Nero Burning ROM Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Nero Burning ROM for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD, Xfce and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Nero Burning ROM.

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. If your looking for more info about Nero Burning ROM like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 2/5/2017 3:49:00 PM

Alternatives to Nero Burning ROM for all platforms with any license

  • 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. You can use it to build DVD Video discs (from a VIDEO_TS folder), HD DVD Video discs (from a HVDVD_TS folder) and Blu-ray Video discs (from a BDAV / BDMV folder) with ease.

    Free Windows

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    • 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: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • 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.

    Free Windows

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    • Bundleware The default installer contains Opencandy. A version with no third party offers is available in More Download options page.
    • CDBurner XP is like a Nero with basic funcionality Guest • May 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • 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. Features - Supports multiple backends: cdrtools, growisofs and libburn(optional). Note: compiling against libburn is not enough.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD GNOME

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  • 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.

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be abandoned. Last version, 0.53, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • 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 more advanced tasks such as burning eMoviX CD/DVDs. It can also perform direct disc-to-disc copies. The program has many default settings which can be customized by more experienced users.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD KDE

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  • PowerISO

    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. Main Features: Support almost all CD / DVD / BD-ROM image file formats (ISO, BIN, NRG, CDI, DAA and so on).

    Commercial Windows

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    • Bundleware The installer contains ads. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • 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. It includes Pre-Mastering function and support for Blu-ray format. There are different editions of Alcohol: - Alcohol 52%, CD & DVD emulation software, is available in two versions, free and 30-day trial.

    Freemium Windows

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    • 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.
  • cdrtfe

    A small open source CD/DVD burning application for Windows. cdrtfe is a win32 frontend for the cdrtools (cdrecord, mkisofs, readcd, cdda2wav), Mode2CDMaker and VCDImager. It can burn data discs (CD and DVD), Audio CDs, XCDs, (S)VCDs and DVD-Video discs. For Windows 9x, ME, 2k, XP.

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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  • BurnAware

    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). With BurnAware, you also be able to create bootable or multisession discs, high-quality Audio CDs and Video DVDs, make and burn ISO images, copy and backup discs, extract audio tracks, erase and verify data, recover data from multisession or unreadable discs.

    Freemium $ $ $ Windows

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    • Bundleware The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
    • Much better: it can do everything nero does and it's FREE Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Burn

    Burn is a free optical disc authoring application with a simple interface that offers a lot of advanced options. The program supports the creation of data, audio and video discs, and is capable of copying data and audio discs.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X

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    • Discontinued official: Burn 2.5.1 released Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:01:37
    • very simple but very efficient I use only this one for burning CD or DVD. Guest • Aug 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • DVD Flick

    DVD Flick aims to be a simple but at the same time powerful DVD Authoring tool. It can take a number of video files stored on your computer and turn them into a DVD that will play back on your DVD player, Media Center or Home Cinema Set. You can add additional custom audio tracks, subtitles as well as a menu for easier navigation.

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued As of Oct 2015, the project seems to be abandoned and the installed versions do not function. Last version, 1.3.0.7, released in June 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
  • Xfburn

    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.

    Free Open Source Linux Xfce

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  • Ashampoo Burning Studio

    Ashampoo Burning Studio is compact, fast and amazingly easy to use. You just choose from a list of tasks and the software guides you through every step. And even though it has all the functions you would expect from a complete burning suite, the entire software takes up less than 85 megabytes on your hard disk. You can download a previous version (v.1.14.5) and use it for free: https://www.ashampoo.com/en/eur/pin/7110/burning-software/burning-studio-free

    Freemium Windows

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  • Roxio Toast

    The easiest way to burn CDs, DVDs or Blu-ray discs. Copy discs with one click, compress & convert video. Expand your iTunes library with web audio capture. Watch your video, movies and TV shows anywhere. Convert your media for iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, Xbox 360, PS3 & more Pro features: High-Def/Blu-ray Disc Plug-in. Sonicfire Pro soundtrack creation. SoundSoap SE audio noise reduction. FotoMagico high-def slideshows. LightZone visual photo editing

    Commercial Mac OS X

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  • ISO Workshop

    ISO Workshop is a free application designed to facilitate disc image management, conversion and burning operations. It supports a wide range of commonly used disc image formats, including ISO, CUE, BIN, NRG, CDI, MDF, IMG. Optical disc images are files storing complete copies of various media, including CD, DVD and Blu-Ray discs. They are used for backing up data from optical discs and creating exact disc copies for further replication.

    Free Personal Windows

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    • Bundleware Installer defaults to installing ByteFence and Yahoo search extension, there is an option to not install these.
  • SimpleBurn

    SimpleBurn is a minimalistic application for burning and extracting CDs and DVDs.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Xfce

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  • Astroburn

    The best choice for those who want to have quick and easy-to-use home program with essential features to perform disc burning. A. Insert a disc into your drive; B. Select data or an image file; C. Start burn. You can also personalize your Astroburn Lite — just select a skin for program interface you like the most.

    Free Personal Windows

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  • CloneCD

    CloneCD is the perfect tool to make backup copies of your music and data CDs, regardless of standard conformity. CloneCD's award-winning user interface allows you to copy almost any CD in just a few mouse clicks. Since the release of 5.0, CloneCD is not only able to copy CDs but also most DVD formats, such as DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R Dual Layer and DVD-RAM. The movies are copied 1:1 and therefore not modified (compressed). Note that to copy movie DVDs you also require AnyDVD.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Express Burn

    Express Burn is a DVD and CD burner that burns audio, mp3 and data CDs. It seamlessly burns audio to CD to play on your computer, car or home stereo system converting many audio formats automatically. Achieve perfect audio quality with direct digital recording. Works with traditional CD players to create MP3 CDs or Audio CDs.

    Free Personal Mac OS X Windows

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  • SimplyBurns

    SimplyBurns is a Mac OS X application with a GUI, which allows the user to burn CD/DVD media. It has the following modes: Audio CD project; Data project (Filesystems: ISO9660, Joliet, HFS+, UDF); Duplication mode; Burn image mode (Formats: ISO9660, DMG, CUE/BIN, cdrdao's TOC/BIN); and Disc ripping mode.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, rev428, released in October 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
  • DeepBurner

    DeepBurner is an advanced and extremely powerful CD and DVD burning package. It even removes the hassle of making autoruns, creating and printing your own labels and booklets. Burn any data, copy any disc, make backups, create astonishing photo albums, make ISO images and Video DVDs with this very easy to handle professional software!

    Freemium Windows

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  • BlindWrite

    Blindwrite is best game copy software. Copy games & keep yourself safe from damaging your original disks with the VSO Blindwrite game copy software. BlindWrite extracts all the characteristics of your media to your harddrive to reproduce a working copy of your media. It allows you to protect your investments against damage caused by children, scratches or by frequent use. Your personal CD or DVD backups can even be run directly from your computer using a virtual drive (i.e. Daemon Tools).

    Commercial Windows

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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 7.0.0.0, released in January 2013, can be still downloded from the official website.
  • ISOburn

    ISOburn can directly burn your ISO and CD/DVD image file to CD-R,CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW,HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc, it write any data directly.

    Free Windows

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  • BashBurn

    About BashBurn A long long time ago in a small room in small house in the middle of nowhere in the Swedish countryside, a young man was desperately trying to burn some CDs on his Linux system. Application after application failed him, and finally he said to himself: “Screw this, I’m writing something myself” And so it began. In the beginning BashBurn (Or Magma as it was called then) could not do very much except from burn a data CD. Barely.

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