But sometimes a CD or DVD is still needed, for example if you want to give a gift to someone would be better if it is given in the form of a CD or DVD instead of pen drive because you can create CD or DVD labels with LightScribe and it will feel more special.
In choosing DVD / Blu-ray burner software, one aspect to consider is the ease of use of the software and we have included a screenshot of the software, so you can quickly choose which of the software will be downloaded. Here is a list of the 7 best FREE burning software that you can use:
Software Publisher: Canneverbe Limited
File size: 5.01MB
Portable and 64-bit version available. Click "More download options" on the download page.
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.
- 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
- bin/nrg ? ISO converter, simple cover printing and much more!
- Operating Systems: Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista/2008/Win7/Win8 (x86 / x64)
Name: Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE
Software Publisher: Ashampoo
File size: 9.95MB
The Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE keeps all the advantages of its predecessor and adds multi-disc file backup, an integrated audio CD ripper and further improved support for the exciting new Blu-ray format with capacities of up to 25 gigabytes per layer. Many users are tired of over-complicated CD burning applications that are getting harder and harder to use. Sometimes you can waste most of your time just trying to find a function. Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE focuses on what you want: To burn discs quickly, easily, with maximum quality and minimum hassle. It includes everything you need to be able to do that. And it excludes everything that could get in the way. (Ashampoo)
Software Publisher: LIGHTNING UK
File size: 5.83MB
ImgBurn supports a wide range of image file formats - including BIN, CCD, CDI, CUE, DI, DVD, GI, IMG, ISO, MDS, NRG and PDI. It can burn Audio CD's from any file type supported via DirectShow / ACM - including AAC, APE, FLAC, M4A, MP3, MP4, MPC, OGG, PCM, WAV, WMA and WV. You can use it to build DVD Video discs (from a VIDEO_TS folder), HD DVD Video discs (from a HVDVD_TS folder) and Blu-ray Video discs (from a BDAV / BDMV folder) with ease. It supports Unicode folder/file names, so you shouldn't run in to any problems if you're using an international character set. ImgBurn supports all the Microsoft Windows OS's - Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 2008, Windows 7 and Windows 8 (including all the 64-bit versions). If you use Wine, it should also run on Linux and other x86-based Unixes.(LIGHTNING UK)
Name: Free Any Burn
Software Publisher: Power Software Ltd
File size: 928.5KB
Free Any Burn is a light weight but professional CD / DVD / Blu-ray burning software that every one must have. It provides a free and complete solution for burning. You needn't pay for this free burn software! (Free Any Burn)
Software Publisher: Christian Kindahl
File size: 9.96MB
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. InfraRecorder is released under GPL version 3.
- 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).
Name: Hanso Burner
Software Publisher: HansoTools
File size: 6.55MB
Hanso Burner is all about simplicity and convenience – no overcrowded tabs, windows and icons or futile features to get you confused. Hanso Burner gets the job done with high speed and accuracy requiring to special skill from the user; it’s based on a very powerful engine and modern burning technology, full features for backup solutions, user-friendly interface and the classic but well known GUI.
At launching Hanso Burner you will presented in the main window with six clearly labeled icons: Data Disc (CD/DVD), Audio Disc, Video Disc, Write Image, Copy Disc, Read Disc and a top toolbar which, however, can be customized. Click on the “View” button at the top of the window, select “Toolbars” and then “Customize”. Further configuration of the program (for which there’s a special icon in the top-right) includes General (features), Advanced (features), Language (features), Shell Extensions (features). Hanso Burner is released under GPL version 3. (HansoTools)
Name: IQmango Burner
Software Publisher: IQmango
File size: 17.16MB
IQmango Free DVD Burner is a new free splendid tool to burn DVDs as well as CDs in the fastest, hassle-free way. This outstanding simple program supports an array of audio and video formats, including MP3, WAV, AVI, MPEG, WMV, WMA, MOV, MKV etc. Being extremely easy to use the software burns at a very high speed and without any quality losses. Free DVD burning software by IQmango also provides you with a number of extra features. You can create CD and DVD image files, snapshots, make 1:1 DVD copies, burn video DVDs, audio CDs and even more. (IQmango)Yes, some of the burner software above (NOT all of them) will try to install toolbar in Internet Explorer or add-on in Firefox, but you can always choose not to install it by select Custom Installation during the installation process, and then unchecked any toolbar or search engine add-on.