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Daemon Tools Lite

Free
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Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 200 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10.4
  • Total Downloads:
    9,302,306
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 06, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    674.27KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    7,046
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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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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3 stars

"Perfect software but can't download from the file"

January 24, 2016  |  By Rohan Shinde

2016-01-24 23:18:29  |  By Rohan Shinde

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Everything is good, as given. Works well with all the features provided.

Cons

The download file 1 MB that they provide doesn't download the setup. Every time I've to try at least 3-4 times before the download succeeds. Either provide us the full file directly or fix this.

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4 stars

"Perfect for its original purpose !"

November 15, 2015  |  By gustavow

2015-11-15 09:30:30  |  By gustavow

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Easy to use.

Cons

Lack of directions and documentation.

Summary

Simple, usefull, suitable and free!

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5 stars

"For me, it is very suitable"

October 12, 2015  |  By RocherAmdahl

2015-10-12 00:32:56  |  By RocherAmdahl

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Really easy to use even for beginner like me does what you want!

Cons

Needless to say it did no.

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5 stars

"Great product"

August 21, 2015  |  By LeoBer83

2015-08-21 12:15:15  |  By LeoBer83

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Using it for many years

Cons

nothing really serious

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5 stars

"Easy to use interface and simple editing"

August 20, 2015  |  By ArrochaLouder

2015-08-20 19:18:50  |  By ArrochaLouder

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

It does everything I could possibly want it to do.

Cons

Nothing. just download and use it.

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4 stars

"Worked as in the past, but lacks notification bar icon"

July 19, 2015  |  By 482lost

2015-07-19 17:34:13  |  By 482lost

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Allows one to load disc images from the hard drive and many more things such as writing disc images, creating new images, create a bootable usb drive, use ram as a virtual hard drive, and a few more things as well that require a license. Those features do have demo modes available so you can try them out too.

Cons

Doesn't minimize to the notification bar like older version did. Can be annoying as it just adds another random window cluttering up the task bar. There is also a deceptive installer for bloatware that comes with the free version of this program. It makes you think you can't op out of it when all you have to do is click Back, and the installer will show Daemon Tools is installed and ready.

Summary

Does what it was designed to do and has many features available. Bloatware is easily circumvented by clicking the Back button, and doesnt have malware unless you download it from a bad site.(I downloaded it via CNets installer.)

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1 stars

"ADWARE & MALWARE"

May 21, 2015  |  By proxyzozo

2015-05-21 19:43:48  |  By proxyzozo

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

This was once a good program. It is now MALICIOUS! Do not install

Cons

-Trojans
-Adware

Summary

Unless you want viruses do not install this program. I had to system restore to get rid of this malicious program.

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1 stars

"Installs malware"

May 14, 2015  |  By seanragan

2015-05-14 11:56:04  |  By seanragan

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

You can test how effective your anti-virus software is.

Cons

Installs malware, collects "anonymous" data after clicking to turn that setting off, and pops up saying you have 5 minutes to respond to an ad before it will auto accept the installation of more malware on your behalf.

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1 stars

"MALWARE INSTALLED & Requires Serial number to install"

April 27, 2015  |  By happyaway

2015-04-27 05:27:46  |  By happyaway

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

none, there are better options...keep looking

Cons

It installs and launches malware (pc cleaner) before you even finish installing. You cant finish the install because it asks for a serial number. Cnet lists this app as free and at one time it was... new review & removal is needed.

Summary

I have always trusted this site. As a systems engineer I've promoted it to clients as a safe site to get downloads from. I'm hoping cnet removes this app and increases security as this is new to me.

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1 stars

"too much malware"

March 26, 2015  |  By bluedragon14

2015-03-26 21:00:08  |  By bluedragon14

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

still does what it's supposed to do

Cons

too much malware, adware, etc.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 10.4
  • Mount images to physical drives in one click
  • Check the refined free and paid features
  • Minor bug fixes
General
Publisher Disc Soft
Publisher web site http://www.disc-soft.com/home
Release Date June 06, 2016
Date Added June 06, 2016
Version 10.4
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2003/Server 2008/7/8/Server 2003 x86 R2/8.1/Server 2003 x64 R2/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 674.27KB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 9,302,306
Downloads Last Week 7,046
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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