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Virtual CD-RW is an easy to use virtual CD driver.

Because Virtual CD-RW is a kernel extension (driver), it looks exactly like a physical drive to all applications running on the Mac OS. Because it is a virtual CD that is stored in a file on your hard disk it is much faster than a physical CD.

This is completely different from a disk image (.dmg) file created by the Mac OS X Disk Utility because disk image files do not appear to be inserted in a real optical drive so many software programs that require the CD to be found in a real optical drive simply do not work with .dmg files but do work perfectly with

What's New

Version 2.0:
  • Added support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • Fixed a problem where the Show in Finder menu item was not showing the bin/cue disk image files for a mounted image
  • Improved responsiveness of the menu bar icon


  • OS X 10.11 or later
  • Version 1.2.0 for OS X 10.10 or earlier (Intel 64/Intel32) included in download

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Current Version (2.x)


Downloads 50,582
Version Downloads 2,726
License Shareware
Date 12 Oct 2015
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $24.95
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