Creating an ISO to be burned on to a disc can come in handy when needing to install certain legacy software or for friends or family members running older computer hardware or operating systems that need to install certain content by running an ISO off of a disc. Software supporting ISO creation includes MagicISO and AcetoneISO.
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, 18.104.22.168, was released years ago, on the 16th June 2013. It can be still downloaded from the official website and works on Windows 10.
The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: Forum
ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application, available in 39 languages.
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.
CD image files are easily created with UltraISO. Duplicate discs to a CD image, create bootable CDs and audio CD images - and UltraISO also handles DVD image files.
The free version of Alcohol 52% contains an optional adware toolbar bundled. It also installs Smart File Advisor without allowing you to uncheck this option during setup.
Alcohol is a powerful Windows CD and DVD burning software that makes it easy to create backups of DVDs* and CDs.
The program is no longer updated. Last version, 5.5(build 281), released in February 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
MagicISO is a powerful CD/DVD image file creating/editing/extracting tool.
official:Burn 2.5.1 releasedSun, 16 Jan 2011 11:01:37
Burn is a free optical disc authoring application with a simple interface that offers a lot of advanced options.
Command-line utility for Unix and Unix-like operating systems to convert and copy a file.
The latest update on SourceForge was on 2013-10-25.
AcetoneISO, is a feature-rich and complete software application to manage CD/DVD images.
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.
My Commander (MyCO) is "the small - smarter - fastest file manager in the world", archiver and ISO creator for Windows 7.
The project is no longer developed since 2013. Last version, 1.0 Beta 14, released in July 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.
XBoot is a easy-to-use utility for creating Multiboot USB/ISO.You may have seen many bootable ISO files like Linux live CDs , Antivirus rescue CDs etc.
As of July 2011 development and support of Disco have been officially discontinued. It is still downloadable for free from the official website.
Disco allows you to burn optical media discs, and makes it an fun and amazing software experience. Available as freeware from July 2011.
The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.1, released on December 07, 2010, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.
ISO Recorder is an extremely light (<400KB) and easy tool (power toy) for Windows XP, 2003, Vista and Windows 7, that allows (depending on the Windows version) to burn CD, DVD...
Installer defaults to installing ByteFence and Yahoo search extension, there is an option to not install these.
ISO Workshop is a free application designed to facilitate disc image management, conversion and burning operations.
Folder2Iso just creates an iso from any kind of folder (with the subfolders). Its a GUI of mkisofs. No need of installation , really small exe.
no new version since 2014.
Lightweight and very easy to use CD/DVD burning application with wizard-style interface.
StarBurn is a free and powerful tool that allows its users to grab, burn and master CD, DVD, Blu-Ray and HD-DVD.
Free ISO Creator can easily create ISO image file from any files and folders. It is an ideal tool to create ISO file.
Not updated since 2010
DoISO - free ISO CD/DVD image maker and CD/DVD burner for Windows.
Create DVDs with menus and chapters in a simple yet professional way.
The website is down. Last version, 1.0rc1, was released on July 2008. It can be still downloaded from MacUpdate.com
FireStarter is a pure Cocoa, Mac OS X only burning application which will allow you to duplicate all kind of CDs (even those that other Mac OS X applications won’t), burn VCDs and...
gBurner is a powerful and easy-to-use CD/DVD burning tool, which allows you to create and burn data/audio/video CDs and DVDs, make bootable data CDs and DVDs, create multisession...
The program is no longer updated. Last version, 7.0.1, released in February 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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.