Any good alternative to Alcohol 120%?

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Apr 6, 2007
  1. Harsky
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    I've been using Alcohol 120% for so long it's one of those indispensable programs. Now I got a new laptop with Vista installed on it, when I try to install a copy of Alcohol 120% I got from a torrent, it keeps crapping out on me because it connects online and instantly invalidates the copy of Alcohol 120%. Since I never bothered turning on my firewall, I never figured out how to prevent it from connecting online.

    My question is, what's the best/second best program for making backups and burning images? Yeah, I have IMGburn but it doesn't seem to want to make backups of CDs

    Edit: Ah fudge. I posted in wrong area. Can a mod move it please?
     
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    I use Nero and CloneCD

    They work fine for my needs [​IMG]
     
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    IMGBurn is my app of choice for burning and making general CDs http://www.imgburn.com/ , Daemon tools as virtual drive http://www.free-codecs.com/download/Daemon_Tools.htm . Burrrn is good for audio CD creation http://www.burrrn.net/?page_id=4 .

    For ripping DVDs DVD decrypter and ripit4me http://www.ripit4me.org/ . A whole slew of other apps back this up but they are not necessary.
    Audio: Easycdda extractor or exact audio copy. http://www.free-codecs.com/download/Exact_Audio_Copy.htm
    Images of discs, consoles I tend to favour specific tools if they exist. Other than that clonecd or cd manipulator (a freeware alternative, if not as good): http://www.free-codecs.com/download/CD_Manipulator.htm
     
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    I know it's nice to have a variety of programs but isn't there a good "all in one"?

    Oh and is UltraISO good?
     
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    Oh yes.... finally found an Alcohol torrent that works...

    But still thanks for the suggestions. At least I know there are other options
     
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    @Harsky I find this array of apps actually surpasses nero or any other all in one app I have ever used, not to mention it is free.

    Oh and although imgburn can build images these days folder2iso helped me out in the early days: http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_so.../folder2iso.cfm

    UltraISO ( http://www.ezbsystems.com/ultraiso/ I assume) is about the only app related to CD/DVD burning I would consider paying for, it is really good for tweaking images and extraction of weird/uncommon ones.

    The reason I am hesitant to suggest a single app is that modern games and some general apps have a nice bit of protection as I am sure you are well aware, this means a variety of more specialist tools are needed. You can also copy the image with a generic tool and apply a so called fix.
    For simple stuff though folder2iso or imgburn will do the job though.
     

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