CD-DVD Burners

Anchor Link Alcohol
License: Freeware and Shareware Last Reviewed: 2012-11-28
Version: – Released: 2012-11-28 Windows: 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 7, 8
File Size: 12.3 MB Both 32- and 64-bit compatible
“Alcohol 52% and Alcohol 120% are both CD/DVD emulation software that allows users to copy discs. Store your most used or important CDs as images on your computer and run them at 200x speed from up to 31 virtual CD or DVD drives. Alcohol is compatible with more than 99% of drives available. It supports the latest image file types including – MDS, CCD, BIN, CUE, ISO, CDI, BWT, BWI, BWS, BWA and many more.
“Alcohol 52% – Emulate CD’s and DVD’s – This CD and DVD emulation software allows users to create a virtual CD / DVD drives, and play CDs and DVDs without the need for the physical disc. There are no limitations on this version, other than the ability to create only 6 virtual drives. Our retail version still supports 31 virtual drives.
“Alcohol 120% – Record and Emulate – Alcohol 120% combines all functions of Alcohol 52% (CD and DVD emulation software) but with added DVD and CD burning capabilites.”
Anchor Link Ashampoo Burning Studio
License: Shareware – $49.99 Last Reviewed: 2013-02-07
Version: 12.0.5 – Released: 2013-02-05 Windows: XP, Vista, 7, 8
File Size: 170.8 MB Both 32- and 64-bit versions
“Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 is our award-winning one-stop burning application to burn, backup and process all your documents, photos, videos and music. The only burning software you will ever need!
♦ Backup or burn your files to Blu-ray, DVD or CD
♦ Author and create slideshow and video discs
♦ Create music CDs and MP3/WMA discs
♦ Design booklets and covers
♦ Create and browse disc images”
[ The setup program includes a toolbar which does not have to be installed to use the software; Ed. ]
Anchor Link BurnAware Free
License: Freeware Last Reviewed: 2013-04-23
Version: 6.2 – Released: 2013-04-23 Windows: XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 8
File Size: 11 MB Both 32- and 64-bit compatible
“BurnAware is the ultimate disc burning software. BurnAware Free is ideal for users with basic disc burning needs as backup, creating data, audio, video discs and burning disc images. Free, easy to set up and maintain, it enables you to save your files to disc quickly, provides more flexible interface to help you complete your burning tasks much faster.”
Anchor Link BurnCDCC
License: Freeware Last Reviewed: 2012-10-01
Version: 2.02 – Released: 2012-09-29 Windows: 98, Me, 2000, and XP
File Size: 177 KB
Burn ISO Files To CD/DVD
“BurnCDCC is a remarkably small utility, that allows you to burn an ISO file to a CD or DVD disc. This can be very useful, if your burner software package does not support burning of .ISO files.”
Anchor Link CDBurnerXP
License: Freeware – Donations appreciated Last Reviewed: 2013-04-23
Version: – Released: 2013-04-23 Windows: XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 8
File Size: 5.01 MB Portable version available on-site
Both 32- and 64-bit compatible
“CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs. It also includes the feature to burn and create ISOs, as well as a multilanguage interface. Everyone, even companies, can use it for free. It does not include adware or similar malicious components. Key features:
♦ Burn all kinds of discs
♦ Audio-CDs with or without gaps between tracks
♦ Burn and create ISO files
♦ Data verification after burning process
♦ Create bootable discs
♦ Multi-language interface
♦ Audio Editor, bin/nrg -> ISO converter, simple cover printing and much more!”
Anchor Link CloneCD
License: Shareware Last Reviewed: 2012-09-10
Version: – Released: 2011-05-03 Windows: 98, Me, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista
File Size: 5.0 MB
“CloneCD is the ideal tool to make backup copies of your music- or data CDs, regardless if they are copy protected or not! CloneCD’s award-winning user interface copies almost any CD in just a few mouse clicks! CloneCD allows you to create excellent 1:1 copies of your valuable original discs. E.g., should your copy protected music cd not play in your car audio, the backup created with CloneCD will!
“You can download the full version of our products for free and register your copy after a trial period of 21 days. Compatible with most CD drives.”
Anchor Link CloneDVD
License: Shareware Last Reviewed: 2013-01-23
Version: – Released: 2011-05-04 Windows: All
File Size: 4.9 MB Both 32- and 64-bit compatible
“CloneDVD extracts, transcodes and writes any (non-copy protected) DVD title to a single recordable DVD. A special transcoding technology compresses your choice of DVD title with your selected audio and subtitle streams to one DVD Recordable. A built-in Video Preview plays an overview of all selectable DVD titles. CloneDVD provides an easy to use step-by-step interface. It does not require ASPI drivers, writes (burns) on DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW. CloneDVD does not backup copy protected DVDs, so it may not work with some commercial movies.”
Anchor Link FinalBurner
License: Freeware – Pro $29.95 Last Reviewed: 2013-05-07
Version: – Released: 2010-10-23 Windows: 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7
File Size: 9.8 MB
“FinalBurner is a freeware alternative to expensive CD and DVD burners. This 4-Mb application enables you to create data, audio, DVD disks and burn them onto any type of media, such as CD R/RW, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, DVD DL. You can also create an ISO image of a disk. FinalBurner combines all the elements of a professional CD recorder, delivered with a convenient user interface that pleases the eye. Final Burner is designed without any extraneous features. It restricts the complex process of CD recording to a few mouse clicks, which is ideal for typical users. Main features:
• Burn Data CD/DVD (CD R/RW, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, DVD DL, HD-DVD, Blu-Ray, etc.)
• Autorun menu designer
• Burn Audio CD (Import *.wav; *.mp3; *.ogg; *.mid; *.wma; *.aac; *.mp4; *.m4a; *.xm; *.mod; *.s3m; *.it; *.mtm; *.mo3 audio files.)
• Burn Video DVD (Import AVI, DIVX, XVID, MP4, MPG, WMV, ASF, MOV, FLV, etc. Capture from Web cam, TV tuner, DV, etc.)
• Burn ISO images
• AudioCd Ripper
• 100% freeware – no adware or spyware”
Anchor Link Free Any Burn
License: Freeware Last Reviewed: 2012-12-05
Version: 1.4 – Released: 2012-12-05 Windows: All
File Size: 929 KB Portable version available on-site
“Free Any Burn is a light weight, but professional CD / DVD / Blu-ray burning software. It provides a free and complete solution for burning. Features:
• Burn image file
• Burn files and folders
• Copy CD, DVD, or Bluray disc to ISO or BIN/CUE image file
• Erase rewritable disc
• Create image file from files and folders
• Burn Audio CD from mp3, ape, flac, wma, and wav files
• Convert image file
• View drive and disc information
• Copy source disc to destination sector by sector
• Supports ripping Audio CD to mp3, flac, ape, wma, wav files.”
Anchor Link ImgBurn
License: Freeware – Donations appreciated Last Reviewed: 2012-03-29
Version: – Released: 2012-03-29 Windows: 9x, Me, NT, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista
File Size: 5.2 MB
“ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application that everyone should have in their toolkit! It has several ‘Modes’, each one for performing a different task:
♦ Read – Read a disc to an image file
♦ Create an image file from files on your computer or network – or you can write the files directly to a disc
♦ Write an image file to a disc
♦ Verify – Check a disc is 100% readable. Optionally, you can also have ImgBurn compare it against a given image file to ensure the actual data is correct
♦ Discovery – Put your drive / media to the test! Used in combination with DVDInfoPro, you can check the quality of the burns your drive is producing
“It’s a very flexible application with several advanced features that are often lacking in other tools, especially when it comes to burning DVD Video discs. It supports all the latest drives without the need for updates (including booktype / bitsetting / advanced settings on many of the major ones – i.e. BenQ, LiteOn, LG, NEC, Plextor, Samsung, Sony).”
Anchor Link InfraRecorder
License: GPL 3 – Open Source Last Reviewed: 2012-09-03
Version: 0.53 – Released: 2012-09-01 Windows: 2000, XP, Vista, 7
File Size: 3.9 MB Portable version available on-site
Both 32- and 64-bit versions
“InfraRecorder is a free CD/DVD burning solution for Microsoft Windows. It offers a wide range of powerful features; all through an easy to use application interface and Windows Explorer integration. Features:
» Create custom data, audio and mixed-mode projects and record them to physical discs as well as disc images.
» Supports recording to dual-layer DVDs.
» Blank (erase) rewritable discs using four different methods.
» Record disc images (ISO and BIN/CUE).
» Fixate discs (write lead-out information to prevent further data from being added to the disc).
» Scan the SCSI/IDE bus for devices and collect information about their capabilities.
» Create disc copies, on the fly and using a temporary disc image.
» Import session data from multi-session discs and add more sessions to them.
» Display disc information.
» Save audio and data tracks to files (.wav, .wma, .ogg, .mp3 and .iso).”
Anchor Link Nero BurningROM
License: Trialware Last Reviewed: 2013-03-05
Version: 12.5.00900 – Released: 2013-03-04 Windows: XP, Vista, 7, 8
File Size: 97 MB Both 32- and 64-bit compatible
Requires: E-Mail address for trial
“The powerful burning software Nero Burning ROM allows you to burn your data, music and videos to disc.
“Nero Burning ROM gives you full, customized control of your burning projects. You can – among other things – define the file system, the length of the file name and the character set; you can also change the disc label. And of course, you can also customize the Nero Burning ROM toolbar and change the keyboard shortcuts.
“Despite its wide range of features, Nero Burning ROM has remained an easy-to-use burning program that creates discs in just a few steps. You select the disc type to be burned (CD/DVD/Blu-ray), define the project type, add the required data and then start burning.