Being able to play back compact discs, digital video discs, and Blu-ray Discs is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what you can do with them on computers with the power of software. This category includes tools to burn, rip, or copy disks, CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs; create audio CDs, DVD videos, or slideshows; extract audio and video files; and edit, convert and manage your multimedia collections.
- Disco allows you to burn optical media discs, and makes it an fun and amazing software experience. Available as freeware from July 2011.
As of July 2011 development and support of Disco have been officially discontinued. It is still downloadable for free from the official website.
- CDmage is a software utility, which performs different tasks with a common CD image files on your harddrive. The most-wanted being: scanning, repairing and extracting.
Last version, 1.02.1 Beta 5, was released on July 26, 2001. It is still downloadable from Softpedia.
- dvd::rip is a full featured DVD Ripper GUI for Linux, written in Perl. It features an easy to use, yet powerful interface for ripping DVDs to many formats, including AVI, MKV, etc.
The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.98.11, released in March 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
- Free • Open Source