What are the best Brasero alternatives in 2020?

    Brasero is described as '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' and is a well-known app in the CD/DVD Tools category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Brasero for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Xfce. The best alternative is ImgBurn, which is free. Other great apps like Brasero are DAEMON Tools (Freemium), CDBurnerXP (Free), InfraRecorder (Free, Open Source) and AnyBurn (Free).

    This page was last updated May 19, 2021

    1. ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application (39 languages) that everyone should have in their toolkit. ImgBurn supports a wide range of image file formats. It can burn Audio CDs from any file type supported via DirectShow / ACM.

      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. It can be still downloaded from the official website and works on Windows 10.

      Bundleware

      The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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      Almost everyone thinks ImgBurn is a great alternative to Brasero.
    2. DAEMON Tools Lite is an advanced application which provides one of the best optical media emulation in the industry. You can mount *.mdx, *.mds/*.mdf, *.iso, *.b5t, *.b6t, *.bwt, *.ccd, *.cdi, *.cue, *.nrg, *.pdi, *.isz disc images to a virtual drive. Make .iso, *.mds/*.

      Bundleware

      Lite installer contains ads.

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      DAEMON Tools vs Brasero opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      brasero burns disks, daemon tools simply emulates them
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    3. 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.

      Bundleware

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

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      CDBurnerXP vs Brasero opinions
      Almost everyone thinks CDBurnerXP is a great alternative to Brasero.
      Good for burn CD. It's amazing
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      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.

      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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      Most users think InfraRecorder is a great alternative to Brasero.
    4. 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.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • KDE
      K3b is a CD and DVD authoring application for the KDE desktop environment for Unix-like computer operating systems.
      Most users think K3b is a great alternative to Brasero.
    5. 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. Create, rip, copy, burn, edit, share, and upload online.
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    6. PowerISO is a powerful CD/DVD image file processing tool, which allows you to open, extract, create, edit, compress, encrypt, split and convert ISO files, and mount these files with internal virtual drive. It can process almost all CD-ROM image files including ISO and BIN.

      Bundleware

      The installer contains ads. Be careful during the installation: Forum

    7. BurnAware is a full-fledged, easy-to-use burning software which allows users to write all types of files such as digital photos, pictures, archives, documents, music and videos to CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs (including M-Disc).

      Bundleware

      The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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    8. 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.
      Xfburn vs Brasero opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Xfburn is a great alternative to Brasero.
      thepisu It works out of the box, it's light and very simple.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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