros

I've used Daemon tools a lot over the years. It did the job.

Cons

I installed this today, carefully looked at each screen before clicking next. I unchecked 2 boxes and clicked skip on another. I have come to expect the need to do this with free software. HOWEVER this installed the applications I had deselected anyways. The BoBrowser malware added startup tasks, scheduled tasks, and firewall exceptions for itself. These somehow remained even after using add/remove programs to "uninstall" it. Malicious software. Unacceptable.

Summary

Please remove this one CNET. Daemon tools is intentionally bundling malware. This BoBrowser is the 3rd one reported in recent versions.

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5 stars

"Intuitive interface"

December 23, 2014  |  By JobinBrokaw

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 4.49.1

Pros

Very needful application for my computer.

Cons

Nothing can make me picky.

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1 stars

"Asprox.b Trojan included in Daemon Tools Lite 4.49.1"

December 21, 2014  |  By ptejad1

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 4.49.1

Pros

Good solution for Virtual Drives, except for the con

Cons

Included software I didn't want in the install without asking, such as the AVG Security POS, but also a trojan called Asprox.b. Either release was not scanned, or was included by design. I am going to consider using some other Virtual Disk solutions from now on, and now would definitely never use the paid or free version of this tool on a customer's computer.

Summary

Be vewy, vewy careful

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1 stars

"Spyware everywhere, AVG goes crazy one you install"

September 25, 2014  |  By TheBozzz

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 4.49.1

Pros

Spyware everywhere++++++

Cons

Spyware everywhere++++++

Summary

Really sucks. This used to be such a great product, I am looking for an old install right now. Because my AVG just keeps popping up now with new threat detected.

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1 stars

"DAEMON TOOLS INSTALLS VIRUSES AND MALWARE"

September 18, 2014  |  By downloaderuser

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 4.49.1

Pros

DAEMON TOOLS INSTALLS VIRUSES AND MALWARE

Cons

DAEMON TOOLS INSTALLS VIRUSES AND MALWARE

Summary

Daemon tools installed several viruses and malware on my PC. Search daemon tools malware if you don't believe me, everyone online is complaining.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.01.0406
This version contains unspecified enhancements, features, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Disc Soft
Publisher web site http://www.disc-soft.com/home
Release Date March 03, 2015
Date Added March 03, 2015
Version 5.01.0406
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 12.54MB
File Name DTLite501-0406.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 8,168,964
Downloads Last Week 33,240
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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