How To Mount Folders as Virtual Drives? [Virtual Subst]
By on July 27th, 2008

Browsing folders in Windows have never been fun, and in the past we have shown you a quick way to get to folders in the open save dialog using Directfolder and also talked about a way to get your favorite folders into the places bar. We have also in the past shown you how to save images quickly while you are using Firefox.

We have always tried to show our readers the best way to save time while browsing to folders, and today we will introduce you to a software that will make things even more easier.

Visual Subst is a nifty utility that will allow you to create virtual drives for your folders, which would mean that you can access your favorite folders like a drive, just like you access your partitions.

Related: Mount ISO file as a Virtual CD / DVD Drive | Mount FTP Site as a Virtual Drive in Windows

How to Mount a File Folder as A Virtual Drive?

Using Virtual Subst you can easily create virtual folders which you can then access as a drive, this will make saving and opening files a breeze. Watch a Techie Buzz production video on how you can mount any folder as a virtual drive and increase your productivity.

As you can see from the video, it is quite simple and easy to mount any folder as a virtual drive with Visual Subst, and to top it also increases your productivity manifold.

What are The Benefits of Mounting your Folder as a Virtual Drive?

Mounting your folders as a virtual drive would make it way more easier to navigate your favorite folders. For example you may have a folder that you store downloads in, since this folder is frequently accessed mounting it as a virtual drive would mean that you just can locate it easily in file open/save dialogs.

This would definitely save you a lot of time and efforts and make you more productive.

If you are impressed with how you can increase your productivity with a simple tool, go ahead and download Virtual Subst.

Download Virtual Subst [Virtual Subst Homepage]

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  • http://www.thewindowsfix.com The Windows Fix

    Wow, I could have used this tool a couple of months ago, great utility. Thanks for software tip.

  • brendan

    It’s called Visual Subst, not virtual.

 
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