Alcohol 52% for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V
  • 3.5
  • (550)
  • Security Status

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Create virtual copies of your CDs and DVDs

Alcohol 52% allows you to create virtual copies of your CDs and DVDs meaning there's no need for a physical disc in your drive.

This ideal if you are a gamer or if you have problems with your DVD or CD drive. This latest version of Alcohol 52% features a revamped interface with Unicode support a New Folder Management feature and enhanced Reading engines. There's even a plug-in now available that will automatically convert your disks to MP3. There are no limitations on this version although you can only create 6 virtual drives. If that's not enough, you can upgrade and find support for 31 virtual drives.

The main benefit of software such as Alcohol 52% is that it allows you to play CDs and DVDs without the need for the physical disc which is particularly useful for notebook users and PC Gamers. The reading speed of Alcohol 52% is 200X, which supports most normal CD DVD and CD RAW sub-channel reading methods and should be enough to keep-up with the demands of most game players.

Alcohol 52% supports a huge range of formats including CD-DA, CD+G, CD-ROM, CD-XA, Video CD, Photo CD, Mixed Mode, Multi-session CD DVD formats supported: DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio Support for all current (ATAPI SCSI) drives: CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW. There's also full support for IEEE-1394 (Firewire) and USB protocols. The only slight drawback is that you can't burn CDs or DVDs with Alcohol 52% but you can with Alcohol 120%.

Alcohol 52% is a powerful virtual cloning tool which creates instant copies of CDs and DVDs.


  • Removes the need for a physical disk
  • Creates virtual drives from CDs and DVDs easily
  • Can speed-up gaming


  • Doesn't burn CDs or DVDs

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Alcohol 52% for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V
  • 3.5
  • (550)
  • Security Status

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