Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Keith Weisshar, Oct 15, 2014.
Which Multimedia Suite is best? Roxio, Nero, or Cyberlink?
Why do you need a multimedia suite? for doing what?
Burning ISO image, data, photos, videos, and music to optical discs.
You don't have to pay for over-bloated software:
Ashampoo Burning Studio - 31.0 MB, freeware
Multi-disc file backup and restore on CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs
Create compressed backup archives with powerful password protection
Split archives automatically across multiple CDs, DVDs or Blu-ray discs
Restore archive contents to their original locations
Integrated Audio CD ripper – store your audio tracks as WMA or WAV files
New option for setting the number of copies you want to burn (available for all disc formats)
Discs can now be verified immediately without being ejected first (if the drive supports this feature)
Numerous other small improvements that make the program easier to use and more effective
Burn files and folders on data CDs/DVDs/Blu-ray discs
Burn Audio CDs from WAV, MP3, FLAC, WMA and Ogg Vorbis files
Burn MP3-CDs from your MP3 files
Burn Video DVD, Video CD (VCD) or Super Video CD (S-VCD)
Create and burn CD/DVD/Blu-ray disc images
Burn speed and other options can all be set automatically
Make copies from audio, video or data discs easily
Interactive troubleshooting assistant for solving hardware and media problems
Save project files so that you can burn the same discs again later
Erase CD-RWs / DVD+RWs / DVD-RWs/ DVD-RAM/ BD-REs
Integrated support for over 1,700 CD, DVD and Blu-ray burners
Any Burn - 2.0 MB, freeware, portable version available as well.
Burn all CD / DVD / Blu-ray disc image files.
Burn files and folders in your hard drive to CD, DVD, or Bluray disc
Burn Audio CD which can be played in regular CD player from mp3, ape, flac, wma files...
Rip Audio CD to MP3, FLAC, APE, WMA files.
Copy disc using sector by sector method.
Create image files from hard disk files or CD / DVD / BD discs.
Convert disc image files between various formats.
Support both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows.
BurnAware Free - 7.3 MB, freeware
Burn files and folders to CD, DVD or Blu-ray Discs.
Append or update multisession discs.
Burn standard or boot disc images.
Burn ISO files to multiple recorders simultaneously.
Create boot CDs or DVDs.
Create Audio CDs.
Create DVD-Video discs.
Create MP3 CD / DVD / Blu-ray Discs.
Make standard or boot disc images.
Copy CD, DVD or Blu-ray Discs to ISO images.
Copy from discs to discs.
Verify discs byte by byte.
Recover files from damaged discs or different sessions.
Extract audio tracks from Audio CDs.
Erase and format re-writable discs.
View detailed disc and drive information.
ImgBurn - 3.3 MB, freeware
All the features from above and much more...Just not so easy to use if you are a beginner.
CDBurnerXP - 6.0 MB, freeware
burn any Data on CD-R/CD-RW/DVD+R/DVD-R/DVD+RW/DVD-RW/DVD-RAM/BD/HD-DVD, including double layer mediums
Supports burning data on permanent backup M-Discs, which promise up to 1000 years of data preservation.
burn mp3-CDs to store many audio files on one single disc
create bootable discs
Disc spanning: Spread data on multiple discs
verify written Data automatically after burning process
use either the internal browser to add your files or the intuitive Drop-Box to drag and drop files directly from any Windows Explorer window
save your compilations for creation of backups
burn on-the-fly and with buffer-underrun protections
import previous (ISO 9660) sessions and edit existing file structure on CD/DVD
quick- and full-erase disc
copy data discs (possible copy-protection is not bypassed)
retrieve recorder and disc information
Create Audio-CDs from the following formats: MP3, WAV, OGG, FLAC, WMA, APE, MPC, WV (WavPack), ALAC (Apple Lossless)
add single or multiple tracks from existing audio-CDs directly to your new compilation without ripping tracks before (add cda-files)
play audio-files with integrated audio player
gapless audio-CDs supported (disc-at-once-mode)
Import M3U or WPL playlists or Nero audio compilations (NRA)
support for ReplayGain
support for CD-Text
import CUE sheets
Export audio compilations as M3U playlist and Cue sheet
create mixed-mode discs
burn ISO files to CD
create your own ISO files
convert bin- and nrg-files to ISO
save CDs/DVDs as ISO file to disc
simple cover printing feature for data- and audio-discs
Command line version
supports most IDE, USB, Firewire and SCSI drives
integrated option to enable access to drive for restricted users
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