Phantom CD

Phantom CD

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
2.3
out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.5.2.2087
  • Total Downloads:
    14,233
  • Date Added:
    August 11, 2009
  • File Size:
    3.67MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    22
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/2003

Editors' Review

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Personal computers have become mini entertainment centers, useful for listening to CDs, watching DVDs, playing games, and much more. Optical drives can get worn out with a lot of use, though, and CDs and DVDs are subject to wear and tear as well. A disc image is exactly what it sounds like: a virtual copy of a disc's contents that's stored on the computer, eliminating the need for physical media and the use of the optical drive. The average media player, however, can't handle disc images, and that's where Phantom CD comes in.

First, a word about what Phantom CD doesn't do: it will not create disc images for you. If that's what you're after, you're going to need to find another program. Phantom CD does, however, mount disc images that you've already created, allowing you to access them just like any other files on your computer. The program's interface is basic and quite intuitive, with all of its features fitting into three buttons; users can mount an image, mount the most recent previous image, and unmount the image. That's pretty much it. The program supports the use of ISO, CUE, and VDD files, and we had no trouble with any of them. Phantom CD has a built-in Help file that's brief but adequate. Overall, Phantom CD is pretty bare bones, but it works well enough if all you need is a way to view disc images.

Phantom CD is free. It installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to all users.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Won't uninstall."

December 16, 2011  |  By smbroderick

 |  Version: Phantom CD 1.5.2.2087

Pros

Free. Small footprint.

Cons

Did not do what I needed, so tried to uninstall via Win7 64bit control panel. Errors reported, and virtual drive still present. Reinstalled, found an uninstall routine in the pgm's directory and ran it. Though it reported successful uninstall the virtual drive can't be deleted. Waiting for mfgr to respond to support request, otherwise may need to reinstall system from my backups.

Summary

Unless you are SURE that you want this on your machine, don't install it.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Phantombility
Publisher web site http://www.phantombility.com
Release Date November 06, 2009
Date Added August 11, 2009
Version 1.5.2.2087
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows NT, Windows, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 3.67MB
File Name phantomcd_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 14,233
Downloads Last Week 22
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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