The main function of Alcohol 120% is to burn files to CD and DVD media. Although cloud storage services can already be found in many places such as Google Drive and OneDrive, burning DVDs is still needed in some situations, such as for game backups and for making Windows installation media. Even college assignments sometimes need to be submitted on CD or DVD.
Alcohol 120% is available in a paid and free version. Both of these versions have the Smart File Advisor included in the installation that works to check for updates for any software installed on your computer. Both versions can run on Windows 10, 8, Vista, 7, 2000, Server 2003 and Windows XP.
As for the differences between the two versions, one of them is the number of virtual drives that can be made. Alcohol 120% Free Edition only supports two virtual drives, whereas Alcohol 120% supports up to 31 virtual drives.
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Basically Alcohol 120% can process any file, including files that originate from a DVD and then burn it to another DVD. There is only one exception, Alcohol 120% cannot burn files originating from DVD encrypted with CSS technology. This technology is part of the DRM scheme so that DVD content cannot be copied or shared illegally.
For the purpose of copying data from one DVD to another, you can create an image file with the .mds extension first and then burn it. Another way is to use the option Copy current disk on the fly which functions to copy data from one DVD to another DVD directly without creating an image file first, but this method is only possible if your computer has two drives optics or more.
Besides burning backups to DVD, you can also backup by creating image files. As mentioned above, Alcohol 120% provides a virtual drive creation feature. All image files that you create can be mounted to each of these virtual drives. Backup methods using image files and virtual drives like this are far more cost effective than using DVDs.
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Which can be mounted on a virtual drive not only image files created with use Alcohol 120%, but also image files created by other software. Some image files supported by Alcohol 120% are .mds, .iso, .nrg, .cue, .bwt, .b6t, .ccd, .pdi, b5t and .isz.
Some other features that you can use in Alcohol 120% is a DVD / CD Manager for viewing information on both devices, Image Finder to find all image files on the hard disk, and also the ability to change drive letter on each virtual drive that has been created. Download the latest and free Alcohol 120% via the link below: