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Cdw is described as '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 terminal window or in terminal emulator (like' and is a Disc Burner in the cd/dvd tools category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Cdw for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and KDE. The best alternative is ImgBurn, which is free. Other great apps like Cdw are CDBurnerXP, Brasero, AnyBurn and K3b.

Cdw alternatives are mainly Disc Burners but may also be DVD Burners or CD Burners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cdw.
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  1. ImgBurn icon

    ImgBurn

    • Windows
    73 alternatives to ImgBurn 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightImgBurn consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Discontinued

    The last version 2.5.8.0 is from June 2013.

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    CDBurnerXP

    • Windows
    65 alternatives to CDBurnerXP 

    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.

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    1.  PortableCDBurnerXP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Command line interfaceCDBurnerXP either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    Discontinued

    The last version (4.5.8.7128) is from November 2019.

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    Brasero

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • GNOME
    60 alternatives to Brasero 

    Brasero is an 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.

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    AnyBurn

    • Windows
    62 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  PortableAnyBurn can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Command line interfaceAnyBurn either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    3.  LightweightAnyBurn consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    K3b

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • KDE
    58 alternatives to 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 audio files or copying a CD/DVD, as well as...

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    InfraRecorder

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    52 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  PortableInfraRecorder can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      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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      BurnAware

      • Windows
      55 alternatives to BurnAware 

      Lightweight program that enables you to create audio, video and data discs, generate images for later use, copy DVDs, CDs or Blu-rays and erase disc contents.

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      1.  LightweightBurnAware consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      Nero Burning ROM

      • Windows
      • Windows S
      75 alternatives to Nero Burning ROM 

      The burning expert Rip, copy, burn and protect data.

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    • Alcohol icon

      Alcohol

      • Windows
      43 alternatives to Alcohol 

      Alcohol is a powerful Windows CD and DVD burning software that makes it easy to create backups of DVDs* and CDs. In addition, the program lets you store your most used CDs as images on your computer, so you can call them up at the click of a button.

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      1.  PortableAlcohol can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Bundleware

      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.

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      dBpoweramp

      • Windows
      87 alternatives to 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 Central, as well as Utility Codecs (perform...

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