Virtual CD v10 - Feature compare

  • Functions / Management
  • Image creation
  • Using images
  • Interface/operation
  • Burning
  • Security

Functions

  Virtual CD v10 Virtual CD v9 Virtual CD v8
New in Virtual CD v10 Supports Windows 8/8.1 Yes No No
Supports Windows 7 Yes No No
Supports Windows Vista Yes Yes No
Supports Windows XP Yes Yes Yes

Management

  Virtual CD v10 Virtual CD v9 Virtual CD v8
Group images Yes Yes No
Sort virtual CDs in subdirectories Yes Yes Yes
Cataloging virtual and physical data CDs Yes Yes Yes
Cataloging virtual and physical audio CDs Yes Yes Yes

Image creation

  Virtual CD v10 Virtual CD v9 Virtual CD v8
New in Virtual CD v10 Support for Blu Ray and HD DVD Yes No No
Read out geometry data for improved CD emulation enhanced Yes Yes
Verify each sector accelerated Yes Yes
Automated creation of images using the job function Yes Yes No
Incremental image creation Yes Yes No
Comparison Wizard for comparing image to original Yes Yes No
Copy templates for saving customized copying profiles Yes Yes Yes
Copy assistent for virtual CDs enhanced Yes Yes
Support of "Quick Copy"-files Yes Yes Yes
"Automatic Copy"-mode Yes Yes Yes
Creation of ISO-images Yes Yes Yes
Create ISO images using copy templates Yes Yes No
MixedMode Virtual CD editor Yes Yes Yes
Direct creation of virtual CDs from any Explorer directory Yes Yes Yes
Free choice of names of audio tracks that are stored as files Yes Yes Yes
Identification of titles, albums, interpreters of audio CDs (CDDB) Yes Yes Yes

Using images

  Virtual CD v10 Virtual CD v9 Virtual CD v8
Direct integration of ISO-compliant image files as virtual CDs Yes Yes Yes
Image Converter for conversion from third-party formats (Nero, etc.) Yes Yes Yes
New in Virtual CD v10 Sound file mode for faster conversion Yes No No
Support of DVD-ROM & -Video Yes Yes Yes
Keyboard shortcuts for running applications Yes Yes Yes
Snapshot function for fast creation of CD/DVD combinations Yes Yes No
Script Generator for inserting multiple virtual CDs Yes Yes Yes
Session selector to define the active session on insertion Yes Yes Yes
Support for any physical CD drive Yes Yes No
Flexible autoplay function Yes Yes Yes
Extended API to use external programs to control and operate Virtual CD enhanced Yes Yes

Interface/operation

  Virtual CD v10 Virtual CD v9 Virtual CD v8
New in Virtual CD v10 Virtual CD Starter (Tray) for faster access Yes No No
New in Virtual CD v10 "Look & feel" of MS Windows Vista/Office 2007 Yes No No
New in Virtual CD v10 Ribbon Menu Tabs Yes No No
New in Virtual CD v10 Individual Quick Launch menu Yes No No
New in Virtual CD v10 Direct drive access through desktop icons Yes No No
New in Virtual CD v10 Customizable double-click to define different actions Yes No No
New in Virtual CD v10 Integration of external applications Yes No No
Online Update-Check Yes Yes Yes
Print data sheets Yes Yes Yes
Keyboard shortcut for inserting virtual CDs Yes Yes Yes
Desktop icon generator Yes Yes Yes

Burning

  Virtual CD v10 Virtual CD v9 Virtual CD v8
New in Virtual CD v10 Up to 23 virtual burners for CD/DVD/BD/HD DVD Yes No No
New in Virtual CD v10 Burning function that lets you burn your choice of data directly onto a CD, DVD or Blu-ray Disc Yes No No
Burn virtual CDs and ISO images Yes Yes Yes
1:1 copies of CDs and DVDs Yes Yes Yes
Create Smart virtual CDs on USB flash drives Yes Yes No
Create Smart Virtual CDs/DVDs Yes Yes Yes

Security

  Virtual CD v10 Virtual CD v9 Virtual CD v8
New in Virtual CD v10 With the new data safe mode, encrypted drives can be created automatically Yes No No
Encryption of virtual CDs Yes Yes Yes
Password protection for virtual CDs Yes Yes Yes
Prevent unauthorized use of physical CD drives Yes Yes Yes