Alternatives to BurnAware for all platforms with any license

  • Rufus icon

    Rufus

    Rufus is a small utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.

    Open Source Windows

  • ImgBurn icon

    ImgBurn

    ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application, available in 39 languages.

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Even if the developer, in a post on the official forum dated February 2015 (http://forum.imgburn.com/index.php?/topic/21614-imgburn-v2580-released/page-2#entry155228), said the project is not dead, the last version of ImgBurn, 2.5.8.0, was released years ago, on the 16th June 2013.
    • Bundleware The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
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    CDBurnerXP

    CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs.

    Free Windows

    • Bundleware The default installer contains Opencandy. A version with no third party offers is available in More Download options page.
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    Brasero

    Brasero is a application to burn CD/DVD for the Gnome Desktop. It is designed to be as simple as possible and has some unique features to enable users to create their discs easily and quickly. Features Supports multiple...

    Open Source Linux

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    InfraRecorder

    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.

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued The project seems to be abandoned. Last version, 0.53, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    K3b

    K3b is a CD and DVD authoring application for the KDE desktop environment for Unix-like computer operating systems. It provides a graphical user interface to perform most CD/DVD burning tasks like creating an Audio CD from a set of...

    Open Source Linux BSD

    • Discontinued Even if the project seems to be still in development, last stable version, 2.0.3, was released on November 4th, 2014.
  • Nero Burning ROM icon

    Nero Burning ROM

    Nero Burning ROM, commonly called just Nero, is an optical disc authoring program. As of version 6, the program has been a part of Nero software suite. It features new cutting-edge functionality. Create, rip, copy, burn, edit, share...

    Commercial Windows

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    cdrtfe

    A small open source CD/DVD burning application for Windows. cdrtfe is a win32 frontend for the cdrtools (cdrecord, mkisofs, readcd, cdda2wav), Mode2CDMaker and VCDImager. It can burn data discs (CD and DVD), Audio CDs, XCDs, (S)VCDs...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

  • Burn icon

    Burn

    Burn is a free optical disc authoring application with a simple interface that offers a lot of advanced options. The program supports the creation of data, audio and video discs, and is capable of copying data and audio discs.

    Open Source Mac

    • Discontinued official: Burn 2.5.1 released Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:01:37
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    dBpoweramp

    dBpoweramp contains a multitude of audio tools in one: CD Ripper, Music Converter, ID Tag Editor and Windows audio shell enhancements. Preloaded with mp3 & Wave codecs, practically every audio codec can be installed from Codec...

    Commercial Windows

  • AnyBurn icon

    AnyBurn

    AnyBurn is a light weight but professional CD / DVD / Blu-ray burning software that everyone must have. It provides a free and complete solution for burning.

    Free Windows

  • Ashampoo Burning Studio icon

    Ashampoo Burning Studio

    Ashampoo Burning Studio is compact, fast and amazingly easy to use. You just choose from a list of tasks and the software guides you through every step. And even though it has all the functions you would expect from a complete burning...

    Freemium Windows

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    Xfburn

    Lightweight CD/DVD burning software designed for Xfce, but it runs on Gnome, KDE etc as well. It can blank CDs and DVDs, burn and create ISO images and burn personal compositions of data. At the moment it is at heavy development.

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • EZ CD Audio Converter icon

    EZ CD Audio Converter

    EZ CD Audio Converter is the most comprehensive multi format audio converter and is extremely easy to use. Rips audio CDs, converts audio files, allows editing of metadata, and burns discs. It has efficient error-detective...

    Commercial Windows

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    CloneCD

    It uses to get Image from any CD or DVD, Copy them or Burn an Image on a CD or DVD.

    Commercial Windows

  • ISO Workshop icon

    ISO Workshop

    ISO Workshop is a free application designed to facilitate disc image management, conversion and burning operations. It supports a wide range of commonly used disc image formats, including ISO, CUE, BIN, NRG, CDI, MDF, IMG. Optical...

    Free Personal Windows

    • Bundleware Installer defaults to installing ByteFence and Yahoo search extension, there is an option to not install these.
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    SimpleBurn

    SimpleBurn is a minimalistic application for burning and extracting CDs and DVDs.

    Open Source Linux BSD Xfce

  • ISOburn icon

    ISOburn

    ISOburn can directly burn your ISO and CD/DVD image file to CD-R,CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW,HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc, it write any data directly.

    Free Windows

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  • Roxio Creator icon

    Roxio Creator

    Roxio Creator NXT is the ultimate software suite for DVD burning, video capture, video editing, photo slideshows and more! PHOTO Easy & powerful photo editing and creative design tools make every picture perfect. Create...

    Commercial Windows Windows RT

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    DeepBurner

    DeepBurner is an advanced and extremely powerful CD and DVD burning package. It even removes the hassle of making autoruns, creating and printing your own labels and booklets. Burn any data, copy any disc, make backups, create...

    Freemium Windows

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    Astroburn

    The best choice for those who want to have quick and easy-to-use home program with essential features to perform disc burning. A. Insert a disc into your drive; B. Select data or an image file; C. Start burn. You can also...

    Free Personal Windows

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    Free Audio CD Burner

    Free Audio CD Burner creates CD discs to play them in any music center such as disc center, car stereo with CD player, etc. Program's Features: - burns CD-R and CD-RW discs; - erases information from rewriteable discs; ...

    Free Windows

  • Silicon Empire icon

    Silicon Empire

    Silicon Empire is set of tools to Burn, Copy, Backup, Manage and … your optical discs like CDs, DVDs and Blu-Rays. When you start working with silicon Empire Just feels everything done easily and quickly with high quality. You Burn...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued This software has been discontinued since 2013.
  • Free Disc Burner icon

    Free Disc Burner

    Free Disc Burner writes any files, folders (data) to any disc as well as writes multisession discs (there is a possibility to write up files to the same disc), erases information from a disc, supports Blu-Ray. Supported Media...

    Free Windows

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    PowerLaser Express

    Lightweight and very easy to use CD/DVD burning application with wizard-style interface.

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued no new version since 2014.
  • Cdw

    cdw is an ncurses front-end for command-line tools: cdrecord/wodim, mkisofs/genisoimage, growisofs, dvd+rw-mediainfo, dvd+rw-format, xorriso. It utilizes ncurses library to build user-friendly interface and it can be used in UNIX...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued Current version of cdw is 0.8.0, it was released in July 2014.
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    Explore&Burn

    Explore&Burn is a free CD/DVD burning application with intuitive and easy to use interface, integrated with Windows Explorer. It is the easiest and fastest way to burn files and ISO images on your computer to CD or DVD....

    Commercial Windows Windows Explorer

    • Discontinued last official update: Friday, January 18, 2013
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    Burrrn

    Burrrn is a little tool for creating audio CDs with CD-Text from various audio files. Supported formats are: wav, mp3, mpc, ogg, aac, mp4, ape, flac, ofr, wv, tta, m3u, pls and fpl playlists and cue sheets. You can also burn EAC’s...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.14 beta2, released in October 2005, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    recorder

    Recorder is a graphical frontend of cdrkit/cdrtools, cdrdao, mkisofs and growisofs. It aims to be simple and easy to use, free of large configurations and useless options, following the KISS principle and offering a disc burning of...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued Recorder is no longer developed. Last update dates back 2009/05/06. The source code is still available
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    mybashburn

    Basically, it is no more than a Terminal User Interface (TUI) frontend based of the CD burning shell script called BashBurn for Linux®; this originally does not have the best eye-candy CD-burning UI, nevertheless, MyBashBurn uses...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued Last update : 2008/12/23
  • Free ISO Burner icon

    Free ISO Burner

    Free ISO Burner can directly burn your ISO and CD/DVD image file to CD-R,CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW,HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc, no need mount any "virtual drives" which emulate physical CDs or DVDs, it write any data...

    Free Windows

  • DoISO icon

    DoISO

    DoISO - free ISO CD/DVD image maker and CD/DVD burner for Windows.

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Not updated since 2010
  • BurnPro icon

    BurnPro

    BurnPro is definitely an ideal choice to help you process discs. This all-in-one disc suite includes many disc tools for CD, DVD, ISO, etc. With BurnPro you can backup your important data, burn your favorite songs to CD, create...

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued Website looks dead.
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    Burn4Free

    Easy and freeware best DVD burning software, copy and burn in 1 click. Top features: Low cost burning software : you can copy and backup data with only 2 clicks Copy data and audio from different files types (WAV, FLAC, WavPack...

    Free Windows

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    CBurner

    CBurner is a free tool for burning CD/DVD with a simple and intuitive user interface which makes it very easy to use for a novice user. It is small, portable, very fast and uses low system resources.

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued last official update: 09-10-2011

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