Download Burning - Best Software & Apps

  • Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE

    1.14.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Burn files to disc for free, and a little more

    7
    20 votes
    • PROS: Can burn to most contemporary formats, Can create disc images, Automatically extracts music from CDs
    • CONS: Slightly cramped interface
  • Nero

    2016

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The ultimate PC multimedia suite

    7
    899 votes
    • PROS: Complete multimedia center, Excellent usability, Advanced video editing options, Share content online, Excellent backup utility
    • CONS: Heavy integration with the system, Slow start when using some tools, Very long Installation process
  • Nero Burning ROM 2017

    1.10.0.4

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Rip and Reproduce your Audio Discs

    7
    2241 votes
    • PROS: RIP files from your physical discs and convert them to MP3 or recompile them for your own mix tapes, Encrypt and protect your burned data disks with advanced security options
    • CONS: Not Free software this is a pay to own suite of burning tools
  • Free Movie DVD Maker

    6.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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    No votes yet
    • VSDC Free Video Editor

      5.1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      VSDC Free Video Editor Can Make Videos Shine

      6
      429 votes
      • PROS: Editing in a non-linear way., DVD burning tool., Catalogue of visual effects.
      • CONS: Just a few tools shy of big-name equivalents.
    • Ashampoo Burning Studio 19

      19.0

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Ashampoo – The Only Burning Package You'll Need?

      8
      439 votes
      • PROS: Fully flexible with all types of file formats supported, Genuinely easy to use, Handy security features
      • CONS: Only for Windows 7 and above, Requires 250 MB of space to be installed
    • Express Burn DVD Burning Software

      6.18

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Easily burn CDs, DVDs and data disks

      6
      170 votes
      • PROS: Burns quickly, Converts files before burning, Very easy to use
      • CONS: Doesn't support many music formats, Some "options" are separate programs
    • ImgBurn

      2.5.8.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Great tool for recording CD/DVD images

      7
      193 votes
      • PROS: Very lightweight, Easy to use, Performs drive analysis, Very quick
      • CONS: Does not support all drives
    • Freemake Video Converter

      4.1.9.16

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Convert videos and other media files to popular video formats

      6
      400 votes
      • PROS: Nicely designed interface, Very easy to use, Includes a basic editor, Support for all popular formats, including HD video, Upload videos to YouTube straight away
      • CONS: Unstable editor
    • Free MP3 CD Burner

      2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Burn CDs quickly and effectively

      4
      3 votes
      • PROS: High-speed burning, Drag and drop support,
      • CONS: Not available for Mac, May not support all file types
    • HandBrake

      0.10.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Free DVD to MPEG-4 converter

      7
      69 votes
      • PROS: Quick conversion, Alters video quality to suit required file size, Chops black bands around a video
      • CONS: Sometimes crashes
    • Free Studio

      6.6.6.328

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      All-terrain format converter

      6
      813 votes
      • PROS: Excellent selection of format converters, Full range of options for each converter
      • CONS: None so far
    • Power ISO

      6.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A BD image file processing tool with numerous functions

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: It does allow you to manage a wide range of files, Compress extract and split files if you wish
      • CONS: Many of its functions are now redundant, Some features are already part of Windows 10
    • Alcohol 120%

      2.0.3.8806

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      CD and DVD recorder that can also create virtual drives

      6
      459 votes
      • Alcohol 52%

        2.0.3.6850

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create virtual copies of your CDs and DVDs

        6
        98 votes
        • PROS: Removes the need for a physical disk, Creates virtual drives from CDs and DVDs easily, Can speed-up gaming
        • CONS: Doesn't burn CDs or DVDs
      • Free Disc Burner

        3.0.64.721

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A simple burning tool for CD, DVD and Blu-Ray

        5
        44 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Support for Blu-Ray, Works with rewritable discs as well,
        • CONS: Toolbar is useless: most buttons are just links to other apps from the same developer
      • CDBurnerXP

        4.5.6.6059

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A complete free burning solution

        7
        116 votes
        • PROS: Nice design, Support for all basic burning tasks, Easy to use
        • CONS: Launcher closes after selecting a task
      • Free ISO Burner

        1.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free software to transfer ISO files into DVDs and Blu-ray discs

        6
        43 votes
        • PROS: A very small and compact file size., This software can work with most versions of Windows, including Windows 10.,
        • CONS: A certain amount of previous experience might be required for some users., There is no variant of this package designed for smartphones.
      • CyberLink Power2Go

        6

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        All media disc-burning software

        7
        102 votes
        • PROS: Burns simply by dragging and dropping to program, Can extract audio from movie files, Great for surround sound slide shows
        • CONS: Skins are not particularly imaginative
      • CDBurnerXP

        (64 bit) 4.5.3.4746

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Full-featured, free CD burning program

        8
        43 votes
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