DismGuiLite : Simple, easy to use GUI for DISM. Added WimlibGuiLite.

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I've begun to prefer the file-based WIM format for backing up stuff, esp Windows partitions.

Command line is a bit too painful. Most GUIs i came across are tooooo confusing, for peeps like me who want to only capture-append-restore and mount-unmount-commit images.

Check out the GUI I developed. Warning : it's feature poor, LOL.

However one pro is that it allows the user to select which DISM to use. e.g. with a Win7 OS or PE the user can use the Win10 DISM.
(Get the latest DISM without downloading the entire WAIK - search for 'get waik tools' by JFX)

EDIT : Info & Download : https://sites.google.com/site/gbrtools/home/software/dismguilite

Download here : see below.
Needs admin. Use 64-bit version on a 64-bit OS.

If you need a full GUI check out this, uses wimlib : http://reboot.pro/files/file/588-wimlib-clc/

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Oops. Found a bug or two. Fixing.
Will upload updated version later.

nRITeCh : This basically creates a image of a drive or folder. The image can be 'applied' to another drive or folder. Similar to Ghost or Acronis etc. But this is not sector based, so you won't get a 1:1 copy.
You should be able to clone a Windows partition but I don't know if it will preserve activation.
 

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Fixed the problem - I forgot that the Windows 7 version of DISM did not have the commands used by this program.

I also understood why people prefer wimlib ;-)

Update 10 Sep 2019

INFORMATION :
DismGuiLite is a simple easy-to-use GUI for the Windows DISM.EXE program.
DismGuiLite provides a GUI only to :
- Capture-Append-Apply images to/from a WIM file
- Mount-commit-unmount the images in a WIM file (needs Windows 8 and above)

DismGuiLite allows the user to select and use a DISM.EXE other than the one in system32.
DismGuiLite allows the user to create and use images from directories (rather than only from drives).

REQUIREMENTS :
Operating System -
Minimum : Windows 7 and above
Recommended : Windows 8.1 and above

DISM (this progam allows the user to select which dism.exe to use) -
Minimum : Windows 8.1 and above version of DISM
Recommended : Windows 10 version of DISM

The Windows 7 version of DISM does not have all the commands/features needed by this program.
Tip : search for 'Get WAIK Tools' by JFX to easily get the Windows 10 version of DISM.
See : https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/manufacture/desktop/dism-supported-platforms

Info : https://sites.google.com/site/gbrtools/home/software/dismguilite
Download : https://sites.google.com/site/gbrtools/home/software/dismguilite/downloads/DismGuiLite_V2019.09.10.zip
 
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Yes, I developed this prog. It's just a Autoit script that calls DISM. There are many GUIs that have more options/features.
 
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did you write the code for this tool? why not put it up on github/gitlab or something?
Its not a must, but a suggestion to get your code vouced.. before installation..
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Its not a must, but a suggestion to get your code vouced.. before installation..
Will surely test and respond back. if possible.
 

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With source as promised :)

wimlib is more suitable for a 'universal' and portable program.

wimlib-imagex GUI. Again simple, easy-to-use. Again developed for my needs, with (only) the commands/features that I normally use.
LICENSE :
WimlibGuiLite is freeware.
This program is provided 'as is', without warranty of any kind, express or implied.

INFORMATION :
WimlibGuiLite is a simple easy-to-use GUI for wimlib-imagex (https://wimlib.net/).
wimlib-imagex commands supported : Capture-Append-Apply, Info, Verify & Optimize

REQUIREMENTS :
Operating System - Windows 7 and above
32-bit wimlib-imagex files (wimlib-imagex.exe & libwim-nn.dll) in sub-directory Wimlib32
64-bit wimlib-imagex files (wimlib-imagex.exe & libwim-nn.dll) in sub-directory Wimlib64
Info & download : https://sites.google.com/site/gbrtools/home/software/wimlibguilite

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I've begun to prefer the file-based WIM format for backing up stuff, esp Windows partitions.

Command line is a bit too painful. Most GUIs i came across are tooooo confusing, for peeps like me who want to only capture-append-restore and mount-unmount-commit images.

Check out the GUI I developed. Warning : it's feature poor, LOL.

However one pro is that it allows the computer user to select which DISM to use. e.g. with a Win7 OS or PE the user can use the Win10 DISM.
(Get the latest DISM without downloading the entire WAIK - search for 'get waik tools' by JFX)

EDIT : Info & Download : https://sites.google.com/site/gbrtools/home/software/dismguilite

Download here : see below.
Needs admin. Use 64-bit version on a 64-bit OS.

If you need a full GUI check out this, uses wimlib : http://reboot.pro/files/file/588-wimlib-clc/

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Having a Graphical User Interface is better than using the command line formate. Does this tool work over DISM or works independently?
 

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dismguilite uses dism.
however,it allows you to select which dism to use. for e.g. you can use the win 10 dism (recomended) even on win 7.
search for 'get waik tools' by jfx. few mb download.

wimlibguilite does not use dism, uses wimlib, so it's more universal/portable. i prefer it.