IsoBuster

IsoBuster

Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 83 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.4
  • Total Downloads:
    1,472,631
  • Date Added:
    May 31, 2008
  • File Size:
    3.78MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    371
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/NT/2000/XP

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User Reviews
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Results 1–10 of 77

1 stars

"Forces you to buy license and then craps out"

September 05, 2014  |  By supervillain

 |  Version: IsoBuster 3.4

Pros

Found the files on the drive.

Cons

I KNOW what files are on the drive. I need them off the drive. But you cant get a sample off without purchasing the license. Then it does... nothing. Files can't be recovered. Obviously the program should know that before I was forced to buy the license. Customer support is by email with a two-day lag. Think about how that would work for a second. Called billing right away and they were rude and dismissive.

Summary

Garbage.

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4 stars

"Tries very hard to do what it says on the tin"

December 19, 2012  |  By em6001

 |  Version: IsoBuster 3.1

Pros

The paid version has done much better than any of the other free stuff I tried (and one I had to pay for). The others just copied a CDA file (I understand it as some kind of shortcut) whereas isobuster has actually managed to recover some of the full audio files on my cracked cd.

Cons

It hasn't been able to recover all of my data, but any recovery from a cracked cd is nothing short of a miracle!

The only real con is that I don't have a lot of computer knowledge and trying to figure out how it all works and what the options mean takes a little bit of time. I suspect if I really understood what I am doing I would be able to get a lot more use out of the program! However, explanations for the basics are there in the help section so with a little bit of perseverance it's ok.

Summary

Good program that works despite the challenging conditions I have provided it with! I still don't fully understand what the difference is between the free and paid versions as when I tried to use it it asked me to pay anyway. The paid version is worth the money though!

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1 stars

"Not for Hard Disk recovery"

October 05, 2012  |  By gthaigh

 |  Version: IsoBuster 3.0

Pros

Sorry - I bought this product for one purpose, and it didn't work.

Cons

Don't buy this product for hard disk recovery. It is very slow and then crashes, even on small hard disks. Other HD recovery products worked fine. I cannot comment on use of this product for recovery of other media.

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5 stars

"Does what it say on the box"

September 06, 2012  |  By Balders_of_Arabia

 |  Version: IsoBuster 3.0

Pros

Does what it say on the box
Quick
Easy

Cons

A button on the top to say "Extract these" would be nice, otherwise not found a 'con' yet

Summary

I bought and burned a pack or DVD+R by mistake and can't read them in any of my 4 readers, but this programm recovered my 'lost' data first tiime. Will buy it come pay day!

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5 stars

"great software for recovery of video cds"

July 11, 2012  |  By naveep_indian

 |  Version: IsoBuster 3.0

Pros

1easy to use
2works fine on scratched cds

Cons

unable to recover some dvds.. need to pay 4 them

Summary

great 4 me.. recovered many old movie cds

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4 stars

"Best software I used"

February 13, 2012  |  By staylor69

 |  Version: IsoBuster 2.8.5

Pros

Easy to understand and easy to use. We use this software for all of our trip videos and birthday videos.

Cons

None so far

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1 stars

"VIRUS DON'T DOWNLOAD!!!"

January 18, 2012

 |  Version: IsoBuster 2.8.5

Pros

I've used it before and it was great! An Awesome tool! I lost it after a format and wanted back badly! Definitely a tool that's irreplaceable.

Cons

VIRUS! I downloaded it and AVG popped up with the message calling it a Trojan Horse SHeur3.CEZS. Even if it's a false positive why take a chance with this product!

Summary

I checked it also with Trojan Remover and Malwarebytes with both saying Ok. I just couldn't take a chance even if it's a false positive and neither should anyone else.

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1 stars

"A free iso file mounter that does not mount iso files"

November 15, 2011  |  By Lundse

 |  Version: IsoBuster 2.8.5

Pros

Installed quickly, loads of options.

Cons

The free version does not let you mount an iso file. This is what the program is advertised as doing.
There are free tools out there that do this - this one costs money, while claiming its free version does it.

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3 stars

"very good product"

January 09, 2011  |  By simonsimon111

 |  Version: IsoBuster 1.7

Pros

creat isocd

Cons

none to complain

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5 stars

"EXCELLENT PRDUCT / EXCELENTE PRODUCTO"

January 03, 2011  |  By negromolina1

 |  Version: IsoBuster 2.8.5

Pros

RELIABLE BECAUSE ITS ONLINE TEST RUN / CONFIABLE YA QUE ANTES DE COMPRAR SE PUEDE HACER UN TEST RUN DE PRUEBA AVER SI VA A FUNCIONAR

Cons

PROBABLY THE PERSONAL VERSION CAN BE A BIT CHEAPER/ TALVEZ LA VERSION PERSONAL PUEDABAJAR DE PRECIO

Summary

WORTH IT / VALE LA PENA

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.4
  • Changes:
    • Support for DVD-VR (show different recordings)
    • Support for DVD-VFR discs. Auto-detect the IFO / VOB / BUP file-sets
    • Support for the DVD+VR standard on DVD-R/W discs
    • Support for DVD+VR 2.0
  • Improvements:
    • DVD+VR Title of recording shown (if available)
    • DVD-VR Title of recording shown (if available)
    • DVD+VR TimeStamp parsed and shown
    • DVD+VR "ULEAD SYSTEMS" workarounds (2.0 without proper Video start address / 2.0 without version byte set)
    • Show GMT Offset when date-time is known for an IFO file object
    • Auto-recognition support for 2056 byte / block image files
    • Added IsoBuster path to DOS box PATH variable
    • SectorView via the command line
    • Open / Close via the command line
    • Set install exe's file-version
    • Remember size of ListView Columns
    • Display address of Metadata file in UDF properties window
    • Improved Time and Date display in ListView. Take User-set variations in acount when present.
    • Various smaller improvements.
  • Fixes:
    • Fix for UNC file-paths (and other protocols) when passed via the command line
General
Publisher Smart Projects
Publisher web site http://www.smart-projects.net/
Release Date May 31, 2008
Date Added May 31, 2008
Version 2.4
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory CD Burners
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP
Additional Requirements
  • Windows NT 4 SP 6
  • Windows 2003 SP 1
  • Windows XP AMD 64-bit
  • Windows XP 64-bit SP 1
  • Windows NT 4 SP 2
  • Windows 2000 SP 1
  • Windows 2003 64-bit
  • Windows 2003 AMD 64-bit
  • Windows XP 64-bit SP 2
  • Windows NT 4 SP 3
  • Windows 2000 SP 2
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 R2
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows 2003 64-bit SP 1
  • Windows Vista AMD 64-bit
  • Windows XP Itanium 64-bit
  • Windows NT 4 SP 4
  • Windows 2000 SP 3
  • Windows NT 4
  • Windows XP 32-bit
  • Windows XP SP 1
  • Windows Server 2003 x86 R2
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2003 Itanium 64-bit
  • Windows NT 4 SP 5
  • Windows 2000 SP 4
  • Windows Vista 32-bit
  • Windows XP 64-bit
  • Windows NT 4 SP 1
  • Windows Server 2008 x64
  • Windows NT 3
  • Windows Server 2008 x86
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows Vista Itanium 64-bit
  • Windows XP Itanium 64-bit SP 1
  • Windows 2003 32-bit
  • Windows XP Itanium 64-bit SP 2
  • Windows XP SP 2
  • Windows 95
  • Windows 98
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows NT
  • Windows 2003 Itanium 64-bit SP 1
  • Windows XP Pro
  • Download Information
    File Size 3.78MB
    File Name isobuster_install.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 1,472,631
    Downloads Last Week 371
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    License Model Purchase
    Limitations Not available
    Price $29.95

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