Top 10 Free Applications to Burn CD/DVD

Nero is the name which comes to mind when we think of CD/DVD burning. Mostly Nero comes bundled with out CD/DVD drives but the latest version of Nero is also resource intensive. There are other free alternatives which can perform as well as Nero and also consume less resource and space. Here are the 10 applications which you can use to burn CD/DVD/Blu Ray discs.

1) ImgBurn


ImgBurn is one of the best replacements for Nero available. It is lightweight and can burn a wide range of image formats like Bin, Cue, ISO, nrg etc. It also supports creation of DVD/Blu Ray discs. It is also very small in size, read the full review here.


2) CDBurnerXP


CDBurnerXP is another great freeware that can be used to burn your CD/DVDs. It can also burn Blu Ray disc and DVD movies along with Audio CDs. It can also be used to rip music from the audio CDs. It can also burn a lot of image formats and also comes with Lightscribe integration. Read more.


3) Ultimate CD/DVD Burner


It is a simple CD/DVD burner that can be used to burn files. It can also burn and create ISOs. The interface is very simple and it requires no installation. It is also very small in size.


4) DeepBurner


It is another free application that you can use for easy CD/DVD burning. It can quickly burn ISO images and can also record audio files. It also comes with an Autorun wizard which allows you to create autorun for your media. You can even use it to create CD cover etc. A pro version of the software is also available with more features. A portable version is also available.


5) Burn4Free


It lets you Burn CD/DVD and audio CDs with an easy drag and drop interface. The interface is not the best but is easy to use. It can burn any type of audio disks and can also be used to burn and create ISO files. It is compatible with almost all the types of CD/DVD burners.


6) FinalBurner


It is a free alternative to expensive CD/DVD burners. You can create data, audio, and video disks and burn them onto any type of media, such as CD R/RW, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, and DVD DL. It can also capture from Webcam and TV Tuner.


7) Express Burn


It is a free CD burning software to create and record audio and data CDs on Windows or Mac. It uses optimizing algorithms to quickly burn CDs. Data and audio discs can be quickly created by drag and drop and it does the necessary conversion if needed. The Paid version also allows you to burn DVDs and Blu Ray discs.


8) AVS Disc Creator


It has a lot of features and a nice interface which makes it a convenient software to burn CD/DVD/Blu Ray discs. It can create DVD videos, copy DVD and even create Audi CD backups. It also supports multiple image formats along with support for password protected image files. It supports a wide range of media and comes with a cover editor.


9) Folder Simpburn 1.0


This program is a standalone burning program and it can also be integrated in the context menu. It supports very fast data burning. It can burn a data disc in the following formats: CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R/W, DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD-R/W, DVD+DL and DVD-RAM disk and can also create multisession discs.


10) Free Easy CD DVD Burner


It is a complete free and easy CD & DVD burning solution. It can burn data and audio (WAV, WMA, MP3, OGG, FLAC, AAC, M4A) files to your CDs & DVDs. It can also burn and save ISO files, copy your CDs DVDs and save your favorite audio CDs to mp3 with the internal grabber.

If there are any other that you are aware of, I would love to hear about them. Which one do you use to burn CD/DVD ?


  1. voitek007 says:

    you best Thanks

  2. merso says:

    I know a Mac DVD Creator,which is the perfect solution for Mac computer users to burn videos including AVI, MOV, FLV(YouTube video, Google video,etc), TS, TP, TRP, MP4, MPG, MPEG, VOB, 3GP, and DAT to video DVDs. It has very high output quality and provides users with a customizable DVD .

  3. thesupplier09 says:

    thank you for your list it lokks like pretty good one i will try some of these and find the one that is best.and let you guys know.once again thank u.

  4. Deepak says:

    Had you looked DVD Author Plus. It is also a nice product.

  5. Simran says:

    After using IMGBurn I’ve not tried Nero again… ImgBurn is fast and easy to use 🙂

  6. Phaoloo says:

    Who says free is s*ck! I leave Nero once try ImgBurn