Virtual CD RW Mac is an easy to use, virtual CD drive for Mac OS X 10.6 or later. It uses a disk image, but appears to your Mac as if you have inserted a CD, so you can read from it and burn to it even if you don’t have a CD drive, but 10 times faster. Use it with music converter software instead of using a physical CD or to make virtual copies of CDs. For example, you can use it to convert an .iso disk image to a bin/cue disk image.
$24.95 / year
- Emulates a real CD Drive – mounts like one, dismounts like one
- Easy to use – mounts from menu bar
- Makes virtual copies of music CDs or other CDs for faster access and to protect the original CDs
- Virtual CD Burner, burns 10x faster than a CD Drive
- Saves and mounts virtual CDs (replay content)
- Erases virtual CD-RWs
- Free 15-day trial
System Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 or later (supports macOS 10.12 Sierra)
Compatibility: any Mac
- Burn to bin/cue format
- Read a virtual CD (bin/cue, iso, or cdr format)
What Users Say
Allows iTunes to burn virtual discs in OS X Mavericks
Does what it says, provides a virtual CD writer
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Your Mac may not have a CD drive, which is a problem if you’re trying to use an app that burns to a CD or CD RW. You can’t use a disk image (.dmg) file created by the Mac OS X Disk Utility instead, because a .dmg does not appear to be inserted in a real optical drive to your Mac. You could use an external CD drive, but they are much slower than an internal CD drive. Or, you could use a virtual CD app, like Virtual CD RW Mac. Because Virtual CD RW Mac is a kernel extension (driver), it looks exactly like a physical drive to all applications running on the Mac OS. And because it stores the virtual CD data in a file on your hard disk, it is much faster than any actual CD drive, whether it is an internal CD drive or an external CD drive.
Using Virtual CD RW Mac is easy – How To
Using Virtual CD RW Mac you can:
- Burn to a virtual CD (bin/cue format)
- Insert and read from a virtual CD (bin/cue, iso, or cdr format)
- Erase a virtual CD
Most operations can be completed in these easy steps:
- From the CD menu choose either New Media or Existing media. The new or existing virtual CD will appear on your desktop.
- Read from the virtual CD just like a standard CD
Burn to the virtual CD just like a standard CD from any application, including the Finder or iTunes.
Where to get additional Help
For help with this app
- Read the FAQ
- Refer to the Tutorials
- Read the Documentation in the Download ( Download Now )
- If you have any questions, Contact Support