FreeDMG
FreeDMG
0.5.9b

4.2

FreeDMG free download for Mac

FreeDMG for Mac0.5.9b

01 September 2009

Drag and drop disk image creation.

What is FreeDMG for Mac

FreeDMG is one of the most powerful and easy to use disk imaging program available for Mac OS X. With this software it is possible to quickly perform disk imaging on the fly. Both the program's window, and the dock icon can be used for drag-and-drop imaging. There many image formats that that can be chosen (UDZO, UDCO, etc.). FreeDMG can make Internet enabled disk images for distribution to Macs as well as ISO/Joliet hybrid images for cross-platform delivery. Verbose preferences, and a built-in log window help users hide/display additional information about the imaging process.

Gain easy access to the many options available for creating and manipulating disk images in Mac OS X with FreeDMG. From the hidden "resize" function of hdiutil to the adjustable compresion levels available for the UDZO format, this software attempts to unveil it all. Users have the option to overwrite exising files, and can choose to quit the program automatically after creating an image on launch. It is possible to encrypt images (password protect) with the click of a button.

With FreeDMG you can attach beautiful html/rtf software license agreements to disk images. This software is currently the best way to add SLAs to disk images for multi-lingual distribution. The license creation process in FreeDMG prevents character loss for all 2-byte languages.

What's new in FreeDMG

Version 0.5.9b:
  • Removed "Create from Device" option under Images menu (was causing crashing in 10.6)
  • Checks for empty volume/device array before updating menus in "-menuNeedsUpdate" method (was crashing on launch when run on 10.4/10.6 machines)

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f-rol-orange-fr1926
f-rol-orange-fr1926
Aug 13 2013
0.5.9b
5.0
Aug 13 2013
5.0
Version: 0.5.9b
Hi, this application is really great, so simple to use and it works very, very fine with my SL 10.6.8. I have tried others, but this one is for me the top. And it gives many options, everything works without any problems. Many thanks to the developer who offers this wonder even for free ! It saves so much time in my work, and i can do now actions who made me afraid in the past with other apps. I am really very happy that i found this app. by chance. Thank you extremely ! Excuse me my poorly english, i am a eldery french Mac friend. Regards, F Rol, (france)
Aikousha
Aikousha
May 28 2008
0.5.6b
0.0
May 28 2008
0.0
Version: 0.5.6b
I can't use this, as it does the oddest thing... Anytime I enter a text box, and click a key, the application loses the ability to track keyboard or mouse events, and will no longer respond to any type of system calls (sorry no quitting, even from the dock). The only exit is by pulling up the Force Quit dialog. Thankfully opt-tabbing still worked, as does clicking on the background. Or I would have had to force a reset. Very, very odd.
Francola
Francola
Sep 22 2007
0.5.5b
0.0
Sep 22 2007
0.0
Version: 0.5.5b
Nice program, but when I click on something else and FreeDMG loses focus, I get this http://img527.imageshack.us/img527/2168/picture2ds1.png
Appledogx
Appledogx
Oct 14 2006
0.5.4b
4.8
Oct 14 2006
4.8
Version: 0.5.4b
Really does create a dmg file easily. The only thing really missing is the ability to include a background image for the dmg window and hide the image file on the dmg.
Piako
Piako
May 20 2006
0.5.4b
4.3
May 20 2006
4.3
Version: 0.5.4b
Yeah, so this program works good. :D The preferences are fairly advanced it seems. Still a little buggy. I would be willing to pay $5.00 to $10.00 for this application. Thanks for the ease of read-only volume creation. :) I use the create from volume function a lot to back up my CDs!
Guest
Guest
Oct 1 2005
0.5.3b
4.5
Oct 1 2005
4.5
Version: 0.5.3b
Why does the link to Kelley Computing set off Little Snitch? Whats the point in that?
Guest
Guest
Jul 26 2005
0.5.3b
4.5
Jul 26 2005
4.5
Version: 0.5.3b
Can we give a DMG an icon?
Guest
Guest
Jul 26 2005
0.5.3b
4.5
Jul 26 2005
4.5
Version: 0.5.3b
I downloaded this version and when I go to menu bar and click on Images and then go down to Create from Volume it crashes The version 0.4.6b works 500 MHz PowerPC G3 B/W 10.3.9
Eddie-kelley
Eddie-kelley
Jul 13 2005
0.5.2b
0.0
Jul 13 2005
0.0
Version: 0.5.2b
There was a small bug in the initial release of FreeDMG 0.5.2b. The issue has been corrected (via silent update). The software will no longer crash on launch. Thanks to everyone for their promt and informative feedback! Eddie Kelley www.kelleycomputing.net
GBukalders
GBukalders
Jul 13 2005
0.5.2b
0.0
Jul 13 2005
0.0
Version: 0.5.2b
I tried to contect the author about my problems to open FreeDMG, but his page doesn't respond to clicks on the Submit button... Not in hte Contact Me page, nor in Bug report page... He must be completely sunk in bugs... :(
Guest
Guest
Jul 13 2005
0.5.2b
4.5
Jul 13 2005
4.5
Version: 0.5.2b
Today I upgraded my PB 15" to 10.4.2 and then downloaded FreeDMG (for the first time, to try it). But I cannot even open it - it crashes immediately... Probably something to do with the OS X 10.4.2 updated components...
Guest
Guest
Jul 13 2005
0.5.2b
4.5
Jul 13 2005
4.5
Version: 0.5.2b
Seems to be okay here with my PowerBook w/ 10.4.2. Great app btw!!
Nachtschicht
Nachtschicht
Jul 13 2005
0.5.2b
0.0
Jul 13 2005
0.0
Version: 0.5.2b
Crash at Startup unter 10.4.2 on my PowerBook
Guest
Guest
Jul 13 2005
0.5.2b
4.5
Jul 13 2005
4.5
Version: 0.5.2b
Just downloaded to update it. it crashes when i go to Images and click Create From Device the old version works Running 500MHz PowerPC G3 1GB ram 10.3.9
Guest
Guest
Apr 12 2005
0.5.1b
4.5
Apr 12 2005
4.5
Version: 0.5.1b
April 11th 2005 - I just used this newer version and like it alot. It preforms like v0.4.5 but the PASSWORD PROTECTION feature is especially nice! I had no problems with this newer release (v0.5.1b) and I'm using a G4 Digital Audio Mac, running OS-10.3.6, 1GHz Sonnet Processor with 1GB of RAM.
Guest
Guest
Mar 14 2005
0.4.6b
4.5
Mar 14 2005
4.5
Version: 0.4.6b
Something disastrous has happened to FreeDMG in this new version. The last one (4.5) worked fine for me on a G5 under 10.2.8. The new one, on the other hand, just grinds away (on only a 10 meg folder) without doing anything. It appears to start mkdmg without going any further. Reinstalled the old version, and it worked fine again.....
Guest
Guest
Jan 23 2005
0.4.5b
4.5
Jan 23 2005
4.5
Version: 0.4.5b
Very nice little app - appears more robust and quicker than Dimage which I was using. Also more features in prefs, though I would like to know more about compression types and what internet enabled means. Like the "image on the fly". Put this thing in your panther finder window toolbar and its just about as easy to access as the zip archiver from the contextual menu.
Guest
Guest
Jan 22 2005
0.4.5b
4.5
Jan 22 2005
4.5
Version: 0.4.5b
Would love to try this out, but when I try making a DMG with it, all I get is an error dialog. The logs don't show anything other than the mkdmg command-line help (as if the app is not passing the right parameters).
Guest
Guest
Jan 16 2005
0.4.4b
4.5
Jan 16 2005
4.5
Version: 0.4.4b
Great application and it's free! Works beautifully.
Guest
Guest
Dec 6 2004
0.4.4b
4.5
Dec 6 2004
4.5
Version: 0.4.4b
Works fine, no problems.
Guest
Guest
Dec 5 2004
0.4.4b
4.5
Dec 5 2004
4.5
Version: 0.4.4b
Downloaded this app just a few minutes ago and used it, it works just fine, I created four .dmg files of various sizes (from various subject data)... very nice that it's free.
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2004
0.4.3b
4.5
Oct 4 2004
4.5
Version: 0.4.3b
This application works well, and has functional preferences. I use 10.3.5 (localized in French) on a 1.33 GHz 15-inch PowerBook (with a ComboDrive). Simple and Good.
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2004
0.4.3b
4.5
Oct 4 2004
4.5
Version: 0.4.3b
would be good if it worked. freezes.
Guest
Guest
Aug 23 2004
0.4.1
0.0
Aug 23 2004
0.0
Version: 0.4.1
Good little app, and to consider it isn't even version 1.0 yet i think this is great. I think the prefs are disabled grey because there are no prefs, d'oh. good app.
Guest
Guest
Aug 23 2004
0.4.1
4.5
Aug 23 2004
4.5
Version: 0.4.1
Freezes, Prefs are disabled-gray. what else.... doesnt work.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Operating system:
  • Xcode tools must be installed to attach SLAs to images.
  • Xcode v.3.2 required to attach SLAs to images in Snow Leopard.

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