DropDMG for Mac
The obvious advantages of DMG disk image files is their capacity to pack large number of files or folder within a single compressed file and the fact that their content can be easily accessed from the Finder without having to use 3rd party applications.
A small utility for creating DMG disk files that bundles a large number of advanced features
DropDMG is a small but very efficient OS X utility that enables you to effortlessly create DMG disk images, as well as other cross-platform archive types with simple drag and drop actions and just a few mouse clicks.
Besides its main feature designed to help you create DMGs, DropDMG also bundles a set of advanced features such as 128-bit and 256-bit AES encryption capabilities for the compressed disk images, optimization for running multiple operations simultaneously, and automation possibilities via AppleScript, Automator, or with the help of shell scripts.
Advantages and more advantages, without any sort of drawbacks
Furthermore, DropDMG also makes it easy for you to create custom layouts for the DMGs with background images, pixel positioning for icons, fonts, styles, shadows and variables, as well as to apply license agreements.
Another set of advantages is represented by DropDMG capabilities to create image clones of entire hard drives, that can later be used by software like Apple Software Restore or Disk Utility, to split files in multiple segments and transfer them over the network or burn them to discs, and to provide you with a detailed log with all performed operations.
Features a plethora of powerful tools, but manages to remain user-friendly as a true OS X app should be
Aimed at users who want to back-up their data as well as at developers who want to distribute their software packed using Apple’s native disk image format, DropDMG proved itself to be a very versatile application that manages to stay accessible and easy to use despite its large assortment of built-in DMG creation and conversion tools.