Talk:Comparison of disc image software

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Capability: Rip[edit]

Would it be useful to add an additional column to indiocate the capability of ripping an optical disc to an iso image? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 212.87.70.232 (talk) 13:50, 15 July 2009 (UTC)

"Extract, the ability to copy the contents of the ISO file to a hard disk." --Hm2k (talk) 01:02, 22 November 2009 (UTC)
Can Create: Specifies whether the application can create a new ISO image file, either by capturing the image of an actual disc or by composing an ISO image file from locally-stored files. Fleet Command (talk) 06:59, 14 July 2010 (UTC)
Agree --Hm2k (talk) 10:33, 14 July 2010 (UTC)

Vote: Two lists vs. one list[edit]

Now that we have a prototype for the list in table format, it calls to question whether the community will support maintaining two separate lists. I proposed a vote at Talk:List_of_ISO_image_software to gauge the community's support for maintaining two lists or consolidating the lists into one. Stephen Charles Thompson (talk) 03:13, 28 August 2008 (UTC)

I have restarted this discussion here. --Hm2k (talk) 12:26, 28 July 2009 (UTC)
It has been resolved, that the "list" has been deleted and the Comparison will continue to be supported. Stephen Charles Thompson (talk) 21:59, 20 December 2011 (UTC)

Table Headers / Scrolling[edit]

Comparison chart does not have scrolling headers. Periodic repetition of headers, such as between OS platforms, would be easier to read. It would also show the primary sorting order. Stephen Charles Thompson (talk) 03:06, 28 August 2008 (UTC)

P.S. Beautiful work. Much thanks to the editor.

Agree Thank you for this wonderful chart. Ccubedd (talk) 20:51, 1 November 2010 (UTC)
I'm not familiar with "scrolling headers", please can you provide an example. --Hm2k (talk) 01:00, 22 November 2009 (UTC)

MagicDisk[edit]

The link for the MagicDisk software leads to a product called Magic Iso Maker which seems to be shareware, not freeware. There is an option to buy it for around $25 and no information about the software license. Can anybody confirm why this is listed 'freeware' here ? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.123.201.182 (talk) 20:32, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

MagicDisc and MagicISO are both made by MagicISO. The MagicDisc is freeware, MagicISO is not. Please read more carefully. --Hm2k (talk) 00:57, 22 November 2009 (UTC)

Missing or incorrect information[edit]

Xilisoft? gizmo drive starwind virtual cd virtual cdrom control panel isodisk gburner virtual drive pismo file mount last seven from http://www.tipsotricks.com/2012/02/10-best-free-tools-to-mount- Hmazuji (talk) 15:33, 9 January 2015 (UTC) iso-files-in-virtual-drives.html—Preceding unsigned comment added by Andwan0 (talkcontribs) 12:32, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

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Image Master Information[edit]

I noticed that for the program Image Master there wasn't a wikipage. I don't know enough to start a page, but if a link to the webpage was added [1] it would be slightly more useful. I don't know if adding an external link to all the programs would be useful, but it wouldn't take up much room and it might save some clicks and be generally useful. Also, Image Master is open source, but the license is GPL. Should this be added/fixed? Calc fanatic68k (talk) 20:59, 16 May 2009 (UTC)

Thank you for your suggestion. When you believe an article needs improvement, please feel free to make those changes. Wikipedia is a wiki, so anyone can edit almost any article by simply following the edit this page link at the top. The Wikipedia community encourages you to be bold in updating pages. Don't worry too much about making honest mistakes—they're likely to be found and corrected quickly. If you're not sure how editing works, check out how to edit a page, or use the sandbox to try out your editing skills. New contributors are always welcome. You don't even need to log in (although there are many reasons why you might want to). --Hm2k (talk) 00:58, 22 November 2009 (UTC)

Incorrect information[edit]

I don't have the time to check all the information in that table, but I noticed that some of it is definetely incorrect. First, MagicIso supports much more formats, not only ISO; I think that they have created the UIF format. Second, the uif2iso application is available for multiple platforms. Third, I am not sure, but I doubt that there are so many tools which work only on Amiga. If someone has good sources and more time, he/she should please clean up. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 95.117.230.25 (talkcontribs)

Thank you for your suggestion. When you believe an article needs improvement, please feel free to make those changes. Wikipedia is a wiki, so anyone can edit almost any article by simply following the edit this page link at the top. The Wikipedia community encourages you to be bold in updating pages. Don't worry too much about making honest mistakes—they're likely to be found and corrected quickly. If you're not sure how editing works, check out how to edit a page, or use the sandbox to try out your editing skills. New contributors are always welcome. You don't even need to log in (although there are many reasons why you might want to). --Hm2k (talk) 12:20, 20 November 2009 (UTC)

Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel[edit]

The link is wrong (it's redirected to Microsoft's article which does not even mention this product) Plus it looks hard to find (unable to find a webpage about it, only direct links to an executable), and unmaintained (the name of the exe mentions winxp). This entry should probably be updated. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 88.175.74.22 (talkcontribs)

Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel stub was created, you can help expand on this. --Hm2k (talk) 12:20, 20 November 2009 (UTC)

Vandalism?[edit]

I don't know the topic at all, but this edit came from an account that appears to have been used almost entirely for vandalism. It made quite a few removals, which should probably be restored. Might be irrelevant after that particular page was redirected here. - Jmabel | Talk 17:30, 23 June 2010 (UTC)

Negative. You have misinterpreted the edit. The aforementioned edit is not vandalism at all and no removals is made; only some items are moved to and fro. Besides, the article to which you have linked no longer exists. It is redirected here. The content of both articles are merged here. Fleet Command (talk) 18:42, 23 June 2010 (UTC)

Makbit Virtual CD/DVD[edit]

What about this http://makbit.com/product-virtualdvd.html ? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 95.78.192.48 (talk) 21:57, 31 May 2011 (UTC)

WinISO[edit]

WinISO doesn't appear in the list. Galzigler (talk) 11:52, 29 December 2011 (UTC)

It has no article on Wikipedia. That's why. Fleet Command (talk) 17:37, 29 December 2011 (UTC)

Revision of this article?[edit]

This seems to be a strange mishmash, consisting almost entirely of CD/DVD imaging software with a few HDD ones thrown in randomly. I believe that should be revised, and perhaps the solution is to merge with disk cloning as proposed; however I believe that perhaps both articles should better be revised and divided to CD/DVD cloning&imaging and HDD cloning&imanging which I feel would be better categorization. --Arny (talk) 22:02, 17 June 2012 (UTC)

@Arny: Hi. This is a good idea. I think I did read something about "disc" and "disk" in MOS:COMPUTING. Acronis True Image, Image for Windows (disk imaging), Norton Ghost, Macrium Reflect and libguestfs can be banished to Comparison of disk cloning software and List of disk cloning software. Best regards, Codename Lisa (talk) 01:34, 19 February 2014 (UTC)