Two Light weight Burning Softwares under Windows and Mac OS X

I believe that you will encounter some cases when burning a disc is necessary for you daily work. Then you will need a burning tool installed right now. Since most of time , your buring performance is not every day work and you didn’t need the commercial ware installed , you may try some light weight burning tools. And this post will introduce you two light weight burning softwares under Windows and Mac OS X. They are BurnAware Free and Burn.
Also , both of them can be a good ,light weight , and free alternative to some commercial solutions , such as Nero etc. And also , if you need a premium buring suite for your home use , you can try Ashampoo Burning Studio and Alcohol 120%.

1.BurnAware Free

Platform: Windows

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  • Create data, bootable and multisession CD/DVD/Blu-ray Discs
  • Create Audio CDs and MP3 CD/DVD/Blu-ray Discs
  • Create DVD-Video
  • Create and burn boot images
  • Create and burn disc images
  • Supports all current hardware interfaces (IDE/SCSI/USB/1394/SATA)
  • Supports UDF/ISO9660/Joliet Bridged file systems (any combination)
  • On-the-fly writing for all image types (no staging to hard drive first)
  • Auto-verification of written files
  • Supports CD-Text and unicode characters
  • Supports Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7 (32 and 64 Bit), no drivers required


  • 100% Free for personal, home use
  • Does NOT contain any spyware, adware, banners etc.
  • Does NOT require .Net framework or service packs
  • Based on the most stable and fast disc recording SDK
  • Windows 7 support


Platform: Mac OS X

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Keep your files safe and share them.

Burn your files to a disc so you can access them later on. Choose different filesystems so you can share your files with people with different operating systems.

Change advanced settings like, file permissions, the disc icon, file dates and more on the fly in Burns inspector.

Let the music be with you.

Create standard Audio-CD discs with ease. Just drop your audio files in Burns audio list. Want more music on your disc, Burn can create MP3 discs. More and more players support these discs. Higher quality, no problem, Burn can create DVD-Audio discs, which can contain more and higher quality files.

Burn offers advanced options like CD-Text and mp3 tag editing to personalize your disc.

Share your movies.

Made your own movies and want to share them with family and friends? No problem. Burn can create a wide range of video discs. From VideoCD to DVD-Video discs. And DivX discs to fit more of your videos on a disc.

To personalize your DVD-Video disc, burn can create interactive menus. Choose a theme in Burn or create your own.

1 + 1 makes 2.

Allready have discs you like to reproduce. Don’t worry, Burn can help you. Burn can copy discs or use disk images to recreate your discs. With one drive Burn still will be able to copy a disc, by temporary saving the disc.


Forget worrying about convertion. Burn will take your video and audio files and turns them in the right format.

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3 Responses to Two Light weight Burning Softwares under Windows and Mac OS X

  1. Lisomm | #1

    Great collection ! Free buring software is just what I need!

  2. Smoon | #2

    Burning disc should be free and easy like this !;P

  3. Luke | #3

    I know the Mac Burning free solution !

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