FarStone Releases VirtualDrive Virtual CD/DVD Software V16

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The new version of VirtualDrive V16 supports Windows 8.1, Windows 2012 and comes with new features and enhancements.

'VirtualDrive is a capable all-in-one disc image manipulation and burning program.' - PCWorld

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FarStone Technology, known for their refined VirtualDrive virtual CD/DVD (http://www.farstone.com/software/virtualdrive-pro.php) and Total Backup Recovery solutions, has released VirtualDrive 16. VirtualDrive CD emulator copies a CD, DVD or Blu-ray as a compressed image, or “virtual disc,” which can be played in a “virtual drive” that the software creates. Virtual discs run directly on the hard drive with access speed nearly 200 times faster than CD-ROMs, accelerating the performance of PC games, video CDs, photo CDs, and CD/DVD-based applications.

"FarStone has been working hard for providing users with advanced features and easy to use user interface. We are pleased to announce the release of 16th generation of VirtualDrive. VirtualDrive 16 fully supports Windows 8.1, and Windows 2012,” said Peter Lin, Product Manager of FarStone.

"Why did we wait so long to get this software?" - Alan Callner, Computer Technician, Mohave Valley Elementary School District #1, Mohave Valley, AZ

VirtualDrive 16 Main Features:

  •     Play games from hard drive at 200X speed without the actual CD/DVD
  •     Support unlimited number of Virtual CD/DVD images
  •     Create virtual CD/DVD images from files, music, photos, and videos
  •     Burn virtual CD/DVD image to physical CD/DVD
  •     Support CD/DVD/Blu-ray, Game, Movie, ISO image, music CD, Audio CD/DVD
  •     No noise, no tear and no lost CD/DVD
  •     Perfect for UltraBook, Netbook and PC without physical CD drive
  •     Play up to 23 virtual CD/DVDs simultaneously
  •     Share CD/DVDs on a network
  •     No more CD/DVD drive noise, no lost CD/DVD
  •     Hot-key for hard-core CD/DVD users and gamers
  •     VirtualDrive Network edition for easy management of virtual CD/DVD/BDs for multiple users

About VirtualDrive

Since the first release in 1996, FarStone VirtualDrive has been leading the virtual CD/DVD/BD emulation and burning industry for more than a decade. VirtualDrive converts a CD/DVD into a Virtual CD image file (VCD), which plays in any one of up to 23 emulated virtual CD/DVD/BD drives. VirtualDrive allows you to emulate, burn, copy, create, and share virtual CD/DVD or Blu-ray electronically.

Pricing and availability

VirtualDrive Pro is designed for home users and priced at $49.95 per license. VirtualDrive Network is ideal for businesses, schools and libraries, priced at $69.95 for each workstation. Volume licensing is available from their license programs.

About FarStone Technology, Inc.

Founded in 1993, FarStone Technology develops pc and data backup, hard disk imaging, and virtual CD/DVD drive emulation software. FarStone is an ISO 9001 certified software publisher holding multiple technology patents. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, the company licenses its PC and server backup software to corporations, small businesses, educational institutions and consumers worldwide. FarStone’s global technology partners include Intel, AOL, Phoenix Technologies, Trend Micro, and Asus.

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