Optical info Alternatives

    Optical info is described as 'spin off utility from the popular System Spec - system information program which can already display this information regarding optical drives'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Optical info for Windows and Linux. The best alternative is ImgBurn, which is free. Other great apps like Optical info are CloneCD (Paid), ISO Workshop (Free Personal), ISOburn (Free) and Roxio Creator (Paid).

    This page was last updated Feb 8, 2020

    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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      • Windows
      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.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      ISO Workshop is a free Windows desktop application specifically designed to facilitate ISO image management and conversion, as well as CD/DVD/Blu-ray Disc burning and copying operations.

      Bundleware

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

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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.
    2. Roxio Creator NXT is the ultimate software suite for DVD burning, video capture, video editing, photo slideshows and more! PHOTO Easy & powerful photo editing and creative design tools make every picture perfect. Create cards, calendars and other keepsakes.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      DoISO - free ISO CD/DVD image maker and CD/DVD burner for Windows.

      Discontinued

      Not updated since 2010

      • Windows
      gBurner is a powerful and easy-to-use CD/DVD burning tool, which allows you to create and burn data/audio/video CDs and DVDs, make bootable data CDs and DVDs, create multisession discs.
    3. Active@ ISO Burner is a simple-to-use dialog-style software to burn CD/DVD/Blue Ray ISO images compatible with the ISO 9660 standard. Automated burning is also supported.
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    4. [NOTE: This version is a complete new version from AmoK CD/DVD Burning] AmoK DVD Burner version 2.0 Betaversion 4 Built-in ASPI Layer for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista/7/2008.
    5. CBurner is a free tool for burning CD/DVD with a simple and intuitive user interface which makes it very easy to use for a novice user. It is small, portable, very fast and uses low system resources.

      Discontinued

      last official update: 09-10-2011

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