gBurner Virtual Drive can help you mount disc images and access their contents just as you would read a disc from a physical reader. Luckily, the tool supports creating up to 16 simultaneous drives, which is more than enough for most users. It supports an impressive list of image formats, including ISO, GBI, GBP, DAA, BIN, CUR, MDF, ASHDIDSC, BWI, NRG, NCD, to mention but a few.
You can set the program to start along with the system and hide in the system tray. This way, and because it has a minimum footprint on system resources, you will hardly notice it is there. A straightforward menu accessible via right-click lets you mount or unmount drives. Besides, you use its configuration window to set the number of drives and assign letters to them.
All in all, gBurner Virtual Drive does not have as many features as other similar tools. For instance, it cannot help you create your own disc images, burn existing ones to discs or mount archives to a virtual drive. However, the tool is much simpler to use and supports more image formats than most programs of its kind. It is absolutely free to use but you should know that a program like this one can be unnecessary if you are using a recent Windows version, as it is allowed to mount images without the need of a third-party product.