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    ImgBurn Alternatives

    ImgBurn is described as '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' and is a leading DVD Burner in the CD/DVD Tools category. There are more than 50 alternatives to ImgBurn for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Most alternatives are DVD , CD Burners and ISO Creators. The best alternative is WinCDEmu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ImgBurn are CDBurnerXP (Free Personal), DAEMON Tools (Freemium), AnyBurn (Free) and Brasero (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 7, 2022
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application (39 languages) that everyone should have in their...
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    1. WinCDEmu is an open-source CD/DVD/BD emulator - a tool that allows you to mount optical disc images by simply clicking on them in Windows Explorer. If you have downloaded an ISO image and want to use it without burning it to a blank disc, WinCDEmu is the easiest way to do it.


      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 4.1, released on September 29, 2015, can be still downloaded from GitHub

    2. 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.


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

      Most users think CDBurnerXP is a great alternative to ImgBurn.

    3. 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/*.


      Lite installer contains ads.

    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.
      AnyBurn vs ImgBurn opinions
      Most users think AnyBurn is a great alternative to ImgBurn.
      Good Program, multi fox...
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      tiziodcaio Is the only one that isn't discontinued or bundleware...
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      Klementh Because it's free without adware, it's powerful, and it's not discontinued.
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

      lightweight and easy to use, covers everything
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

    5. 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.
      Brasero vs ImgBurn opinions
      Most users think Brasero is a great alternative to ImgBurn.
      No Blu-Ray support. ImgBurn does Blu-Ray.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

      Didn't burn audio CD properly
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • KDE
      K3b is a CD and DVD authoring application for the KDE desktop environment for Unix-like computer operating systems.
      K3b vs ImgBurn opinions
      Most users think K3b is a great alternative to ImgBurn.
      It's pretty easy to use. It does everything that I need. And I never had a problem with it, never.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

    6. 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. If you need to know how to make a CD image or need to edit an ISO image file, UltraISO is the tool you need.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      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.


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

      Most users think InfraRecorder is a great alternative to ImgBurn.
    7. 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.
      Some users think Nero Burning ROM is a great alternative to ImgBurn, some don't.
    8. 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).


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

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