Daemon Tools Lite

Daemon Tools Lite

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 194 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.01.0406
  • Total Downloads:
    8,363,195
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 03, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    12.54MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    18,851
  • 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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  • Current Version

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  • All Versions

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    out of 194 votes

    • 5 star 64
    • 4 star 44
    • 3 star 14
    • 2 star 8
    • 1 star 64
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1 stars

"ADWARE & MALWARE"

May 21, 2015  |  By proxyzozo

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 5.01.0406

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

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 5.01.0406

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

 |  Version: Daemon Tools Lite 5.01.0406

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

 |  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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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 XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 12.54MB
File Name DTLite501-0406.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 8,363,195
Downloads Last Week 18,851
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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