Open Source Nero Burning ROM Alternatives for Linux

    Nero Burning ROM is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best open source Linux alternative is Brasero. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Nero Burning ROM and ten of them are open source and available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source Linux alternatives to Nero Burning ROM are K3b (Free, Open Source), Xfburn (Free, Open Source), SimpleBurn (Free, Open Source) and Cdw (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 3, 2021

    1. 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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      Some users think Brasero is a great alternative to Nero Burning ROM, some don't.
      • 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 Nero Burning ROM.


    2. 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.
    3. SimpleBurn is a minimalistic application for burning and extracting CDs and DVDs.
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    4. cdw is an ncurses front-end for command-line tools: cdrecord/wodim, mkisofs/genisoimage, growisofs, dvd+rw-mediainfo, dvd+rw-format, xorriso.
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    5. Silicon Empire is set of tools to Burn, Copy, Backup, Manage and … your optical discs like CDs, DVDs and Blu-Rays. When you start working with silicon Empire Just feels everything done easily and quickly with high quality.

      Discontinued

      This software has been discontinued since 2013.

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    6. Recorder is a graphical frontend of cdrkit/cdrtools, cdrdao, mkisofs and growisofs. It aims to be simple and easy to use, free of large configurations and useless options, following the KISS principle and offering a disc burning of quality, nothing more.

      Discontinued

      Recorder is no longer developed. Last update dates back 2009/05/06. The source code is still available

    7. Basically, it is no more than a Terminal User Interface (TUI) frontend based of the CD burning shell script called BashBurn for Linux®; this originally does not have the best eye-candy CD-burning UI, nevertheless, MyBashBurn uses dialog boxes/functions which draws (using...

      Discontinued

      Last update : 2008/12/23

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    8. X-CD-Roast is a flexible frontend for optical disc authoring. It allows even the unexperienced user to create or copy a CD with a few mouse clicks in a intuitive and nice looking graphical user interface.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      FlBurn is an optical disc burning software for linux based on the libraries FLTK and libburnia.

      Discontinued

      Last update : 2010-11-01

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